Professor, Modern British History.

Anglia Ruskin University.

Research expertise

Victorian studies; modern British and United States history; labour history; the history of popular culture; historiography; theory and history.



West End of London

The West End of London generated new forms of networking and sociability. This entry argues that the West End was shaped by both patrician society and a vigorous and often obscene popular culture that was evident in the pubs and brothels of Covent Garden.