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Dr Christopher Godden - research

Research interests

My research and teaching interests focus on early twentieth-century British history, with particular interest in:
Popular Economic Discourse and the Great Depression
The Role of Economists as Public Intellectuals
The Academic Development of Economic History in the early twentieth-century
Economic Research at the University of Manchester, 1919 – 1939


Book Contributions
‘Observers. Commentators, and Persuaders: British Inter-War Economists as Public Intellectuals’ in Tiago Mata and Steve Medema (ed.) The Economist as Public Intellectual (Duke University Press, 2013) (forthcoming)
Three chapters in Philip Parker (ed.) The Great Trade Routes: A History of Cargoes and Commerce Over Land and Sea, (Anova/Conway, 2012) [‘The First World War and Trade’, ‘Deglobalization between the Wars’, and ‘The Great Depression: Trade Seizes Up’]
Journal Articles
‘In Praise of Clio: Recent Reflections on the Study of Economic History’, OEconomia (forthcoming)
‘Review of Periodical Literature Published in 2011: Post-1945’, Economic History Review, 66 (2013), pp. 337 – 349.