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Professor Jose Harris FBA

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About this Fellow


Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970 - 1978
  • Tutorial Fellow in Modern History, St Catherine's College University of Oxford, 1978 - 1998
  • Leverhulme Research Professor, University of Oxford, 1998

Top picks


William Beveridge: a biography 1977

Private lives, public spirit: a social history of Britain, 1870-1914 1994

Community and civil society: an edition of Ferdinand Tönnies’ Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft 2001

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