Waterfront Blues: The Rise and Fall of Liverpool's Dockland

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This book tells the real story about Liverpool's docklands and the people who lived and worked there. Set against the background of Liverpool's unique urban experience, the author sets out to tell what conditions were actually like in one of the world's largest and most important seaports. Sometimes, this makes for harrowing reading. There was poverty and poor housing. There was massive over-crowding, and the town grew at such a rate that public health in the poorer districts was among the worst in the world. Yet migrants ...

Waterfront Blues: The Rise and Fall of Liverpool's Dockland 2011, Carnegie Publishing Ltd, Lancaster

ISBN-13: 9781859361795

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