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  British Historians & the Book 1850 - 1950

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    CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR PAPERS

    “Imperial publishers and the idea of colonial history,” at “The British World” conference held at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities, July 2003.

    “Publishers’ Readers, Historians’ Books: the case of Macmillan’s 1866-1912,” at conference of Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing held in Williamsburg, Va. July 2001.

    “Discipline and Narrative : History Books for Victorian Readers.”at conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario, April 2001.

    “The Contested Terrain of Victorian History-writing: Perspectives from the Publishers' Archives” address at Mansfield College, Oxford, November 2000.

    “‘Having the histories done at home’: Publishing the Past in Victorian Britain.” address to the Edinburgh Book History Seminar, Centre for the History of the Book/Edinburgh University Library, University of Edinburgh, October 2000.

    “Academic History and the Publishing House: Two Late Victorian Cultures in Conflict.” at “Victorian Cultures” conference, held at the University of Hertfordshire (Hatfield) and sponsored by the organizers of a British Association for Victorian Studies, September 2000.

    “Historians and Histories: Contested Narratives of the Past in Victorian Britain.” at conference “Material Cultures: the book, the text and the archive,” organized by the Centre for the History of the Book in the University of Edinburgh, July 2000.

    PUBLICATIONS
    “Book History Unbound: Transactions of the Written Word Made Public.” Canadian Journal of History (Summer 2003).

    “Academic discipline or literary genre?: The establishment of boundaries in historical writing,” in preparation.

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