Department of History (Historical Studies)

  • BS8 1TB

    United Kingdom

Student theses

"A free-gift to the city of Bristol": Richard Cottrell's Avon Metro project and the changing nature of urban centre transport solutions, government and funding, 1979 - 1992.

Author: Parsons, G., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Pemberton, H. (Supervisor) & Hanna, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy (MPhil)

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Capital, Monopoly and Economic Nationalism: A History of British Railways in Colombia, 1902-1930

Author: Primmer, A., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Brown, M. (Supervisor) & Decker, R. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Changing British attitudes to China and the Chinese, 1928-1931

Author: Bickers, R. A., 1 Dec 1992

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Charity, mutuality and philanthropy : voluntary provision in Bristol 1800-70.

Author: Gorsky, M., 1995

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Commonwealth Defence Cooperation during the Cold War, 1947-1982

Author: Foley-Friel, E. K., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Potter, S. (Supervisor) & Thompson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Creating a new Shanghai : the end of the British presence in China (1949-57)

Author: Howlett, J. J., 2012

Supervisor: Thompson, J. (Supervisor) & Bickers, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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From observatory to dominion: geopolitics, colonial knowledge and the origins of the British Protectorate of the Ionian Islands, 1797-1822

Author: Zarokostas, E., 6 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Potter, S. (Supervisor) & Sheldon, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Gentrification and the Growth and Decline of LGBT Space in New York City

Author: Vivian-Byrne, R., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Cole, T. (Supervisor) & Decker, R. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy (MPhil)

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Ghosts of War and Spirits of Place: Spectral Belief in Early Modern England and Protestant Germany

Author: O Lynn, A. A., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Hutton, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Guano and British Victorians: An environmental history of a commodity of nature

Author: Kinsley, L. J., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Cole, T. (Supervisor) & Coates, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Hopes Unrealised: The minor British treaty ports of Wenzhou and Jiangmen

Author: Nield, R., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Bickers, R. (Supervisor) & Decker, R. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy (MPhil)

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In Search of Frieda Harris

Author: Whitehouse, D., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Hutton, R. E. (Supervisor) & Huxford, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Leinster, South Wales, Bristol and Angevin politics : 1135-1172; some influences on the earliest English in Ireland.

Author: Cottrell, J., 2000

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Managing Shanghai : the International Settlement administration and the development of the city, 1900-1943

Author: Jackson, I., 2012

Supervisor: Bickers, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Mary Butts: Her Life and Magic

Author: Reglar, L. E., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Hutton, R. E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy (MPhil)

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Memory Protagonists and the Construction of Holocaust Remembrance in London, 1948–2001

Author: Mcdonald, C. D., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Cole, T. (Supervisor) & Kushner, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Millenarian thought in Renaissance Rome with special reference to Pietro Galatino (c.1464-c.1540) and Egidio da Viterbo (c.1469-1532).

Author: Leftley, S. A., 1995

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Multiracial Britons: Britishness, Diasporas, and Cosmopolitanism in Interwar Hong Kong

Author: Kong, V., 24 Jul 2019

Supervisor: Lewis, S. L. (Supervisor) & Bickers, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Music and Mission: A Case Study of the Anglican-Xhosa Missions of the Eastern Cape, 1854-1880

Author: Burnett, P. T., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Bickers, R. (Supervisor) & Hornby, E. C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Paternalists, populists and Pilkington : the struggle for the soul of British television, 1958-1963

Author: Milland, J., 2005

Supervisor: Lowe, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Perspectives on Male Witches in Early Modern England

Author: Morgan, S., 25 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Austin, K. (Supervisor) & Hutton, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Public Services, Private Values: The Society of the Merchant Venturers of Bristol and the Changing World of Welfare Service Provision in England, 1975-2017

Author: Mckeon, T. A., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Huxford, G. (Supervisor) & Pemberton, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Receiving revolution : the newspaper press, revolutionary ideology and politics in Britain, 1789-1848.

Author: Jackson, O. D., 2000

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Recollection in the Republics: Memories of the British Civil Wars in England, 1649-1659

Author: Peck, I., 25 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Stoyle, M. (Supervisor) & Hutton, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Rhetoric and the Liberal Party, 1959-1974

Author: Beck, A. C., 24 Mar 2020

Supervisor: Freeman, J. (Supervisor) & Charnock, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy (MPhil)

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Spaces, Places, Custom and Protest in Rural Somerset and Dorset, c. 1780-1867.

Author: Baker, L., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Sheldon, R. D. (Supervisor) & Thompson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The British state at the margins of empire: extraterritoriality and governance in treaty port China, 1842-1927

Author: Thompson, A., 25 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Bates, V. (Supervisor) & Bickers, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The changing face of English freemasonry, 1640-1740

Author: Kebbell, P., 2009

Supervisor: Hutton, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The formulation and implementation of British agricultural policy 1945-1951.

Author: Middleton, R. J., 1992

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The Funeral as an Opportunity for Social Display, 1700 – 1820: With a specific focus on the West Country.

Author: O'Brien, D., 6 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Sheldon, R. (Supervisor) & Thompson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The Historia Ierosolimitana of Baldric of Bourgueil : a new edition in Latin and an analysis

Author: Biddlecombe, S. J., 2010

Supervisor: Bull, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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The Keynesian-plus experiment: a study of social learning in the UK core executive, 1960-1966

Author: Pemberton, H., 2001

Supervisor: Wickham-Jones, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The Last Sentinels of Gallicanism: The Evolution of La Petite Église from Episcopal Protest to Lay Church

Author: Allen, R. M. A. F., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Cervantes, F. (Supervisor) & Pooley, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy (MPhil)

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The Limits of Informal Empire: Britain's economic war in Shanghai 1914-1919

Author: Shipway, S., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Bickers, R. (Supervisor) & Pemberton, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The Maritime Trade of the Smaller Bristol Channel Ports in the Sixteenth Century

Author: Taylor, D., 2009

Supervisor: Smith, B. (Supervisor) & Jones, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The Natures of the Beasts: An Animal History of Bristol Zoo since 1835

Author: Flack, A. J. P., 2014

Supervisor: Coates, P. (Supervisor) & Cole, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The overseas trade of Bristol in the seventeenth century

Author: Stone, R., 2012

Supervisor: Hutton, R. (Supervisor) & Jones, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The Political Culture of Anti-Socialism in Britain, 1900-1940

Author: Ryan, L., 23 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Thompson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The Southwark Way of Death: Urban Dying and Death c.1830-1860

Author: Conisbee, M. M., 23 Jan 2020

Supervisor: Bates, V. L. (Supervisor) & Thompson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The ss Great Britain - an Object in Stasis: Space, Place & Materiality, 1886 – 2015

Author: Muirhead, J., 15 Nov 2016

Supervisor: Cole, T. (Supervisor) & Coates, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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The Transformation of Music of the British Poor, 1789–1864, with Special Reference to two Second Cities

Author: Nourse, N., 2012

Supervisor: Banfield, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Three English Cathedrals and the Early Reformation: A Cultural Comparison of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester

Author: Fisher, R., 19 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Williamson, B. (Supervisor) & Clark, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Traitors, Invaders and Glorious Martyrs: Attitudes toward the execution of Catholics in England, Japan, Paraguay and New France (c.1580-1650)

Author: Teather, R., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Austin, K. R. G. (Supervisor) & Cervantes, F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Victorian classicism in context : Sir E.J. Poynter (1836-1919) and the classical heritage.

Author: Kear, J. M., 1999

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Visions of the Teuton: Perceptions of Germany and the German in mid-nineteenth century England

Author: Tai, T., 28 Nov 2019

Supervisor: Thompson, J. (Supervisor) & Pemberton, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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War on the Land: An Environmental History of the Second World War and its Aftermath in South Eastern France, 1939-1945

Author: Pearson, C. J., 2007

Supervisor: Coates, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

William Alnwick, Bishop of Norwich (1426-1437) and (1437-1449).

Author: Hayes, R. C. E., 1989

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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‘Empire’ Drifters: The Macanese in British Hong Kong, 1841-1941

Author: Chan, C. S., 1 Oct 2019

Supervisor: Bickers, R. (Supervisor) & Lewis, S. L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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‘I’m a professional businessman not a professional Pakistani’: Media Representation of South Asian Businessmen in Thatcherite Britain, 1979-1990.

Author: Awad, W., 7 May 2019

Supervisor: Hanna, E. (Supervisor), Edwards, A. (Supervisor) & Pemberton, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy (MPhil)

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‘When the Pancake Bell Rings’: Shrove Tuesday and the Social Efficacy of Carnival Time in Medieval and Early Modern Britain

Author: Aucoin, T., 25 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Hutton, R. (Supervisor), Hailwood, M. (Supervisor) & Millstone, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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