Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 22nd January 2018 | Manchester, UK

The AIDs Crisis of the 1980s

The AIDs Crisis of the 1980s

The early 1980s was a scary period to live through for American homosexual men. Homophobia and discrimination not only effected day to day life but it went hand in hand More »

Pocahontas: A Lost Story

Pocahontas: A Lost Story

Pocahontas is a renowned historical figure, thanks in the most part to the eponymous Disney film that placed her firmly in our historical awareness.  Daughter of Powhatan, the leader of More »

Jackie Robinson: Athlete to Activist

Jackie Robinson: Athlete to Activist

  Jackie Robinson is a significant figure in African American history. He raised issues of race relations, not only in sport, but in society as a whole by becoming the More »

The October Revolution: Interview with Peter Gatrell

The October Revolution: Interview with Peter Gatrell

This month marks the 100-year anniversary of the October Revolution. Dane Massey interviewed Peter Gatrell – a scholar of Russian history, to get his thoughts on the event.   Dane More »

The American Playboy

The American Playboy

  “Sex is the driving force on the planet. We should embrace it, not see it as the enemy.” – Hugh Hefner. The man who men wanted to be, and More »