Dr Lewis Mates
Member of the Department of History
- Mining History
- Political identity formation
- Modern British political, social and industrial history
- Political Activism
- Political culture, regional history, particularly the North East
- Politics and death
- Mates, Lewis (2007). The Spanish Civil War and the British Left: Political Activism and the Popular Front. I.B. Tauris.
- Mates, Lewis & Davies, Douglas (2005). The Encyclopedia of Cremation. Ashgate.
Edited works: contributions
- Mates, Lewis (2012). The Syndicalist Challenge in the Durham coalfield before 1914. In Libertarian Socialism: Politics in Black and Red. Berry, D., Kinna, R., Pinta, S. & Prichard, A. Palgrave Macmillan. 57-77.
- Mates, Lewis (2010). Charles Wilson, the Pitman's Poet. In Dictionary of Labour Biography Vol.XIII. Gildart, Keith & Howell, David Palgrave Macmillan. XIII.
- Mates, Lewis (2010). Radical Cultures and Local Identities: the North-east Labour Movement’s Response to the Spanish Civil War. In Radical Cultures and Local Identities. Cowman K. & Packer I. Cambridge Scholars. 213–231.
- Mates, Lewis (2005). Practical anti-fascism? The Spanish Aid Campaigns in North-East England, 1936-1939. In British Fascism, the Labour Movement and the State. Copsey, Nigel & Renton, David London: Palgrave. 118-140.
Journal papers: academic
- Cohen, Gidon & Mates, Lewis (2013). Grassroots Conservatism in Post-War Britain: A view from the bottom up. History 98(330): 202-225.
- Mates, Lewis (2013). The Limits and Potential of Syndicalist Influence in the Durham Coalfield before the Great War. Labor History 54(1): 42-63.
- Cohen, Gidon, Mates, Lewis & Flinn, Andrew (2012). Capture-Recapture Methods and Party Activism in Britain. The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 43(2): 247-274.
- Mates, L.H. (2006). 'The North-East and the Campaigns for the Popular Front, 1938-39'. Northern History 43(2): 273-301.
- Mates, Lewis (2006). Durham and South Wales Miners and the Spanish Civil War. Twentieth Century British History 17(3): 373-395.
- Flinn, Andrew, Cohen, Gidon & Mates, Lewis (2005). 'National politicians and local political parties; Herbert Morrison and the South Lewisham Labour Party'. Lewisham History Journal 13: 29-60.
- Mates, Lewis (2004). 'A 'Most Fruitful Period'? The North East District Communist Party and the Popular Front Period, 1935-39'. North-East History 36: 54-98.
- Mates, Lewis (2004). 'Britain's Popular Front? The Case of the Tyneside Foodship Campaign, 1938-1939'. Labour History Review 69(1): 35-57.