Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 21st August 2017 | Manchester, UK

1644 Ming-Qing Transition In China

1644 Ming-Qing Transition In China

The Qing dynasty was China’s last dynasty, and it lasted from 1644-1912. This period under the Qing dynasty constructed and built upon the foundations for modern China, and its coming More »

Easter Rising In Ireland

Easter Rising In Ireland

100 years since the rising that changed a nation As Patrick Pearse stood outside the General Post Office (GPO) in Dublin and read out the proclamation of the Irish Republic, More »

1994 In South Africa

1994 In South Africa

South Africans will never forget the year of 1994, during which there was great cathartic change in the nation. Within a period of 12 months apartheid was abolished, the African More »

Roman Triumph in the Republican Era

Roman Triumph in the Republican Era

The Roman triumph was one including military, religious and political aspects. Holding a triumph was the highest honour for a Roman, the peak of a political career. There is no More »

Marathon

Marathon

Marathons are one of the most physically demanding sporting events and over 36,000 people compete annually in the London Marathon alone. Yet legend has it the marathon began with a More »