By Ramsay Muir
This ebook tells the historical past of Liverpool in a lucid, beautiful and forthright demeanour. via resisting the temptation to turn into ensnared by means of the trivialities of historic aspect, Muir guarantees that his narrative by no means flags as he strains the tale of the increase of Liverpool from its vague origins as a tiny hamlet of little of no value to its prestige as an excellent overseas buying and selling port and town. it's a interesting and now and then even an exciting tale.
The chapters contemplate Liverpool's improvement through old interval, and canopy between different issues, the geographical dangers confronted through Liverpool and the way the burgesses, retailers and city Council overcame them; how Liverpool turned a borough; the social stipulations of town; the results of varied international wars; the impact of the English Civil struggle; how the town's alternate and wealth grew; the slave exchange; piracy and privateering; the age of innovations; how the inventive and highbrow lifetime of town started to flourish; and the growth made within the 19th century.
This ebook is a duplicate of the 1907 variation. it's been painstakingly re-typeset, and the photographs scanned at excessive answer to supply a high quality product at a cheap expense. The textual content is unchanged except a number of very minor alterations, and even if the punctuation is basically because it appears to be like within the 1907 version, there are a few adjustments, largely in modernising the punctuation of quotations. The index has been a bit of amended.
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