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Gary Moses

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Arts & Humanities

Staff Group(s)
History, Languages and Global Cultures

Role

Dr Moses is currently a Module Leader at all three undergraduate levels and is Course Leader for the MA History. He teaches Modern History from the eighteenth to the twentieth century and his research focuses on rural and urban popular culture in the nineteenth century.

Research areas

Dr Moses research interests include:

  • Nineteenth Century rural history
  • The history of rural and urban popular cultures
  • Crime and punishment in the nineteenth century

Dr Moses is currently researching the following:

  • The marginal workforce and the moral entrepreneur: examining perceptions of mobile and marginal workers in English rural society 1830-1900
  • Spatial history: representations of Nottingham's Goose Fair 1840 -1914

Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil / PhD exist in the School of Arts and Humanities and further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.

Current PhD Student

Stacey Marie Griffiths (Director of Studies) PhD student.

Publications

Selected publications

  • Passive and impoverished? A discussion of rural popular culture in the mid-Victorian years. Moses G, Rural History, 2011, 22, (2)
  • The cultural contradictions of rural capitalism: Anglicanism and agrarian labour in mid-Victorian England. Moses G, Labour History Review, 2007, 72 (1), 27-47
  • Rural moral reform in nineteenth-century England: the crusade against adolescent farm servants and hiring fairs. Moses G, 2007, Lampeter: Edwin Mellen
  • The Church of England, moral panic and farm service in mid-Victorian England. Moses G in Rowbotham J and Stevenson K (eds), Criminal Conversations: Victorian Crimes, Social Panic and Moral Outrage, Ohio, Ohio State University Press, 2005, 40-55
  • Religion, rural society, and moral panic in mid-Victorian England. Moses G in Rowbotham J and Stevenson K (eds), Criminal Conversations: Victorian Crimes, Social Panic and Moral Outrage, Columbus, Ohio State University Press, 2005, 40-54
  • Review of 'English farmworkers and local patriotism, 1900-1930' by N. Mansfield. Moses G, Midland History, 2002, XXVII, 197-199

See all of Gary Moses's publications...