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Marx & Engels in Manchester: Walkers of the World Unite!

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Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, pioneers of communism, devout politicos, rabble-rousers, rebels, radicals and revolutionaries, came to Manchester on many occasions in the mid-19th century.

They wanted to see the effect capitalism was having at the coal-face of the Industrial Revolution. Indeed Engels was a cotton merchant here, one of the very capitalists he despised.

Such irony! What a dilemma!

Join that well-known polemicist and rhetorician Ed Glinert (credited in the introduction of Francis Wheen’s biography of Karl Marx) in walking through their haunts.


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