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University of Birmingham, UK
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Body, gender, women, masculinity, Britain, letters, eighteenth century, early modern, material culture, Mary Toft
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About Me
Recent Publications

The Imposteress Rabbit Breeder: Mary Toft and Eighteenth-Century England (Oxford University Press, 2020).

History and Material Culture: A Student’s Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources, 2nd edition (ed.) (Routledge, 2017).

The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Oxford University Press, 2012).

(ed) The Kiss in History (Manchester University Press, 2005).

Reading Sex in the Eighteenth Century: Bodies and Gender in English Erotic Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2004).


Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United Kingdom
Expertise by Chronology
17th century, 18th century, Early Modern
Expertise by Topic
Family, Gender, Material Culture, Medicine, Public History, Sexuality, Sexual Violence, Women