Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 | Manchester, UK

Women on the move: Ella Baker and Amy Ashwood Garvey

Women on the move: Ella Baker and Amy Ashwood Garvey

During the early to mid-20th century, five million African-Americans made the passage from the former slave-holding south to the industrialised cities of the north and west United States. Cruel Jim More »

Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir

Feminism as a movement has evolved dramatically since its popularisation in the mid twentieth century. Today, modern Western feminists use their keyboards as their weapons substituting for the more provocative More »

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Most famous for her novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or Life Among the Lowly, the writer Harriet Beecher Stowe was an abolitionist whose writings had a profound effect on the public More »

The First World War: a Sexy Affair?

The First World War: a Sexy Affair?

Using the term ‘sexy’ to describe the First World War is not only majorly outdated but a more literal mistake. War has often changed the relation between masculinity and femininity;positive More »

Peaky Blinders, Series Review

Peaky Blinders, Series Review

The BBC has long been famed for the quality of its dramas but the star-studded Peaky Blinders, which has recently returned for its second series, is one of its best. More »