A wave of revolutions swept across Europe in 1848. Beginning in Sicily and followed by the February revolution in France, many countries were rocked by popular uprisings. Britain though remained largely impervious to revolutionary change – as shown in The Manchester Guardian leader columns, some of which start by reacting to quotes from the rival Manchester Examiner

21 June 1848

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