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ENGLAND

July/August 2013

england-alpert-clubENGLAND: Marxist political theorist and author Friedrich Engels spent two formative years (1842–44) in Manchester, where the deplorable conditions he observed inspired him to write The Condition of the Working Class in England. While there, he joined the German-founded Alpert Club. During construction of the new, high-tech National Graphene Institute, remnants of the private social club’s cellar and foundations were uncovered, alongside the remains of a row of worker’s houses and Potter’s Turkish Baths, just the second public Turkish baths opened in England since the Roman period. —Samir S. Patel

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