Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 29th May 2017 | Manchester, UK

Thomas Barnett

The Alliance for Progress

The Alliance for Progress

“To our sister republics south of our border, we offer a special pledge – to convert our good words into good deeds – in a new alliance for progress – More »

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

To the British observer, the American celebration of Thanksgiving can seem quite a strange and alien affair. In fact Thanksgiving stems from the tradition in many European countries of celebrating More »

Hero or Villain? Guy Fawkes

Hero or Villain? Guy Fawkes

He wasn’t an anarchist. He didn’t manage to blow up parliament. He wasn’t even the mastermind behind the Gunpowder plot. Why then do we remember Guy Fawkes in the way More »

Israel-Palestine: A region in conflict

Israel-Palestine: A region in conflict

The region occupied by the people of Israel and Palestine has seen more than a thousand years of bloodshed. Modern conflict follows a long line of violent history. Historically the More »

Interview with Daniel Szechi

Interview with Daniel Szechi

“I don’t actually know why you would want to interview me” Professor Szechi remarked, turning from his computer screen filled with the labour of hours of marking. Between us lay More »