Halifax Pubs: Volume Two: Volume two (BOK)

Stephen Gee

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From both social and historical perspectives,the public house has long played an important role in the life of the ancient parish of Halifax. This second volume of Halifax Pubs covers a different set of pubs to the first volume and provides an invaluable insight into the history of the town and its surrounding communities. Covering areas previously unexplored, the book touches upon some of the local and national events that have influenced Halifax's brewers, publicans and customers. Illustrated with over 200 old photographs - many previously unpublished and dating from as far back as the 1850s - this fascinating collection will rekindle memories of events, incidents, celebrations or simply the hostelries themselves. Stephen Gee - author of Halifax Through Time and whose 'Gee Collection' is an invaluable resource for historians of the parish - provides an endlessly fascinating account of the town's hostelries that includes tales of riots, forgery and murder.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Stephen Gee
Forlag
Amberley Publishing Local
ISBN 9781445602424
Antall sider 128 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 23,5cm x 1,2cm
Vekt 310 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Local history, Places in old photographs