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Lost Manchester
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Lost Manchester (Paperback)

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Like many cities in the UK, Manchester has changed dramatically over the years and continues to do so. The 'Second City of Empire' was a powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution, especially in textile manufacture, and for a time was the most productive centre of cotton processing in the world. The boom ended as dramatically as it had begun, with the death of the textile industry and waning of the city's role as a major inland port, and the postwar decades were marked by industrial decline, urban decay and mass unemployment as factories and warehouses lay dormant and derelict. By the end of the twentieth century, however, Manchester's fortunes had changed as a massive programme of inner-city regeneration saw the city successfully transform itself into a thriving post-industrial centre of arts, culture commerce.



Lost Manchester describes this remarkable transformation in words and pictures, highlighting the many well-known buildings that are no longer part of the city's landscape. This is a book that will appeal not only to the city's residents but also the many visitors who come here every year to savour its delights.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureHistory & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaLocal history Publisher: Amberley Publishing Publication Date: 15/10/2021 ISBN-13: 9781445688046  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Having been born in North Manchester, Jean has managed the local history collection in Widnes library for many years. She has also created the image website for Halton (www.picturehalton.gov.uk) and has published a number of heritage walk leaflets for Halton Library Service. She is now an adult tutor, offering courses in family history. John has numerous production credits in theatre, TV & film (BBC & Granada). He has worked mainly for the last decade in portrait, film and artscape photography.

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