Biography

BA (Dalhousie); MA (Guelph); PhD (Oxford)


Associate Professor


Susan Brown is an Associate Professor at University of Prince Edward Island, where she teaches Modern British & Irish History. She received her doctorate in History from the University of Oxford in 1993. Her current research explores the relationships between commerce and culture on the eighteenth-century London stage. She has written on theatrical riots, the role of women in theatre production, and the relationship between theatres and urban trade.

Recent Publications

Assessing Men and Maids

Left History, 2007

A just and profitable commerce

The Journal of British Studies, 1993

Politics commerce and social policy in the City of London 1782-1802

University of Oxford, 1992

Rational creatures and free citizens

Historical Papers [Canada], 1988

Research Classification

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Research Interests

  • Eighteenth century British cultural history (commercial culture, theatre)
  • British and European history
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