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Labour and People’s History University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire historians work on labour and people’s history, covering a wide range of topics in Britain and Ireland.

We have longstanding links with the region’s museums, libraries and archives as well with as local groups. Many of our students do successful dissertations, projects and placements in this area.

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2019 saw the bicentenary of the ‘Peterloo massacre', a formative event in the history of British democracy when a mass rally for parliamentary reform in Manchester on 16 August 1819 was attacked by armed cavalry with hundreds of casualties.

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