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Published: 01 December 2017

304 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781781383179

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Liverpool Sectarianism

The Rise and Demise

Keith Daniel Roberts

Liverpool University Press

  • While the book utilises archival data, its key strength is in the broad range of original face to face interviews with individuals from a range of backgrounds.
  • The book comprehensively challenges the orthodox hypothesis that post war slum clearance simply bulldozed away sectarianism. The author's work portrays that a multitude of other factors were prevalent in the decline of sectarianism, specifically in relation to the development of an overarching local identity
  • In examining the decline of Liverpool sectarianism, something no other work has done, the book offers a substantive and substantial original contribution to knowledge
  • The book is accessible to a non-academic audience as the complex subject matter is explained in a way as to be understood by a general readership