Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 29th May 2017 | Manchester, UK

Zoey Strzelecki

Advancing into the Archives Workshop: Liverpool Records Office, 9 March 2015.

Advancing into the Archives Workshop: Liverpool Records Office, 9 March 2015.

Second-year undergraduates from the University of Manchester and Liverpool John Moores University were invited to go digging in the archives on Monday, as part of a new workshop designed to More »

Year in Photos: 1945

Year in Photos: 1945

1. January 20 – Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated to a fourth term as President of the United States, the only President ever to exceed two terms.   2. January More »

Seppuku- a Suicidal Honour

Seppuku- a Suicidal Honour

Seppuku was part of the honour code of Japanese samurai and could be performed for several reasons. Literally meaning, “stomach cutting”, samurai would sacrifice their own lives by method of More »

Issue 19

The ritual of sacrifice has been an integral part of hundreds of cultures throughout the centuries. Many times this would involve the sacrifice of life, being a cow, a bull, More »

Dim Sum- the Original Brunch

Dim Sum- the Original Brunch

Hargau (steamed shrimp dumplings), lo baakgou (turnip cake), paigwut (steamed ribs); these are a few examples of the much loved dim sum that has become recognised, and eaten across the More »