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The riots on record: H&P historian in The Guardian and BBC R4


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Andrew Davies, of the University of Liverpool, puts David Cameron's comments about gang culture under the historical spotlight - looking at the nineteenth century story of gangs and asking what we can learn today.

Manchester's original gangsters (The Guardian, 21 August)
The World This Weekend (BBC R4; begins at 24:50)

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