Fighting Fires: Creating the British Fire Service, 1800-1978 (Hardback)Shane Ewen (author)
Hardback 235 Pages / Published: 27/11/2009
- We can order this
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
Number of pages: 235
Weight: 436 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 16 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at