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Dr Mike Benbough-Jackson

Dr Mike Benbough-Jackson

Telephone: 0151 231 5115

Biography

Mike has been in and out of educational institutions for most of his life. After studying at four universities in Wales, including Swansea where he gained a PGCE (History), Mike worked as a postgraduate research assistant on a project on processions in urban south Wales at the Board of Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth. At present, Mike is the admissions tutor for History. He lectures on aspects of nineteenth and twentieth-century British and American history. Mike also contributes to team-taught modules at undergraduate and Masters level, is module leader for Revolutions and supervises dissertations and independent studies at Level 6. Mike has varied research interests and has published work on a number of topics ranging from mid-nineteenth century landlord/tenant relations to Merseyside and the First World War. He is interested in personal, local and national identities.

Languages

Welsh

Publications

Highlighted publications

Benbough-Jackson M. 2017. Dominion Day in Britain, 1900-1919 Hayday M, Blake R. Celebrating Canada Holidays, National Days, and the Crafting of Identities :220-243 University of Toronto Press 9781442627130

Benbough-Jackson M. 2015. Celebrating a saint on his home ground: St David's day in St Davids diocese during the nineteenth century Gibson W, Morgan-Guy J. Religion and Society in the Diocese of St Davids 1485-2011 :157-178 Ashgate 9781409447733

Benbough-Jackson M, Evans N. 2013. Ritual, symbol and politics: Gladstone, Swansea and Wales in 1887. Welsh History Review, 26:3 :454-481

Benbough-Jackson M. 2011. Cardiganshire and the Cardi, c.1760-c.2000: Locating a place and its people 9780708323946

Benbough-Jackson M. 2009. Welsh migrants and performance in early nineteenth-century Liverpool Transaction of the Histroic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 158 :59-84

Chapters

Benbough-Jackson M. 2017. Dominion Day in Britain, 1900-1919 Hayday M, Blake R. Celebrating Canada Holidays, National Days, and the Crafting of Identities :220-243 University of Toronto Press 9781442627130

Benbough-Jackson M. 2015. Celebrating a saint on his home ground: St David's day in St Davids diocese during the nineteenth century Gibson W, Morgan-Guy J. Religion and Society in the Diocese of St Davids 1485-2011 :157-178 Ashgate 9781409447733

Benbough-Jackson M. 2011. Negotiating National Identity during St David's Day Celebrations on Merseyside, 1880-1900 Merseyside :263-290

Benbough-Jackson M. 2011. Introduction: Merseyside and Culture Merseyside :1-21

Books

Benbough-Jackson M. 2015. Merseyside's War Voices of the First World War Amberley Publishing Limited 9781445639338

Benbough-Jackson M, Davies S. 2011. Merseyside: Culture and place 9781443829649

Benbough-Jackson M. 2011. Cardiganshire and the Cardi, c.1760-c.2000: Locating a place and its people 9780708323946

Benbough-Jackson M. 2007. Cardiganshire: The concise history Univ of Wales Pr 9780708321119

Journal Articles

Benbough-Jackson M, Evans N. 2013. Ritual, symbol and politics: Gladstone, Swansea and Wales in 1887. Welsh History Review, 26:3 :454-481

Benbough-Jackson M, Steele M. 2012. Civic pride on an international stage : the Liverpool `Shipperies', 1886 The Local Historian, 3 :180-192

Benbough-Jackson M. 2009. Welsh migrants and performance in early nineteenth-century Liverpool Transaction of the Histroic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 158 :59-84

Benbough-Jackson M. 2008. Celebration and social divergence: Swansea and the Golden Jubilee, 1887. Llafur, 9 :61-71

Benbough-Jackson M. 2003. "Landlord careless"? Landowners, tenants and agriculture on four estates in west Wales, 1850-75 Rural History: economy, society, culture, 14 :81-98

Benbough-Jackson M. 2003. Ceredigion and the changing visitor gaze c. 1760-2000 Ceredigion, :21-41

Benbough-Jackson M. 2003. " A stormy petrel in the Glamorganshire valleys" : John Littlejohns (1862-1942)'. Welsh History Review, 3 :512-533