Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 22nd January 2018 | Manchester, UK

Nina Khan

History You Should Know: Concubinage

History You Should Know: Concubinage

  The concept of keeping a concubine is one that society today is unfamiliar with, yet this was a social norm for much of the ancient world and a common More »

Half Time Team Talk

Half Time Team Talk

After a long Christmas break the history sports teams have been back in action since the start of the semester and the Netball team are back to their old winning More »

Book Review: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Book Review: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall is centred around Thomas Cromwell, a man widely hated in his lifetime and distrusted by his peers. He served as a high-ranking advisor to Henry VIII More »

Half Time Team Talk

Half Time Team Talk

It has been another exciting month for history sport with lots of drama and a few tears. History FC have had a good month so far with comfortable wins against More »

Half Time Team Talk

Half Time Team Talk

This year saw the return of the History Society’s football and netball team, with the new additions of a hockey and cricket team. For both the football and the netball More »