Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 | Manchester, UK

Concealing Scandal: Censorship in Chinese Media versus British Freedom of the Press

Concealing Scandal: Censorship in Chinese Media versus British Freedom of the Press

In the aftermath of the Leveson debate and the heavily publicised phone hacking scandal in 2011, the freedom enjoyed by the British press has been subjected to relentless criticism. Contrastingly, More »

The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War

The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War

  Of all the dangerous places Tim Butcher has travelled while working on his travel books, his trip to Bosnia in 2012 does not, at first glance, rank highly. His More »

How Britain brought football to the world

How Britain brought football to the world

Joshua Flew explores how the British national game became international through industry, and finds out how the world beat us at our own game.

Itchy feet

Itchy feet

From The African Queen to Roman Holiday, and from The Motorcycle Diaries to The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Alex Hulmes investigates the inspiring genre of travel films.

Armchair detectives: Lucy Worsley’s A Very British Murder

Armchair detectives: Lucy Worsley’s A Very British Murder

Caroline Bishop reviews Lucy Worsley’s recent BBC series and book, A Very British Murder.