Emile and Isaac Pereire

Why do the lives and careers of Emile Pereire (1800–75) and his brother Isaac (1806–80) fascinate us? Certainly, their achievements as railway entrepreneurs and bankers were extraordinary, but the... READ MORE

Greece vs. the Eurozone

By Costas Simitis   The new Greek government that took office in January 2015 made a commitment during the election campaign that Greece would stay in the Eurozone. At the same time, it also... READ MORE

England in 1820

          What can we learn from looking at England in 1820? On the one hand, a great deal, but having said that, our understanding of this period has been hobbled by habitual... READ MORE

On the history of history teaching…

        Debate about the teaching of history is never far away. The former Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, has sought since 2010 to reshape the history curriculum in... READ MORE

Wonder Women

  The Wonder Women 2015 festival begins soon, and Manchester will play host to a really exciting range of cultural events. MUP’s list, meanwhile, is full of Wonder Women. Alongside backlist... READ MORE

Greece- The shape of things to come

In the aftermath of the Greek general election, which put SYRIZA, an anti-austerity left wing party, into power in coalition with far-right Independent Greeks, Dimitris Papadimitriou Professor of... READ MORE

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