Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 21st August 2017 | Manchester, UK

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.

A history of the First Crusade

A history of the First Crusade

Jamie Sinnott-Davies looks at the events that led to the First Crusades.