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Literary landmarks: Five of Manchester’s best books

Literary landmarks: Five of Manchester’s best books

Whether you like fiction, non-fiction or something in between, Manchester has produced some incredible books. As hard as it is to narrow it to just five, this is a rounded look at some of the city’s literary landmarks
Engels and the worker bee: the importance of engaging with Manchester’s past

Engels and the worker bee: the importance of engaging with Manchester’s past

To understand Manchester we must understand its industrial history, argues George Walker
Artefact of the Week: Karl Marx’s desk

Artefact of the Week: Karl Marx’s desk

In keeping with the political atmosphere of the Students’ Union elections, Bella Jewell explores Manchester’s history of left-wing politics in this instalment of Artefact of the Week, looking to the desk on which Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels formulated the socio-economical theory Marxism

Why Engels? Why Now?

On the back of Jeremy Corbyn’s resounding victory in last year’s Labour leadership election, we explore the legacy of adopted Mancunian Friedrich Engels

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