Prof Hannah Barker

Professor of British History

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Biography

I joined The University of Manchester in 2000. Before that I lectured at the University of Keele and Worcester College, Oxford.

I am currently Director of the John Rylands Research Institute and Historical Advisor for the National Trust at Quarry Bank Mill. 

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External posts

I am chair of Manchester Histories, a charity based at the University of Manchester which works with people and groups in the Greater Manchester area on history and heritage projects. I am a feoffee at Chetham's and member of the Chetham's Library committee. 

Expertise

Industrial revolution, urban development, small businesses and families, especially in NW England. Eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain; print culture, gender relations.

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