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Professor Timothy Blanning FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Modern European History, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in History, University of Cambridge, 1972 - 1992
  • Emeritus Professor of Modern European History, University of Cambridge, 1992
  • Professor of Modern European History, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1987 - 2009
  • Fellow, Sidney Sussex College University of Cambridge, 1965
  • Fellow, Sidney Sussex College University of Cambridge, 1965

Publications

The Romantic Revolution 2010

1970

The French Revolution in Germany 1983

1970

Joseph II 1994

1970

Reform in Great Britain and Germany 1750-1850 (_PBA_ 100, 1999)

1970

The culture of power and the power of culture: old régime Europe 1660-1789 2002

1970

The pursuit of glory: Europe 1648-1815 2007

1970

The Triumph of Music: Composers, musicians and their audiences 2008

1970

Other Early Modern History to 1850 Fellows

Professor Jane Humphries

Eighteenth & nineteenth century economic history: industrialization; wellbeing; labour markets; women's work and family lives; child labour; anthropometrics

Professor Simon Schaffer

Social & intellectual history of experimental philosophy & exact sciences between the seventeenth & nineteenth centuries; historiography & sociology of scientific knowledge; the sciences & European imperialism

Professor Gerald Toomer

The Republic of Letters in Europe in the 17th century, with especial reference to the history of scholarship