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  • Manchester: Making The Modern City

    This new history of Manchester edited by two of Manchester's leading historians, Alan Kidd and Terry Wyke

  • Marx in London

    This book certainly achieves what it sets out to do: to provide a guide both for visitors to London who want to see the places in the city associated with Marx

  • Victorians and Edwardians Abroad: the Beginning of the Modern Holiday

    This is an informative and enjoyable read, reporting an exploration of the formative years of the Polytechnic Travel Agency (PTA), in the late 19th and early 20th century.

  • The Chartists: Perspectives and Legacies

    This is not a book for those just starting to explore the history of Chartism, but it is an interesting and informative read for those with a little background knowledge of the movement.

  • Anarchist Encounters: Russia In Revolution

    This book presents extracts from five visitors to Russia in 1920 and 1921.

  • People, Places and Identities. Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

    This book is a collection of essays in social and cultural history.

  • Childhood and Death in Victorian England

    This fascinating, if grim, book researches the ways that children died [and thus by implication lived] in the period 1800 -1901.

  • Cowie Miners Polmaise Colliery and the 1984-85 Miners' Strike

    This publication reproduces two pamphlets from the years of the Scottish Miners’ Strike.

  • The Russian Revolution: When Workers Took Power

    Vernadsky considers the Russian Revolution of 1917 to be ‘the greatest event in political history… It was the first occasion that working-class people took political power and held it for a significant period’.