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The Roscoes of Liverpool
 Love, fame and family misfortunes 1753-1816,
by
Kevin Littlewood

 

The untold story of William and Jane Roscoe, their family and their friends, in the brash and often brutal world of Georgian Liverpool.

Available now as an
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Volume 2. The Roscoes of Liverpool; Ways of living 1816-1853 will follow.

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"It has been generally agreed that the achievement of a scholarly and comprehensive biography of William Roscoe of Liverpool was too monumental a task to be achieved by a single writer......This work comprehensively disproves such a pessimistic view.... Kevin Littlewood’s biography at last makes available to the public a detailed modern account of the life and work of a Liverpolitan one-off, a life which left an enduring and beneficial impact in so many different spheres."
From the book's foreword, by Dr John Edmondson, 2011
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Product details; xxiv pp. + 284 pp. + Bibliography/Endnotes


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