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Manchester Then And Now

Author : Jonathan Schofield
ISBN : 1906388369
Genre : Greater Manchester
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Part of the bestselling 'Then and Now' series, Manchester Then and Now visually charts the huge changes that have affected the city from the 1860s. The building of the ship canal in the late Victorian era turned Manchester into the UK's third biggest port. The industrial boom of the 1930s and post-war bust followed by the regeneration with the Commonwealth Games are all featured in a book that includes some spectacular aerial comparisons. A wonderful visual guide to Manchester, past and present. Some 70 historic photographs of Manchester's past are paired with specially commissioned contemporary views taken from the same vantage point. You can see the same streets and buildings as they were 'then' and as they are 'now'. The book features the changes to the city created by the massive IRA bomb of 1996, the demolition of some of the 1960s architecture and its redevelopment, the conversion of old mills to modern apartments and the renaissance of the Salford Quays as sought-after residential areas. Some of the recent strong setpiece buildings of Manchester are also included, such as the futuristic Imperial War Museum North and the 169-m tall Beetham Tower. And, of course, the evolution of the city's sports stadia is charted with images of Old Trafford Main Road, the Belle Vue stadium and Lancashire County Cricket's Old Trafford test area.
Category: Greater Manchester

Manchester Then And Now

Author : Chris Makepeace
ISBN : 075096376X
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The city of Manchester, once known as ‘the queen of the cotton cities’, has seen many changes over the course of the last centuries – from the boom years of the Industrial Revolution, through the destruction of the Second World War, and onwards to post-war and early twenty-first century expansion and regeneration. In this captivating selection of fascinating archive images paired with modern photography of the same scenes today, Chris Makepeace captures the changes that have taken place in Manchester in terms of its people, its society and its structure. Manchester Then & Now is the perfect book for anyone who loves the city of Manchester.

Manchester Then And Now

Author : Edwin F. Jones
ISBN : HARVARD:32044086341914
Genre : Manchester (N.H.)
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Category: Manchester (N.H.)

Then And Now

Author : Joan Coutu
ISBN : 9780773582972
Genre : Art
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In the mid-eighteenth century, English gentlemen filled their houses with copies and casts of classical statuary while the following generation preferred authentic antique originals. By charting this changing preference within a broader study of material culture, Joan Coutu examines the evolving articulation of the English gentleman. Then and Now consists of four case studies of mid-century collections. Three were amassed by young aristocrats - the Marquis of Rockingham, the Duke of Richmond, and the Earl of Huntingdon - who, consistent with their social standing, were touted as natural political leaders. Their collections evoke the concept of gentlemanly virtue through example, offering archetypes to encourage men toward acts of public virtue. As the aristocrats matured in the politically fractious realm of the 1760s, such virtue could become politicized. A fourth study focuses on Thomas Hollis, who used his collection to proselytize his own unique political ideology. Framed by studies of collecting practices earlier and later in the century, Coutu also explores the fluid temporal relationship with the classical past as the century progressed, firmly situating the discussion within the contemporaneous emerging field of aesthetics. Broadening the focus beyond published texts to include aesthetic conversations among the artists and the aristocracy in Italy and England, Then and Now shows how an aesthetic canon emerged - embodied in the Apollo Belvedere, the Venus de’ Medici, and the like - which shaped the Grand Manner of art.
Category: Art

City Of Revolution

Author : Jamie Peck
ISBN : 0719058880
Genre : Business & Economics
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Provides a critical account of one of Europe's most celebrated examples of urban transformation, getting beneath the hype to ask what has really changed in the "new" Manchester. The first comprehensive account of contemporary political and economic change in Manchester. Explores the costs andconsequences of making the transition from an industrial to a post-industrial or "entrepreneurial" city, with broad implications for other major cities.
Category: Business & Economics

Now And Then Friends

Author : Kate Hewitt
ISBN : 9780698195349
Genre : Fiction
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The USA Today bestselling author of Rainy Day Sisters returns to Hartley-by-the-Sea... Childhood best friends Rachel Campbell and Claire West have not only grown up, but after fifteen years, they've also grown apart... After her father left, Rachel had to dedicate her life to managing her household: her two younger sisters, her disabled mother, and her three-year-old nephew. When Rachel’s not struggling to look after all of them, she makes her living cleaning the houses of wealthy families—inclulding the Wests, where a surprise now awaits her. . . . A lifetime of drifting in other people's currents has finally left Claire high and dry. First it was her parents, then the popular crowd in school, and finally her fiancé. Now she’s returned to Hartley-by-the-Sea to recover. But running into Rachel brings back memories of past mistakes, and Claire wonders if she now has the courage to make them right. Soon Claire’s brother, Andrew, asks Rachel to keep an eye on Claire, which is the last thing either woman wants. But as their lives threaten to fall apart, both Claire and Rachel begin to realize what they need most is a friend. The kind of friend they once were to each other, and perhaps can be again. . . . From the Trade Paperback edition.
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One God Two Goddesses Three Studies Of South Indian Cosmology

Author : Don Handelman
ISBN : 9789004257399
Genre : Religion
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One God, Two Goddesses studies through their deities three very different South Indian cosmic worlds whose existence depends on their incessant dynamism, which is deeply and intimately related to ongoing transformation and regeneration.
Category: Religion