Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 | Manchester, UK

Interview with Yangwen Zheng

Interview with Yangwen Zheng

I was lucky enough to interview the History department’s most electric member: DrYangwen Zheng. Joining the university and effectively starting its Chinese history curriculum, she has been on an academic More »

The Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree Tradition

The Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree Tradition

  Forget the John Lewis Christmas advert: as far as traditions go, the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree given to Britain by Norway is one of the most established and deeply More »

Infidelities of Rulers

Infidelities of Rulers

The infidelity of those in the limelight is an issue that always has, and probably always will be, one of public interest. In the modern day, famous individuals including politicians, More »

What You Didn’t Know About William Wilberforce

What You Didn’t Know About William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce was born in 1759 to a wealthy merchant family in the north eastern city of Hull, England. He became a Member of Parliament for Hull at the age More »

The Middle Passage

The Middle Passage

The Middle Passage was a route which slaves were transported through from West Africa to America. It was part of the Transatlantic Triangle. The triangle started in the West Indies More »