Introduction: Making the Modern City, Alan Kidd & Terry Wyke Chapter 1: Roots of Industrial Revolution, Geoff Timmins Chapter 2: Rise and Decline of Cottonopolis, Terry Wyke Chapter 3: Science, Technology and Medicine, James Sumner Chapter 4: Voices of the People, Michael E. Rose Chapter 5: A Cosmopolitan City, Mervyn Busteed Chapter 6: Culture, Media and Sport, Dave Russell Chapter 7: Township to Metropolis: Suburbs and the shaping of the modern city, Alan Kidd Chapter 8: The Resurgent Entrepreneurial City, Brian Robson
Alan Kidd is Emeritus Professor of Social & Regional History, Manchester Metropolitan University. Terry Wyke is Senior Lecturer in Social & Economic History, Manchester Metropolitan University.
'Fascinating in-depth study of how and why Manchester developed into an internationally important city. A thoroughly enjoyable read with many illustrations.'