Biography

Anthony Howe specialises in the history of nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. His books include Free Trade and Liberal England, 1846-1946 (Oxford, 1998) and, with Simon Morgan, he has edited Rethinking Nineteenth-Century Liberalism: Richard Cobden Bicentenary Essays (Ashgate, 2006).  With the support of an AHRC resource enhancement grant, he recently edited four volumes the letters of the leading British radical Richard Cobden (1804-1865).

 

All Publications

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Howe, A.

(2017)

Victorian Political Culture: ‘Habits of Heart and Mind’. By Angus Hawkins. Oxford University Press. 2015. xi + 428pp. £65.00,

in History

102

(349)

pp. 152-153

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Howe, A.

(2016)

Latin America and the nineteenth-century British free trade project,

in The Political Economy of Latin American Independence.

Routledge

pp. 43-57

ISBN 9781138644786

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Howe, A.

(2016)

State versus market in the early historiography of the industrial revolution in Britain c.1890–1914,

in European Journal of the History of Economic Thought

23

(6)

pp. 897-918

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Howe, A.

(2016)

Les Hungry Forties,

in Revue d'histoire du XIXe siècle

52

pp. 47-64

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Howe, A.

(2016)

Subsidies, Bounties, and Free Trade: Issues and Perspectives, 1880-1940,

in What shapes the law? : reflections on the history, law, politics and economics of international and European subsidy disciplines.

European University Institute

pp. 5-10

ISBN 9789290844327

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Howe, A., Morgan, S.

(2015)

The Letters of Richard Cobden Volume 4 1860-1865,

Oxford University Press

ISBN 978-0-19-921198-2

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Howe, A.

(2013)

Popular Political Economy,

in Languages of Politics in Nineteenth-Century Britain.

Palgrave

pp. 118-41

ISBN 978-0-230-30402-4

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Howe, A.

(2012)

Friends of moderate opinions: Italian political thought in 1859 in a British Liberal mirror,

in Journal of Modern Italian Studies

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pp. 608-611

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Howe, A.

(2012)

Free Trade and Its Enemies,

in The Victorian World.

Routledge

pp. 108-24

ISBN 978-0-415-49187-7

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Howe, A.

(2012)

The Letters of Richard Cobden, Volume 3 1854-1859,

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Howe, A.

(2010)

The Letters of Richard Cobden, Volume 2 1848-1853,

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Howe, A.

(2010)

The Manchester School" and the landlords,

in The Land Question in Europe, 1750-1950.

Palgrave

pp. 74-91

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Howe, A., Dzelzainis, E. (ed.), Livesey, R. (ed.)

(2010)

John Bull and Brother Jonathan: Cobden, America and the Liberal mind,

in The American Experiment.

Ashgate

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Howe, A.

(2010)

Radicalism, Free Trade, and Foreign Policy in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Britain,

in The Primacy of Foreign Policy in British History : How Strategic Concerns Shaped Modern Britain.

Palgrave

pp. 167-180

ISBN 978-0-230-57472-4, 978-1-349-36547-0

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Howe, A.

(2009)

British Liberalism and the Legacy of Saint-Simon,

in History of Economic Ideas

xvii

pp. 107-120

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Howe, A.

(2008)

The Anti-Corn Law League,

in EPRINTS-JOURNAL

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Howe, A., Bannerman, G.

(2008)

Battles over Free Trade Volume 2: The Consolidation of Free Trade, 1847-1878,

Pickering & Chatto

ISBN 9781138660502, 9781138750333

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Howe, A., Duckenfield, M.

(2008)

Battles over Free Trade: the Challenge of Economic Nationalism, 1879-1939,

Pickering and Chatto

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Howe, A.

(2007)

Free Trade and Global Order: the rise and fall of a Victorian vision,

in Victorian Visions of Global Order.

CUP

pp. 26-46

ISBN 0521882923

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Howe, A.

(2007)

The Letters of Richard Cobden, 1815-1847: Volume 1,

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Key Research Interests

Research interests include free trade from Adam Smith to Globalisation; William Huskisson and the British State, 1790-1830, Letters of Richard Cobden; the history of international and national political economy 18-20th centuries.

Past Research Projects and Grants

 Project Title Start Date End Date Funding Body Project Body
The Letters of Richard Cobden 1804-18651/11/200430/9/2006Arts and Humanities Research CouncilAnthony Howe, Simon Morgan
Richard Cobden Bicentenary Conference16/7/200416/8/2004British AcademyN/A
The Letters of Richard Cobden (1804-65)1/9/200328/10/2004Arts and Humanities Research CouncilN/A

Teaching Interests

Professor Howe teaches second year courses on Victorian Britain and on National Identities in Britain and the British World, 1801-1951, third year options on Edwardian Britain and Liberalism in the Age of Cobden and Gladstone, and at master's level, Britain America, and the International Economic Order, 1846-1996. He is willing to supervise dissertations in most areas of nineteenth and twentieth-century British history as well as on the history of free trade and globalisation. 

Key Responsibilities

Professor Howe is Research Director for the School of History.