Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Sunday 28th May 2017 | Manchester, UK

9/11

9/11

Have you ever done an internet search for ‘terrorist attacks since 9/11? I suspect not. But if you did, as I have to write this piece, you’d be astounded at More »

Interpretations of Christmas

Interpretations of Christmas

Christmas. Christ’s Mass. For us in Britain, it’s very much a commercialised affair that is bombarded on our TVs, radios and in our wider culture from late October onwards until More »

Covina Massacre: Murdered by Santa

Covina Massacre: Murdered by Santa

It is nearly seven years since Bruce Jeffrey Pardo killed nine members of the same family and injured three others, before taking his own life, in a brutal Christmas Eve More »

Christmas Controversy

Christmas Controversy

The Christmas Controversy is a media and social talking point every year during the festive season. As a culture which often has an unquestioned excitement about Christmas, the Christmas Controversy More »

The Inspiration of Christmas

The Inspiration of Christmas

Despite the Christian celebration of the birth of Jesus altering dramatically throughout history, the ideas underpinning the annual Christmas festival have persistently provided a source of human inspiration. Although the More »