Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Sunday 25th June 2017 | Manchester, UK

Aiswarya Kishor

1994 In South Africa

1994 In South Africa

South Africans will never forget the year of 1994, during which there was great cathartic change in the nation. Within a period of 12 months apartheid was abolished, the African More »

The Boston Tea Party: The Genesis of the American Revolution

The Boston Tea Party: The Genesis of the American Revolution

Since the advent of the 18th century, tea had been frequently imported to the American colonies. By 1773, it was estimated that American colonists drank approximately 1.2 million pounds of More »

Food Festivals From Around the Globe

Food Festivals From Around the Globe

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own Food is one among life’s endless delights. Throughout More »

The Life and Times of José Rizal

The Life and Times of José Rizal

A national hero of the Philippines and the pride of the Malayan race, José Rizal is a historical figure admired by many. He was born on the 19th June 1861, More »

The Rhythms of Rebellion

The Rhythms of Rebellion

Amidst the clouds of legal racial segregation and inhumane apartheid laws in 20th century South Africa, music was a silver lining for the masses. Songs werepowerful political tools that subliminally More »