Dr Philip Carter

Contact details

Name:
Dr Philip Carter
Qualifications:
MA, DPhil
Position:
Senior Lecturer in Digital History, Head of IHR Digital
Institute:
Institute of Historical Research
Email address:
philip.carter@sas.ac.uk
Website:
http://www.history.ac.uk/about/philip-carter

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Digital resources, Digitisation, Early Modern, Gender studies, History, Modern History
Research keywords:
Historical biography, National biography, Politeness and social conduct, History of Publishing, Eighteenth-century Britain, History of Technology
Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
04-Sep-2017 'What is national biography for? Dictionaries and digital history’, in Karen Fox ed., True Biographies of Nations? Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography (ANU Press, 2017)

Chapters

08-Aug-2017 The king of King's Cross: Henry Croft and the Pearly Kings

Papers

01-Aug-2017 Review article, 'Boswell's Enlightenment', Robert Zaretsky, Journal of Modern History, 89/2 (2017), pp. 394-6

Review

06-Jun-2016 150 biographies for the 'Oxford Dictionary of National Biography' (2004-16)

Articles

01-May-2016 Biography and British History Online

Research aids

01-May-2013 'Opportunities for national biography online: the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2005-2012', in Melanie Nolan ed., The ADB's Story (ANU Press)

Chapters

01-May-2009 ‘Faces and crowds: biography in the city’, in Clare Brant and Susan Whyman eds., Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London, John Gay’s ‘Trivia’ (OUP, 2009)

Chapters

01-May-2007 ‘Tears and the man’, in Barbara Taylor and Sarah Knott eds., Women, Gender and Enlightenment (Palgrave, 2005)

Chapters

01-Jun-2002 ‘Polite ‘persons’: character, biography and the gentleman’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, vol. 12 (CUP, 2002), 333-54

Articles

01-Jun-2001 Men and the Emergence of Polite Society, Britain 1660-1800 (Longman, 2001), 250pp

Monographs

Professional Affiliations

Professional affiliations:

Name Activity
Royal Historical Society
British Society of Eighteenth Century Studies
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
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