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Good Reading for the Million: The "Paperback Revolution" and the Diffusion of Academic Knowledge in Mid-20th Century Britain and America

March 3, 2015 - 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Lane History Corner, room 203

The Stanford Community

A talk by Peter Mandler, Professor of Modern Cultural History, University of Cambridge.
Peter Mandler was born in the USA in 1958, educated at Oxford and Harvard Universities, and has taught in Britain since 1991 and in Cambridge since 2001, where is now Professor of Modern Cultural History at the University of Cambridge and Bailey College Lecturer in History at Gonville and Caius College.  He writes on the political, cultural, social and intellectual history of Britain since c. 1800 and on the history of the social sciences in the English-speaking world.   From 2012 to 2016 he serves a four-year term as President of the Royal Historical Society.
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Event Sponsor: 
Sponsored by the Anglo-California Foundation/Stansky Fund for British Studies
Contact Email: 
sharig@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-2651