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A New History of the Isle of Man, Vol. 5 The Modern Period, 1830-1999 by John Belchem
  

A New History of the Isle of Man, Vol. 5 The Modern Period, 1830-1999

Part of the New History of the Isle of Man Series

Synopsis

A New History of the Isle of Man, Vol. 5 The Modern Period, 1830-1999 by John Belchem

A New History of the Isle of Man will provide a new benchmark for the study of the island's history. In five volumes, it will survey all aspects of the history of the Isle of Man, from the evolution of the natural landscape through prehistory to modern times. The Modern Period is the first volume to be published. Wide in coverage, embracing political, constitutional, economic, labour, social and cultural developments in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the volume is particularly concerned with issues of image, identity and representation. From a variety of angles and perspectives, contributors explore the ways in which a sense of Manxness was constructed, contested, continued and amended as the little Manx nation underwent unprecedented change from debtors' retreat through holiday playground to offshore international financial centre.

About the Author

John Belchem is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Liverpool, author of Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1940 (LUP, 2007) and editor of Liverpool 800: Character, Culture, History (LUP, 2006).

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Book Info

Publication date

1st April 2001

Author

John Belchem

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Publisher

Liverpool University Press

Format

Hardback
484 pages

Categories

Social & cultural history

ISBN

9780853237167

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