The Wharncliffe Companion to Manchester (Paperback)
An A to Z of Local History
Aimed at visitors and residents alike, this companion to the history of Manchester is an indispensable reference guide to the long, varied and sometimes surprising story of the city. Essential information on the people, places and events which played key roles in the story is presented in a convenient A to Z format. Famous and notorious individuals are portrayed here; dramatic, sometimes tragic events are remembered. Familiar local myths and legends are explored. The volume is a source of fascinating insights into Manchester's past and offers answers to frequently asked historical questions about the people, places and events that make up the rich history of the city.