Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 29th May 2017 | Manchester, UK

Black Friday: A Festive Controversy

Black Friday: A Festive Controversy

Black Friday is the day following thanksgiving, which, for years, has been associated with a shopping frenzy due to the promotion of goodswith huge discounts all over the country. It More »

Lance Armstrong and the Scandal of Sports Doping

Lance Armstrong and the Scandal of Sports Doping

Lance Armstrong: seven times Tour de France winner, cancer survivor, and the biggest drugs cheat in the history of sport. Before 2012-2013 Lance Armstrong was considered by many to be More »

Hero or Villain? Enoch Powell

Hero or Villain? Enoch Powell

“As I look ahead, I am filled with foreboding; like the Roman, I seem to see ‘the River Tiber foaming with much blood.” These are the words of Enoch Powell More »

Ellis Island: a Gateway into a New World

Ellis Island: a Gateway into a New World

‘Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breath free’ begins the inscription below the Statue of Liberty. Yet despite this, early 20th century immigration to the More »

The Edict of Expulsion

The Edict of Expulsion

The expulsion of the Jews from England in 1290 was a relatively quick and efficient affair. The order that the Jews were to leave the country by All Saints day More »