The Manor and the Borough

1st Edition

Beatrice Webb

Routledge
Published June 5, 2019
Reference - 404 Pages
ISBN 9780367149444 - CAT# K413109
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

Originally published in 1963, this book examines the English Local Government, and more specifically, the Manor and the Parish, considering the various exemptions, immunities and franchises which enabled the inhabitants of particular localities to exclude the authority of the county at large, or that of one or other of its officers, and thereby enjoy, within their own favoured areas, some peculiar forms of self-government. The book includes chapters on the city and borough of Westminster, the boroughs of Wales, administration by municipal democracies and the municipal revolution.

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