Nestling in its narrow Pennine valley at the Bronte end of Yorkshire, Hebden Bridge is an enigma. Over the twentieth century, this small town's industrial roots slowly dried up. But then, from the 1970s onwards, it was colonized by waves of artists, bohemians, New Age enthusiasts, media types and an increasingly affluent, left-leaning population. What makes Hebden Bridge the remarkable place it has become? Social historian Paul Barker grew up here and has a keen sense of belonging. So he is perfectly placed to chronicle and ...

Hebden Bridge 2012, Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780711232150

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