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Civic image and civic patriotism in Liverpool 1880-1914

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The late Victorian and Edwardian period saw ritual become increasingly important in political life. Towns and cities were involved in conscious efforts to construct and project attractive images of themselves. These images were intended to encourage a sense of civic patriotism. Ceremonies, honorific titles, public events and civic architecture were essays in the invention of tradition.

However, historians have applied the concept of the invention of tradition unevenly. Previous resea...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Merton College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty

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Publication date:
2000
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:e2896eed-ee1d-4a58-8c52-10e80ebe6219
Local pid:
ora:5496

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