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

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

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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.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 235 pages, 2 Illustrations, black and white; VIII, 235 p. 2 illus.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780230517103

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