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A Knight Out with Chamberlain in Birmingham

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A Knight Out with Chamberlain in Birmingham by Bernard Zissman
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Sir Bernard Zissman, former Lord Mayor of Birmingham, takes an imaginary journey back in time to meet with the civic visionary Joseph Chamberlain. Zissman traces the earlier origins of Birmingham's innovative municipal development in the 19th century in conversation with Chamberlain, then turns the clock forward to his own time in power which laid the foundation for much of the city centre development that has transformed Birmingham in the late 20th century. The two men exchange views, discuss their respective periods in office and discover many instances of common interest along the way. They contrast their experiences and how national and international influences touched both their lives.

Author Biography

Sir Bernard Zissman was Lord Mayor of Birmingham in 1990 to 1991, is a Freeman of the City of London, and was knighted for public and political services in 1996.
Release date Australia
July 1st, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
50 illustrations
Imprint
Polperro Heritage Press
Pages
208
Dimensions
165x220x25
ISBN-13
9780953001279
Product ID
1760490

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