Manchester Compendium: A Street By Street History Of Englands Greatest Industrial City

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9780141029306: Manchester Compendium: A Street By Street History Of Englands Greatest Industrial City

In the same format as the successful London Compendium, the Manchester Compendium relates the remarkable and diverse history of England's second city. Manchester's town hall and its Royal Exchange epitomise the city's architectural grandeur and its industrial heritage., Peterloo and Engel's treatise on the conditions of the working classes its political history and the Manchester Guardian and Factory Records its cultural and social history. From Thomas de Quincey to Alan Touring, Neville Cardus to Morrissey - all are part of the city's rich and fascinating past. Covering every area of human activity and incorporating all the great events and key moments in the city's history this will be a fresh and unique perspective on a great city.

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Ed Glinert was born in Dalston, east London. he is the author of The Literary Guide to London and The London Compendium and leads a variety of walking tours around London. His fascination with people and place, the bizarre and the arcane, coupled with his forensic gift for digging out obscure stoires, is perfectly suited to this uniquely intriguing place.

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'Glinert writes entertainingly and clearly about the history of each district, street by street ! this is an essential volume for anyone with an interest in the city' Independent 'It could be the new Manchester bible' Middleton & North Manchester Guardian 'It could be the new Manchester bible' Middleton & North Manchester Guardian

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