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The battle hymns of the public

The recent discovery of what is believed to be the only existing copy of The National Chartist Hymn Book suggests that the UK version of the civil-rights movement could also be the forerunner of liberation theology. Jemima Thackray investigates

 

IN THE back room of Todmorden Public Library, in West Yorkshire, the historian Michael Sanders was rooting through three big, dusty boxes looking for something important. He had received a tip-off from a local historian about a certain document that, if found, would radically shake up his field of academic research.

"In the best traditions of TV and film-making," Dr Sanders, a senior lecturer ...

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