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Something rich and strange

Manchester: Something rich and strange challenges us to see the quintessential post-industrial city in new ways. Bringing together twenty-three diverse writers and a wide range of photographs of Greater Manchester, it argues that how we see the city can have a powerful effect on its future – an urgent question given how quickly the urban core is being transformed. The book uses sixty different words to speak about the diversity of what we think of as Manchester – whether the chimneys of its old mills, the cobbles mostly hidden under the tarmac, the passages between terraces, or the everyday act of washing clothes in a laundrette. Unashamedly down to earth in its focus, this book makes the case for a renewed imaginative relationship that recognises and champions the fact that we’re all active in the making and unmaking of urban spaces.

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Cassie Britland

pride comes from more than just aesthetics. While the consecration of the grounds, orientation of the plots (facing east – one of many pagan practices adopted by Christians), and Gothic Revival design were all reassuringly traditional, the new Ashton and Dukinfield Cemeteries were also a picture of modernity. Each building was equipped with gas lighting and a Haden’s heating stove (the gold standard for any upstanding church or country manor in this period). The three 180 Underworlds chapels – one for each of Ashton’s primary denominations (Roman Catholic, Church of

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