Dr Alex Barber
Alex Barber specialises in early modern British history with a particular focus on the intersections between intellectual and religious culture and on the transmission of ideas. He is currently converting his thesis 'Information and communication in England after the lapse of licensing, 1694-1721' into a book to be published this year. His next project investigates the transmission of scribal news from continental Europe to Britain.
Journal papers: academic
- 2013 '“It is not easy what to say of our condition, much less to write it” the continued importance of scribal news in the early eighteenth century', Parliamentary History 32, pp. 293-316