Mr Phil Baker

Contact details

Name:
Mr Phil Baker
Qualifications:
A (Lond), MA (Sheffield)
Position:
Research Officer, Centre for Metropolitan History
Institute:
Institute of Historical Research
Location:
The Institute of Historical Research (IHR), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Phone:
020 7862 8753
Email address:
philip.baker@sas.ac.uk
Website:
http://www.history.ac.uk/about/philip-baker

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Early Modern
Regions:
Europe
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Philip Baker is a Senior Research Officer at the Centre for Metropolitan History, where he has been based since 2003.

Philip's research interests include the social and economic history of early modern London, and the political and religious history of mid seventeenth-century London and England more generally. He has worked on a series of collaborative projects undertaken by the CMH, Birkbeck, University of London, and the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure at the University of Cambridge. These are:

* ‘People in place: families, households and housing in early modern London, 1550-1720’ (http://www.history.ac.uk/cmh/pip/index.html)
* ‘Housing environments and health in early modern London, 1550-1750’ (http://www.history.ac.uk/cmh/cmh.main.html)
* ‘Life in the suburbs: health, domesticity and status in early modern London’ (http://www.history.ac.uk/cmh/cmh.main.html)

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Dec-2012 Foundations of freedom: the Agreements of the People, the Levellers and the constitutional crisis of the English Revolution

ed. (with E. Vernon), Foundations of freedom: the Agreements of the People, the Levellers and the constitutional crisis of the English Revolution (Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke).
(Forthcoming)

01-Jan-2010 Radicalism in civil war and interregnum England

'Radicalism in civil war and interregnum England', History Compass, vol.8 no.2 (2010), pp. 152-65

01-Jan-2010 What was the first Agreement of the People?

'What was the first Agreement of the People?' (with E. Vernon), Historical Journal, vol.53 no.1 (2010), pp. 39-59

Publications available on SAS-space

Research Projects & Supervisions

Research projects:

Details
Life in the Suburbs: Health, Domesticity and Status in Early Modern London

Relevant Events

Related events:

Date Details
01-Jan-2011 ‘Life in the suburbs: an introduction’

Life in the Suburbs Workshop, Institute of Historical Research, University of London

01-Jan-2011 'The lives of the poor and their helpers in London’s eastern suburb’

Life in the Suburbs Workshop, Institute of Historical Research, University of London

01-Jan-2011 'Parish nurses and their clients: the state of welfare provision in St Botolph Aldgate’

Economic History Society Annual Conference, Robinson College, Cambridge

01-Jan-2011 ‘Parish nurses and their clients: the state of welfare provision in early modern St Botolph Aldgate'

Medieval and Tudor London seminar, Institute of Historical Research, London

01-Jan-2010 ‘Reinforcing the family?: urban expansion, social relations and parochial government in London’s eastern suburb, 1550-1700’

European Association for Urban History Xth International Conference, Ghent

01-Jan-2010 ‘London’s liberties in chains discovered: the civic context of the Leveller campaign’

The useable past in seventeenth-century England colloquium, University of Warwick

01-Jan-2010 ‘Life in London’s eastern suburb, c. 1500-c. 1700’

Guildhall Library London

Other editing/publishing activities:

Date Details
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Peer reviewed article for Journal of British Studies

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