Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 | Manchester, UK

Ghengis Khan and the Mongol Empire

Ghengis Khan and the Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire was the largest contiguous land empire in history founded by the infamous Genghis Khan. Alex Larkinson writes a potted history of this multicultural empire.

The partition of India

The partition of India

Steven Wears writes a potted history of the events leading up to and following the partition in August 1947.

Were medieval historians really writers of fiction?

Were medieval historians really writers of fiction?

Megan Dina Garlick asks to what extent medieval churchmen were writers of contemporary histories enlivened by the author’s perspective and experiences.

Mussolini's rise to power

Mussolini’s rise to power

Ned Rodger writes a potted history of the March on Rome and the events that led to Mussolini in power.

The Battle of Gettysburg and the American Civil War

The Battle of Gettysburg and the American Civil War

Imogen Clark writes a potted history of the first two years of the American Civil War leading up to the pinnacle moment of the Gettysburg Address.