Fighting Fires : Creating the British Fire Service, 1800-1978 Hardback
by Shane Ewen
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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 235 pages, 2 Illustrations, black and white; VIII, 235 p. 2 illus.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 27/11/2009
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9780230517103