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Professor William Doyle FBA

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About this Fellow

History of eighteenth century Europe, particularly France

Website: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/history/staff/doyle.html

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of History and Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Modern History, University of Nottingham, 1981 - 1985
  • Professor of History, University of Bristol, University of Bristol, 1986 - 2008
  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer in History, University of York, 1967 - 1981
  • Professor Emeritus of History and Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol, University of Bristol, 2008

Publications

France and the Age of Revolution:Regimes Old and New from Louis XIV to Napoleon Bonaparte 2013

Origins of the French Revolution 1980

The Oxford history of the French Revolution 1989

Venality: the sale of offices in 18th century France 1996

Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution 2009

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