Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Sunday 23rd July 2017 | Manchester, UK

Idi Amin: The Expulsion of South Asians from Uganda

Idi Amin: The Expulsion of South Asians from Uganda

Since Idi Amin did not write an autobiography, research on his background is limited. Amin was born in 1923 in either Koboko or Kampala. A researcher from Makerere University has More »

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 »