Visiting Associate Professor
Department of History
Lawrence Black is a Visiting Professor at AU in 2012-13, teaching European, British and US history. He specializes in modern British history and has written and edited 6 books. His last book, "Redefining British Politics", explored the history of political culture – including topics such as youth, media and consumerism and discussing concepts from post-materialism to apathy. He has just co-edited a new study of the 1970s in Britain and is working on a history of shopping in Britain and the US since 1899, under contract with OUP. He is Professor of Modern British History at the University of York (see: http://www.york.ac.uk/history/staff/profiles/black/) and one of the editors of the journal, "Twentieth Century British History". He was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at Westminster College in Missouri in 2002-03 and taught at Duke University in 2010-11.
(ed. with Hugh Pemberton, Pat Thane), Reassessing 1970s Britain (Manchester University Press, 2013).
Redefining British Politics: Consumerism, Culture and Participation, 1954-70 (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2010).
(ed. With Nicole Robertson), Taking Stock: Consumerism and the Co-operative movement in modern British History (Manchester University Press, 2009)
(ed. With Hugh Pemberton), An Affluent Society? Britain’s “Golden Age” Revisited (Ashgate, 2004)
The Political Culture of the left in affluent Britain, 1951-64: Old Labour, New Britain? (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2003)
(ed.) Consensus or Coercion: The people, the state and social cohesion in post-war Britain (New Clarion Press, 2001)
DegreesBA, Exeter University
MA, Warwick University
Ph.D., London Guildhall University
Fellow, Royal Historical Society
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