In Episode 2, we spoke to Mollie Ramos, head of the Online Team about her article on ‘The Life of Rachel Carson’, featuring in Issue 32: Religion, Culture and Environment. Described as the “essence of gentle scholarship”, Rachel Carson’s most notable contribution ‘Silent Spring’ revolutionised the role of environmental protection and conservation, and as we Continue Reading
Welcome to the first instalment of the Manchester Historian Podcast
In this episode, we spoke to editors of the magazine for the 2018/19 year, Laura Ali and Will Kerrs.
We discussed everything from what led them to get involved in the magazine, to the processes they go through to getting the magazine to publish, the exciting features of the upcoming issue and their high hopes for this new podcast service.
This podcast was produced by the Manchester Historian Online Team, with special thanks to the University of Manchester Media Services Department for the equipment, the Design Team for the artwork and to MONKJACK for the music (see the link below for more from him).
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Both Spain and Mexico are considered to be very colourful and vibrant countries, yet they also have dark pasts. The brutal dictatorships of Porfirio Díaz in Mexico and Miguel Primo de Rivera in Spain marred the uniquely spirited countries during the 19th and 20th Centuries. The regimes’ mirrored each other in many ways because the Continue Reading
Our generation can learn a lot from the greatest public servant of the Greatest Generation. George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, passed away Nov. 30, 2018, at the age of 94. He served as president from 1989 to 1993, and was a World War II hero and a former Congressman, U.N. Continue Reading
“The Floating World” refers to the pleasure-seeking, urban lifestyle of the Edo period of Japan (1600-1868). This period of relative stability under Tokugawa Shogunate was one of prolific cultural output, especially in large cities such as the capital, Edo, which is now Tokyo. Haiku poetry found increased popularity during this period, propagated by master poets Continue Reading