Amanda Vickery

Biography

Amanda VickeryAmanda Vickery is the prize-winning author of The Gentleman's Daughter (Yale University Press, 1998) and Behind Closed Doors: At Home in Georgian England (Yale University Press, 2009).

She has recently been appointed Professor of Early Modern History at Queen Mary, University of London. She lectures on British social, political and cultural history.

Amanda reviews for The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, and BBC Radio 4's Saturday Review, Front Row and Woman’s Hour. She writes and presents history documentaries for television and radio. Her TV series ‘At Home with the Georgians’ aired on BBC2 in December 2010.

You can find Amanda on Twitter @Amanda_Vickery.

Visit Yale's London Blog to read an article by Amanda on how criminal court transcripts can provide a uniquely personal insight into the relationships and attitudes of the ‘unlettered and unsung’ inhabitants of Georgian society…



Watch a Trailer for Amanda's BBC Documentory At Home with the Georgians



 

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