Recent Books and Articles by NYCTC Members


Alex Campsie, “Mass-Observation, Left Intellectuals and the Politics of Everyday Life,” English Historical Review, 131 (February 2016), 92-121.

Laura Carter, “Rethinking Folk Culture in Twentieth-Century Britain,” Twentieth Century British History (advance access, August 17, 2017).

———, Experimental’ secondary modern education in Britain, 1948–1958,” Cultural and Social History, 13:1 (2016), 23-41.

———, “The Quennells and the ‘History of Everyday Life’ in England, c. 1918–69,” History Workshop Journal, 81 (2016), 106-34.

David Cowan, “The ‘Progress of a Slogan’: Youth, Culture, and the Shaping of Everyday Political Languages in Late 1940s Britain,” Twentieth Century British History, advance access (April 17, 2018).

Anna Danziger Halperin, “‘Cinderella of the Education System’: Margaret Thatcher’s Plans for Nursery Expansion in 1970s Britain,” Twentieth Century British History (advance access, 28 July 2017).

Lucy Delap, “‘Disgusting Details Which Are Best Forgotten’: Disclosures of Child Sexual Abuse in Twentieth-Century Britain,” Journal of British Studies 57, no. 1 (January 2018), 79–107.

———, “Child welfare, child protection and sexual abuse, 1918-1990 [policy paper], History and Policy (July 30, 2015).

———, “Knowing Their Place: Domestic Service in Twentieth-Century Britain (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).

Freddy Foks, “Bronislaw Malinowski, ‘Indirect Rule,’ and the Colonial Politics of Functionalist Anthropology, ca. 1925–1940,” Comparative Studies in Society and History 60, no. 1 (January 2018), 35–57.

———, “The Sociological Imagination of the British New Left:  ‘Culture’ and the ‘Managerial Society,’ c. 1956-62,” Modern Intellectual History, FirstView.

Richard Hall, “Love, Toil, Laughter, and Devotion” [review of Julie-Marie Strange’s Fatherhood and the British Working Class], Journal of Victorian Culture (August 2016).

Lottie Hoare, “Dons not clowns: Isaiah Berlin challenges Richard Cawston’s edit of the educator,” History of Education (published online, August 15, 2016).

———, “The school career of the child as a unity”: John Newsom’s involvement with the BBC, 1934–1971,” Paedegogica Historica, published online 17 January 2017.

Alma Igra, “Mandate of Compassion: Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Palestine, 1919–1939,” Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History (advance access, 30 March 2019).

———, “Kosher Life: Kosher Meat Controversy and The Socialist Cooperative Restaurant in Tel Aviv, 1934-1940” [originally in Hebrew], in Encounters: History and Anthropology of the Israeli-Palestinian Space, ed. Dafna Hirsch (Jerusalem: Van Leer Institute, 2017).

Emily Jones, Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017).

———, “Constructive Constitutionalism in Conservative and Unionist Political Thought, c.1885–1914,” The English Historical Review (advanced access, April 2019).

Jon Lawrence, Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009).

Peter Mandler, “Good Reading for the Million: The ‘Paperback Revolution’ and the Co-Production of Academic Knowledge in Mid Twentieth-Century Britain and America,” Past & Present (advanced access, May 2019).

———,Return from the Natives: How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013).

Sarah Mass, “Cost-benefit break down: unplannable spaces in 1970s Glasgow,” Urban History 46, no. 2 (May 2019): 309–330.

Guy Ortolano, Thatcher’s Progress: From Social Democracy to Market Liberalism through an English New Town (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019).

———, “The Typicalities of the English? Walt Rostow, The Stages of Economic Growth, and Modern British History,”Modern Intellectual History 12 (November 2015): 657-684.

———, The Two Cultures Controversy: Science, Literature and Cultural Politics in Postwar Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Susan Pedersen, The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015).

Susan Pedersen, “Ben Pimlott Memorial Lecture 2018: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the Balfour Family.” Address first given at Kings College London in July 2018. Twentieth Century British History 30, no. 3 (September 2019), 299-320.

Tim Rogan, The Moral Economists: R. H. Tawney, Karl Polanyi, E. P. Thompson, and the Critique of Capitalism (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017)

Emily Rutherford, “Arthur Sidgwick’s Greek Prose Composition: Gender, Affect, and Sociability in the Late-Victorian University,” Journal of British Studies 56, no. 1 (January 2017), 91–116.

———, “Impossible Love and Victorian Values: J.A. Symonds and the Intellectual History of Homosexuality,” Journal of the History of Ideas, 75:4 (October 2014), 605-27.

Andrew Seaton, “‘Against the ‘Sacred Cow’: NHS Opposition and the Fellowship for Freedom in Medicine, 1948-72,” Twentieth Century British History, 26 (2015), 424-449.

George Severs, “The obnoxious mobilised minority: homophobia and homohysteria in the British National Party, 1982-1990,” in Nigel Copsey and Matthew Worley, eds., Tomorrow Belongs to Us: The British Far Right since 1967 (London: Routledge, 2018).

Divya Subramanian, “Legislating the Labor Force: Sedentarization and Development in India and the United States, 1870–1915,” in Comparative Studies in Society and History, 61:4 (October 2019), 835-863.

Chika Tonooka, “Reverse Emulation and the Cult of Japanese Efficiency in Edwardian Britain,” Historical Journal

———, “World History’s Eurocentric Moment? British Internationalism in the Age of Asian Nationalism, c.1905–1931,” Modern Intellectual History, (advanced access, May 2019).

Sam Wetherell, “Freedom Planned: The Enterprise Zone and Urban Non-Planning in Post-War Britain,” Twentieth Century British History, 27:2 (2016), 266-289.

———,“Painting the Crisis: Community Arts and the search for the ‘ordinary’ in 1970s and 80s London,” History Workshop Journal, 76:1 (Autumn 2013), 235-249.