Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 29th May 2017 | Manchester, UK

The Partitioning Of The Middle East

The Partitioning Of The Middle East

If  you want to understand part of why the Middle East is such a volatile region today, a good place to start finding answers is the partitioning of the region More »

Oasis At Knebworth: Celebrating 20 Years

Oasis At Knebworth: Celebrating 20 Years

If some sort of modern day Rip Van Winkle was to suddenly awaken from a slumber he fell into in 1996, he could be forgiven for initially thinking he’d only More »

Inca Empire

Inca Empire

The Inca Empire expanded and flourished throughout the fifteenth century and continued to do so until Francisco Pizarro’s third expedition to Peru in 1532. The expansion of the Inca Empire More »

The Battle Of The Somme

The Battle Of The Somme

For the French it is Verdun, for the British, it is the Somme. How do we think of the biggest battle of the First World War after 100 years? During More »

All You Need To Know About The Ancient Olympic Games

All You Need To Know About The Ancient Olympic Games

Nearly 2800 years ago, citizens from all over the Greek world flocked to Olympia for one of the most central rituals in Ancient Greece – the Olympic Games. Perhaps unknown More »