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Ewen, Shane

Fighting Fires

Ewen, Shane - Fighting Fires, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Shane Ewen

2. Governing Fire Protection: The Origins of Municipal Fire Brigades, c.1800–38
Shane Ewen

3. Constructing Modern Fire Brigades: The Edinburgh ‘Great Fire’ of 1824
Shane Ewen

4. Controlling Fire: The Politics of Water and Steam Technology, c.1833–80
Shane Ewen

5. Firemen as Workers and Heroes: Working for Victorian Municipal Fire Brigades, c.1861–1900
Shane Ewen

6. Building a Professional Fire Service: The Rise of the Chief Fire Officer, c.1879–1914
Shane Ewen

7. Rational Reform in an Age of War: Creating a Modern Fire Service, 1914–38
Shane Ewen

8. From Braidwood to Braidy: A National Fire Service, 1941–7
Shane Ewen

9. From Fighting Fires to Fighting Firemen: A Fractured Fire Service, 1947–78
Shane Ewen

10. Conclusion: The British Fire Service in Comparative Context
Shane Ewen

Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Social History, Cultural History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Modern History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
243 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230248403
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35492-4

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