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Book review: 'From Mummers to Madness: A Social History of Popular Music in England, c.1770s to c.1970s'

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2022-05-11

Our title ‘Mummers to Madness’ has been reviewed by Dave Russell, the author of ‘Popular Music in England, 1840-1914. A Social History’ (1997, second edition). Dave has also published numerous essays and articles on the history of popular music and popular leisure.Although the ‘Madness’ in the title of this excellent new book clearly refers to the north London pop band, I could not help wondering [...]

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The Making of a University - book review

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-12-07

We are pleased to bring you this great review from John Hargreaves. Dr John A. Hargreaves graduated from the University of Southampton and has taught in secondary, higher and adult education in West Yorkshire. He completed his MA and PhD as a part-time student at Huddersfield where he is currently a Visiting Research Fellow in History. He gave the Annual J.H. Whitley Lecture for the University [...]

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