Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 22nd January 2018 | Manchester, UK

Holly Donald

Motown: Its True Impact on the Civil Rights Movement

Motown: Its True Impact on the Civil Rights Movement

For almost 60 years Tamla Motown hasproved that black soul and R&Bis universally popular. In Britain, this was especially true with its re-emergence in the 1980sas the Northern Soul Youth More »

Lincoln and the 13th Amendment – The Difficulties He Faced:

Lincoln and the 13th Amendment – The Difficulties He Faced:

  The 13th Amendment needs little, if any, introduction. Abraham Lincoln, often voted the most popular or inspirational President, has been preserved as the freer of slaves. Most recently immortalised More »

Women and the American Civil War

Women and the American Civil War

Like all wars, the American Civil Waris perceived as a man’s world. However, women, disguised as male soldiers, fought alongside men completely underminingcontemporary ideas of the ‘true woman’ and proving More »