Community and identity

The making of modern Gibraltar since 1704
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ISBN-13:
9780719076350
Veröffentl:
2009
Einband:
HC gerader Rücken kaschiert
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.11.2009
Seiten:
464
Autor:
Stephen Constantine
Gewicht:
859 g
Format:
240x161x29 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
This fluent, accessible and richly informed study, based on much previously unexplored archival material, concerns the history of Gibraltar following its military conquest in 1704, after which sovereignty of the territory was transferred from Spain to Britain and it became a British fortress and colony.
This fluent, accessible and richly informed study, based on much previously unexplored archival material, concerns the history of Gibraltar following its military conquest in 1704, after which sovereignty of the territory was transferred from Spain to Britain and it became a British fortress and colony. -- .
List of tablesList of abbreviationsMap of Gibraltar, 1952Foreword: Professor Martin BlinkhornIntroduction and acknowledgements1 The demographic roots of Gibraltarian identity, 1704 to18192 A fortress economy, 1704 to 18153 Government and politics, 1704 to 18194 Demographic management: aliens and us, 1815 to the 1890s5 Economy and living standards in the nineteenth century6 Governors and the governed, 1815 to 19147 Demography and the alien in the twentieth century: creating the Gibraltarian8 Earning a living in the twentieth century9 Government and politics in the twentieth century, 1915 to 194010 Big government and self-government, 1940 to 196911 Towards the future: Constructing a Gibraltarian IdentityGuide to sources and a select bibliographyIndex