Books about Liverpool, England

About the city of Liverpool, England

Liverpool lies on the north-west coast of England, east of the Mersey Estuary.

History and Tourism

Liverpool was granted a royal charter by King John in 1207 and received city status in 1880. It was part of the large north-west county of Lancashire until the formation of the county of Merseyside in 1974.

The Port of Liverpool developed from the 1700s when the nearby River Dee increasingly silted, resulting in the River Mersey becoming more suitable for maritime trade with the north west of England. The C19th was a time of great expansion and increasing wealth for many.

During the C20th there were many and various challenges and changes, the most dramatic of which occurred during WW2 when Liverpool was heavily bombed. Of the historic architecture that survived WW2 much was destroyed by the extensive demolishing and building works that followed. On a more positive note, much entertainmenent and musical talent emerged from Liverpool during the 1960s. The industrial decline of the 1970-80s affected Liverpool as well as many other urban areas in the north of England. Regeneration followed, an early project being the redevelopment of the Albert Dock (above) during 1981-4.

Other areas that have also benefited from redevelopment include the former King's Dock which is now the location of the Echo Arena, Prince's Dock which is now home to a modern 22-storey residential complex and the Keel Wharf waterfront where the Liverpool Wheel opened in 2010.

Sports

Comment about Liverpool would be incomplete without mention of the city's football clubs, Liverpool F.C. ('the Reds') and their neighbours who play in blue, Everton F.C.. The third professional Merseyside football club is Tranmere Rovers F.C..

Other sporting activities are also pursued but most locals would probably agree that on Merseyside football is the most popular sport.

See also news from, about or mentioning Liverpool, England.

Great Britain: 4 Books - Places You NEED To Visit in Great Britain, London, Manchester & Birmingham (Great Britain, London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, Manchester) (Volume 2)

Great Britain: 4 Books - Places You NEED To Visit in Great Britain, London, Manchester & Birmingham (Great Britain, London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, Manchester) (Volume 2)

by Writing Souls' Travel Guides

ISBN: 1721028765 ASIN: 1721028765

185 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Price: 29.73 USD

Liverpool Tourist Guide 2019: Shops, Restaurants, Entertainment and Nightlife in Liverpool, England (City Tourist Guide 2019)

Liverpool Tourist Guide 2019: Shops, Restaurants, Entertainment and Nightlife in Liverpool, England (City Tourist Guide 2019)

by Dashiell P. Cline

ISBN: 1722629258 ASIN: 1722629258

150 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Price: 14.95 USD

Manchester: Where To Go, What To See - A Manchester Travel Guide (Great Britain,London,Birmingham,Glasgow,Liverpool,Bristol,Manchester) (Volume 7)

Manchester: Where To Go, What To See - A Manchester Travel Guide (Great Britain,London,Birmingham,Glasgow,Liverpool,Bristol,Manchester) (Volume 7)

by Worldwide Travellers

ISBN: 1544737319 ASIN: 1544737319

42 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Price: 19.73 USD

Manchester: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit (Great Britain, London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, Manchester) (Volume 7)

Manchester: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit (Great Britain, London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, Manchester) (Volume 7)

by Writing Souls' Travel Guides

ISBN: 1981379983 ASIN: 1981379983

54 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Price: 19.73 USD

Liverpool City Guide (Pitkin Guide)

Liverpool City Guide (Pitkin Guide)

by John McIlwain

ISBN: 1841655619 ASIN: 1841655619

36 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: The History Press

Price: 9.95 USD

A Liverpool Companion

A Liverpool Companion

by Herb Lester Associates

ISBN: 1910023868 ASIN: 1910023868

1 pages (Map)

Publisher: Herb Lester Associates

Price: 6.95 USD

Liverpool Pocket Guide, 2nd (Thomas Cook Pocket Guides)

Liverpool Pocket Guide, 2nd (Thomas Cook Pocket Guides)

by Thomas Cook Publishing

ISBN: 1848483724 ASIN: 1848483724

144 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Thomas Cook Publishing

Price: 9.95 USD

Seaport: Architecture and Townscape in Liverpool

Seaport: Architecture and Townscape in Liverpool

by Quentin Hughes

ISBN: 0853311145 ASIN: 0853311145

180 pages (Hardcover)

Publisher: Humanities Pr

Price: 29.95 USD

111 Places in Liverpool That You Shouldn't Miss (111 Places in .... That You Must Not Miss)

111 Places in Liverpool That You Shouldn't Miss (111 Places in .... That You Must Not Miss)

by Peter de Figueiredo, Julian Treuherz

ISBN: 3954517698 ASIN: 3954517698

240 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Emons Publishers

Price: 19.90 USD

Wallpaper* City Guide Liverpool (Wallpaper City Guides)

Wallpaper* City Guide Liverpool (Wallpaper City Guides)

by Wallpaper*

ISBN: 0714864269 ASIN: 0714864269

103 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Phaidon Press

Price: 12.95 USD

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