Professor Malcolm Chase

Professor Malcolm Chase

Professor of Social History

+44 (0)113 34 33183

Summary: Professor of Social History

Location: Michael Sadler Building, 3.09

Teaching Commitments: HIST1055 Historiography & Historical Skills; HIST2121 Fraternity, Skill & the Politics of Labour, 1660-1870; HIST3300 Chartism; HIST3470 Memories


 Recent Publications (from 2013) 

   Principal Earlier Publications

  • 'The People's Farm': English Radical Agrarianism, 1775-1840 (OUP, 1988) [2nd edn with new preface, Breviary, 2010] 

  • 'Chartism, 1838-1858: responses in two Teesside towns', Northern History 24 (1988), [republished with a postscript in The People’s Charter: Democratic Agitation in Early Victorian Britain, ed. Stephen Roberts, Merlin, 2003] 

  • (editor, jointly with Chris Shaw), The Imagined Past: History and Nostalgia, (Manchester University Press, 1989)

  • 'From millennium to anniversary: the concept of jubilee in late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century England', Past and Present 129 (1990)

  • 'Out of radicalism: the mid-Victorian Freehold Land Movement', English Historical Review 106 (1991)

  • 'The implantation of working-class organisation on Teesside, 1830-74', Tijdschrift voor Sociale Geschiedenis 18/2 and 18/3 (1992) 

  • ‘“Nothing less than a revolution”: agricultural policy', in Labour's High Noon: The Government and the Economy, ed. J. Fyrth, (Lawrence & Wishart, 1993) 
  • editor, The Life and Literary Pursuits of Allen Davenport, with a Further Selection of the Author's Work (Scolar Press, 1994) 

  • (editor, jointly with Ian.Dyck), Living and Learning: Essays in Honour of JFC Harrison (Scolar Press, 1996) 

  • 'Republicanism: movement or moment?', in Republicanism in Victorian Society, eds D. Nash and A. Taylor, (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2000)

  • Early Trade Unionism: Fraternity, Skill and the Politics of Labour( Aldershot : Ashgate, 2000). [2nd edition, London : Breviary, 2012] 

  • 'Heartbreak Hill: environment, unemployment and back to the land in inter-war Cleveland ', Oral History 28/1 (2000) 

  • ‘North Sea and Baltic: historical conceptions in the youth movement and the transfer of ideas from Germany to England in the 1920s and 1930s’, in Historikerdialoge: Geschichte, Mythos und Gedächtnis im deutsch-britischen kulturellen Austausch, 1750-2000. Eds: S. Berger, P. Lambert, P. Schuman (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht; Veröffentlichungen des Max-Planck-Institut für Geschichte [179], 2002)
  • '"Wholesome object lessons": the Chartist Land Plan in retrospect', English Historical Review 118 (2003)  

  • 'Building identity, building circulation: engraved portraiture and the Northern Star' in Papers for the People. Eds J. Allen and O. Ashton, (Merlin, 2005)

  • ‘ “A sort of Corporation (tho’ without a charter)’: the guild tradition and the emergence of British trade unionism’, Guilds and Association in Europe , 900-1900. Eds I. A. Gadd and P. Wallis (Centre for Metropolitan History/Institute for Historical Research, 2006) 

  • Chartism: A New History ( Manchester University Press, 2007)

  • 'Unemployment without protest: the ironstone mining communities of East Cleveland in the inter-war period', in Unemployment and Protest: New Perspectives on Two Centuries of Contention. Eds: M. Reiss, M. Perry (OUP 2010)