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Docs: Manchester: A City United 12 Apr 2014

April 12th, 2014

Episode 604 of 1340 episodes

How Manchester helped shape the modern age. Communism, free trade, the co-operative movement, the campaign for female suffrage, European vegetarianism and trade unionism all originated or - crucially - were developed in the northern UK city.