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Mark Rothery

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20062018
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Biography

Mark Rothery specialises in the history of British social elites, particularly the aristocracy and the gentry. His work focuses on a range of themes including family, demography, economics, gender, masculinity and most recently emotions. He has published major journal articles and books on these topics. Mark is currently working on an emotional history of the aristocracy in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Supervision

Antony Bounds; History

Decolonisation of the West Indies 

Martyn Green; History

Motivations of Volunteers in Napoleonic Britain. 

Abbie Hofbauer; History

Emotions and the Aristocracy 

Siobhan Hyland; History

Searchlight magazine's Anti-fascist campaign to uncover Second World War era war criminals living in Britain during the 1980s and 1990s.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Exeter

Keywords

  • D204 Modern History

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masculinity Social Sciences
elite Social Sciences
social history Social Sciences
anxiety Social Sciences
adulthood Social Sciences
weapon Social Sciences
Gentry Arts & Humanities
Values Social Sciences

Research Output 2006 2018

Gentry
Kinship Networks
Country House
Estate
Census

Male anxiety among younger sons of the English landed gentry, 1700-1900

French, H. & Rothery, M., 2018, In : The Historical Journal. p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
anxiety
emotion
adulthood
masculinity
community
Open Access
File
social history
weapon
data storage
administrative structure
gatekeeper

Consumption and the Country House

Stobart, J. & Rothery, M., 9 Jun 2016, Oxford University Press. 320 p.

Research output: Book/Report typesBook

Country House
Aristocracy
History
Account Books
English Society
Open Access
File
Land Ownership
Landowners
England
Aristocracy
Country House

Geographies of supply: Stoneleigh Abbey and Arbury Hall in the eighteenth century

Rothery, M., Stobart, J., Stobart, J. (ed.) & Hann, A. (ed.), 1 Jan 2016, The Country House: Material Culture and Consumption. Swindon: Historic England, p. 43-54 214 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapter

Geography
Country House
Abbeys
Historian
Economic History Society

Kimberley  Schutte, Women, Rank, and Marriage in the British Aristocracy, 1485-2000: An Open Elite? (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), pp. xi + 290. ISBN 978-1-137-32779-6 (hb).

ROTHERY, MARK., 1 Apr 2016, Gender and History, 28, 1, p. 249-250 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication types Book/Film/Article review

Elites
Marriage
Aristocracy
Exogamy
Openness

Men, women and the supply of luxury goods in eighteenth century England: the purchasing patterns of Edward and Mary Leigh

Rothery, M., Stobart, J., Simonton, D. (ed.), Kaartinen, M. (ed.) & Montenach, A. (ed.), 1 Jan 2015, Luxury & Gender in European Towns, 1700-1914. London: Routledge, Vol. 32. p. 97-115 275 p. (Routledge studies in cultural history).

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapter

Open Access
File
Luxury Goods
Luxury
Eighteenth-century England
Historical Change
Critical Period

Activities 2011 2016

"A dangerous weapon in the researcher's armoury": DIY digitisation in the study of social history

Mark David Rothery (Speaker)
8 Jan 2016

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

Geographies of supply: Stoneleigh Abbey and Arbury Hall in the eighteenth century

Mark Rothery (Speaker)
1 Apr 2012

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsWorkshopResearch

File

Rearranging the furniture: fashion, status and personal preference at Stoneleigh Abbey, c.1730-1800

Jon Stobart (Speaker), Mark David Rothery (Speaker)
1 Jun 2011

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSeminarResearch