Mark Freeman: social and educational history of modern Britain

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Reviews of my publications

Mark Freeman, Robin Pearson and James Taylor, Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012).

Janette Rutterford: Economic History Review, vol. 66 (2013), pp. 922-3.

Robert Millward: American Historical Review , vol. 118 (2013), pp. 253-4.

Eric Hilt: EH-Net.

Ron Harris: Journal of Economic History , vol. 72 (2012), pp. 1102-4.

James B. McSwain: Reviews in History
(Also contains authors' response.)

Damian Grace: Journal of Management History , vol. 13 (2013), pp. 133-5.

James McRitchie:

Mark Freeman, Social Investigation and Rural England 1870-1914 (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2003). Royal Historical Society Studies in History new series.

Karen Sayer: American Historical Review, vol. 108 (2003), pp. 1526-7.

Edward Higgs: History, vol. 89 (2004), p. 146.

Michael Turner: Agricultural History, vol. 78 (2004), pp. 245-7.

Ian Gazeley: Local Population Studies, vol. 72 (2004), pp. 95-7.

Nicola Verdon: Agricultural History Review, vol. 52 (2004), pp. 219-20.

L. Margaret Barnett: Albion, vol. 36 (2004), pp. 553-4.

Barry Reay: Journal of Modern History, vol. 77 (2005), pp. 1078-80.

Alan Gillie: Economic History Review, vol. 58 (2005), pp. 207-8.

Alun Howkins: English Historical Review, vol. 120 (2005), pp. 255-6.

Clare Griffiths: Social History, vol. 31 (2006), p. 269.

Mark Freeman, The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust: A Study in Quaker Philanthropy and Adult Education 1904-1954 (York: William Sessions Ltd, 2004).

Pink Dandelion: Quaker Studies, vol. 9 (2004), p. 130.

Hazel Burgess: Journal of Religious History, vol. 30 (2006), p. 157.

Malcolm Chase: Northern History, vol. 42 (2005), pp. 378-9.

Mark Freeman, St Albans: A History (Lancaster: Carnegie Publishing, 2008).

Nigel Goose: Local Historian, vol. 39 (2009), pp. 345-6.

Mark Freeman (editor), The English Rural Poor 1850-1914 (5 vols, London: Pickering and Chatto, 2005).

Carl J. Griffin: Journal of Historical Geography, vol. 32 (2006), pp. 880-3.

Nicola Verdon: Agricultural History Review, vol. 54 (2006), pp. 353-4.

Barry Reay: Journal of Social History, vol. 41 (2007), pp. 498-501.

Steven King: Economic History Review, vol. 60 (2007), pp. 407-9.

K. D. M. Snell: Rural History, vol. 18 (2007). pp. 140-1.

Richard Fulton: Victorian Periodicals Review, vol. 40 (2007), pp. 259-61.

Robin Pearson (chief editor; James Taylor and Mark Freeman, contributing editors), The History of the Company: The Development of the Business Corporation, 1700-1914 (8 volumes, London: Pickering and Chatto, 2006 (vols. 1-4); 2007 (vols. 5-8)).

Peter Wardley: Economic History Review, vol. 63 (2010), pp. 246-8.

Mary M. Mintz: Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship.

M. Perelman: Choice (January 2008).

Mark Freeman, Quaker Extension c.1950-1930: The Yorkshire 1905 Committee (York: Borthwick Institute, University of York, 2008)

David Rubinstein: Local Historian, vol. 39 (2009), pp. 82-3. Reviewed with Monica P. Ventress, A Great Convincement: The Story of the Quakers of North East Yorkshire (2008) and Jim Fox, How Durst He Do That? The Life of Benjamin Flounders Esquire 1768-1846 (2008).

Mark Freeman and Gillian Nelson (editors), Vicarious Vagrants: Incognito Social Explorers and the Homeless in England 1860-1910 (Lambertville, NJ: True Bill Press, 2008).

Iain C. Hutchison: Cultural and Social History, vol. 7 (2010), pp. 273-4.

K. D. M. Snell: Economic History Review, vol. 62 (2009), pp. 1016-17.

Antoine Capet: Cercles: Revue Pluridisciplinaire du Monde Anglophone (Reviewed with other True Bill Press publications.)

Rosalind Crone: Crime, Histoire & Sociétés/Crime, History & Societies, vol. 14 (2010), pp. 95-101. (Review essay on Vicarious Vagrants and two other True Bill Press publications).

(no author given): Contemporary Sociology, vol. 39 (2010), pp. 498-9. (Reviewed with other True Bill Press publications.)

Larry K. Uffelman : Victorian Periodicals Review, vol. 44 (2011), pp. 104-5.

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