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Professor Vic Gatrell

  • College positions:

    Life Fellow

  • University positions:

    Professor of History (retired)

  • Subject:

Degrees

B.A. (Hons.) (Rhodes University, S.Africa); M.A. (Cambridge); Ph.D. (Cambridge)

Awards and prizes

T.S.Ashton Prize of Economic History Society (1976);
Whitfield Prize of the Royal Historical Society for The Hanging Tree: Execution and the English People, 1770-1868 (1995);
Wolfson Literary Prize for History for City of Laughter: Sex and Satire in Eighteenth-Century London (2006)
English PEN’s Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History for City of Laughter: Sex and Satire in Eighteenth-Century London

Research interests

British cultural and social history