Bloody British History: Manchester

Bloody British History: Manchester

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INCLUDING: * CITY of CANNIBALS! How William the Conqueror ensured that HUMAN FLESH was the only thing on Manchester's menu! * HOROSCOPE of DEATH! The real reason why Manchester's own college warden was charged with treason! * PETERLOO! The true story of one of the most infamous massacres in British history! Manchester has one of the darkest histories on record. Beginning with the mysteries of the Druids and roaring through to the mud, blood and bullets of the Western Front and the falling bombs of the Blitz, hundreds of incredible true stories are crammed into this volume. With more than seventy illustrations, you'll never see the city in the same way again!show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752476599
  • 9780752476599

About Andrew Fear

Dr. Andrew Fear is a lecturer in Classics at Manchester University, where he has been based for more than a decade. An Oxford-educated expert in early Roman Britain, he has published widely on topics as varied as ancient ghosts, Visigoths, and the dancing girls of the ancient Mediterranean. He also leads guided tours to study the archaeology of the ancient world.show more