Historian Matthew Roberts explores how our ancestors’ thought about their own emotions, how emotions are and aren’t acceptable changes over time and how even emotions themselves evolve.
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History of Emotions
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A Spotlight on Matthew Roberts
Dr Matthew Roberts, Associate Professor at Sheffield Hallam University is a historian of nineteenth century Britain and the British Atlantic World. Matthew is passionate about nineteenth century British political and cultural history, with research specialisms in the history of popular politic and protest, the visual and material culture of politics, and the history of emotions.
- Society for the Study of Labour History (SSLH)
- Thomas Dixon’s History of Emotions blog
- Geschichtsmude: the weariness of history by Isabelle Grime
- Romantic Memory? Forgetting, Remembering and Feeling in the Chartist Pantheon of Heroes, c.1790-1840 by Matthew Roberts
- “A History of Emotions” and “A History of Feelings” by Rob Boddice
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