Lancashire Wakes Week

Poole, Robert (1984) Lancashire Wakes Week. History Today, 34 (August). pp. 22-29. Full text not available from this repository.

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Discusses the Lancashire wakes week in Northern England, occasions when entire towns would close down completely while their populations migrated to the seaside. Description of the wakes celebrations; Result of the growth of repressive evangelical attitudes in the late 18th century; Effect of the upheavals of the industrial revolution period on the Lancashire wakes holiday.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: History Today
Publisher: History Today Ltd
ISSN: 0018-2753
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Departments: Faculty of Education, Arts and Business > Institute of the Arts
Pre 2016 Departments: Faculty of Education, Arts and Business > Arts and Humanities
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2010 16:37
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2016 16:09

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