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Little Germany: A History of Bradford's Germans


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This book takes us back to the nineteenth century, when Bradford, West Yorkshire, was the wool capital of the world. Over the centuries, Germany and Great Britain have been close trading partners. When Bradford became renowned for its rapidly expanding textile trade, prosperous German wool merchants came to town and many settled. These men, comparatively few in number but with great determination, influenced Bradford’s markets with their knowledge of commerce and philanthropic culture. They were merchants who left their mark, men who built the palatial warehouses in the area that is still known as Little Germany.

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Amberley Publishing (15 Sept. 2015)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 23.2 x 16.4 x 1 cm