Fighting Fires: Creating the British Fire Service, 1800-1978 (Hardback)
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Fighting Fires: Creating the British Fire Service, 1800-1978 (Hardback)

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Hardback 235 Pages / Published: 27/11/2009
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The first full-length scholarly history of the British fire service, 1800-1978, this book scrutinizes how firemen created a professional public service incumbent upon municipal government. It examines the influence of major fires and leading personalities within the fire service in constructing a professional ethos for municipal fire brigades.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230517103
Number of pages: 235
Weight: 436 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 16 mm

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