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Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

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This volume represents a scholarly challenge to Dundee's traditional image as a town overshadowed by the jute industry, abandoned by its wealthy middle classes and characterized by social strife and architectural ugliness. The book brings together new research on the activities of Dundee's businessmen, civic elites, intellectuals, social reformers, urban planners and ...more
Paperback, 238 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Birlinn Ltd
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David Robertson
Dec 23, 2012 David Robertson rated it it was ok
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Although this contained some useful information and is well written - I found it heavy going and very dry. What is particularly disappointing are the aspects of Victorian Dundee that are left out - most notably the impact of Christianity and the Church. This I suspect reflects the outlook of the writers rather than the reality of the situation.
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Christopher Allan Whatley FRHistS, FRSE is a well-known and widely published Scottish historian. He has been Professor of Scottish History at the University of Dundee since 1997.
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