History of Blackburn by Derek Beattie
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History of Blackburn
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History of Blackburn

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History of Blackburn by Derek Beattie

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Beattie's readable history explains how and why Blackburn was so successful, looking not just at the economy, but crime to education and religion to riots, before, during and after the great cotton centuries. Illustrated throughout, this book will interest everyone connected with this quintessentially Lancashire town.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781859361139
ISBN-10: 1859361137
Format: Hardback
(248mm x 178mm x 27mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Carnegie Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Carnegie Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 21-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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