John Tosh

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BA (Oxford), MA (Cambridge), PhD (London), FRHistS

Research interests

Work is continuing on masculinity, emigration and imperialism in 19th century Britain.

Professional affiliations

Member of steering committee, History at the Universities Defence Group (1997-2005); member of the History Subject Benchmarking Group (1998-99); Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society (1999-2002).


Historiography and historical method; late 19th and early 20th century British social history;