Brian Robson

Author

Brian Robson was Emeritus Professor at Manchester University. In 1983 he founded the Centre for Urban Policy Studies and published six books and well over 100 articles. After retiring he pursued a long-held interest in historic urban cartography. He died in June 2020. 

Brian Robson was Emeritus Professor at Manchester University. In 1983 he founded the Centre for Urban Policy Studies and published six books and well over 100 articles. After retiring he pursued a long-held interest in historic urban cartography. He died in June 2020. 

Books

  • Hardback | Pub: 11 Nov 2021
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    Newcastle has a long and distinguished history through two millennia: a Roman fortress at the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall; an important centre of monasticism; a ‘royal’ bulwark against attacks and invasion from Scotland; and the...

  • Hardback | Pub: 04 Oct 2018
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    Manchester is one the world’s most iconic cities. Not only was it the first industrial city, it can claim to be the first post-industrial city. This book uses historic maps and unpublished and original plans to chart the dramatic growth and...