To start off, I wish all a happy and prosperous new year to those who read and take an interest in our blog. My first post of 2018 will look at the enslaved Zanj peoples of East Africa and reasons as to how rebellion ensued from 869 to 883 AD. for this January’s African History … More The Road to Rebellion- Zanj Rebellion
In the election of November 1916 Woodrow Wilson stood firm behind the idea of America staying out of the war, at least in terms of physical troops on the ground. This notion was supported by much of the public and as a result he won the election of 1916. America was certainly not against helping … More America Enters World War One- April 1917
As part of our FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! we are having some friendly competition! Below you will find a list of articles from the crew all dated from 2015. The article with the highest number of votes will receive the award of the Most Original W.U Hstry Post of 2015! We will announce the winner following … More W.U Hstry 2015 Awards!
TODAYS IS OUR THIRD BIRTHDAY From W.U Hstry want to say a very special Thank You! To all of our fans, followers on Twitter and Facebook, and blogger friends that support us and make this worth while! Also we wanted to thank some of the people who kindly have done some updates for … More 3RD BIRTHDAY!
I believe one of the very first updates of this year was about the Mayans, that wonderful civilization that according to the popular culture paranoia predicted the end of the world in 2012. However, if you are reading this is only because those believes were wrong. So, it makes one wonder, what has been the … More 2012: The Year in Which the World Did Not Come to an End…
Today, we have a special guest post for you written by Kevin Lewis!!!! The post you will be able to find it right below this announcement. As in previous occasions, we are only transmitting Kevin’s work to you, we have not altered his work, or anything. This is his own paper and contribution, all the merit … More GUEST POST!-The Curse of Babel and the Study of Medieval History, by Kevin Lewis
UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS 12/12/2012, what a wonderful day to celebrate! Today in W.U Hstry we are all very excited! The reason behind it is that two years ago, a group of enthusiasts, history students from the University of Winchester decided to start this blog you are reading right now as an extra curricular activity. History for the … More HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO…!!!
What is life a part-time PhD research student like? Firstly it is true that PhD study is isolating. This is even more so when you are part time. Whether full or part-time the key to success is motivation, work, and getting your research known within the wider academy. The days of undergraduate study, where you … More Guest Post- Stephen Etheridge, PhD Student at the University of Huddersfield (Part 3)
Your early experiences helped you choose a topic, but why use the brass band movement as a way of understanding working-class identity, what was the gap in the research? My research uses the brass band to fill a gap between musicology and social history. Whilst some work had been done to fill this gap, a … More Guest Post- Stephen Etheridge, PhD Student at the University of Huddersfield (Part 2)
HOWDY EVERYONE! I am please to introduce you to our first guest blogger! STEPHEN ETHERIDGE. So today I will be posting this in his behalf as a contribution to our blog, (isn’t that nice of him?). Please note that this update will take the space of various posts. The information provided in the following lines … More Guest Post- Stephen Etheridge, PhD Student at the University of Huddersfield (Part 1)