Liverpool: City of Radicals (BOK)

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Uncontrollable, anarchic, separate and alienated from mainstream England, the Liverpool of popular imagination is a hotbed of radicalism and creativity. But is that reputation really justified? Starting in 1911, a year which saw a warship on the Mersey suppressing near revolution in the Liverpool Transport Strike, the remarkable exhibition of paintings by Picasso, Matisse, Cezanne and the European avant-garde alongside works by local artists at the Bluecoat, and the opening of The Liver Building, the first major building in the UK to use reinforced concrete in its construction and crowned by two liver birds that came to symbolise the city's resilience, this fascinating book looks at one hundred years of radicals and radicalism in Liverpool. Ranging widely across a century of politics, music, football, theatre, architecture and art, "Liverpool: City of Radicals" concludes with a look at the contemporary city and asks what role radicalism can play in the future of Liverpool.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2011
Forlag
Liverpool University Press
ISBN 9781846316470
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 388 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Bryan Biggs, John Belchem Emner og form British & Irish history, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, Social & cultural history

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