48 Hours Only | Save up to $12. Get the code »

A History of Birmingham


Write The First Customer Review

Birmingham was a village worth only one pound in the Domesday Survey, yet it rose to become the second city of the British Empire with a population that passed a million. Its growth began when Peter de Birmingham obtained a market charter in 1154 for his little settlement by an insignificant river, with all roads leading to its all-important market-place, the great triangular Bull Ring, with the parish church of St Martin's in the middle. In the succeeding centuries, Birmingham has been a product of market forces, as a ...

A History of Birmingham 2011, Phillimore & Co Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9781860776618

UK edition


A History of Birmingham 2003, Phillimore & Co Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780850338706

UK edition