Philip John Waller

Philip Waller is an Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, where he was Tutor in Modern History from 1971 to 2008. He was also sometime Senior Tutor and Sub-Warden of the college, and has held visiting professorships at University of South Carolina and Colorado College. He is author of Democracy and Sectarianism: A Political and Social History of Liverpool, 1868-1939 (Liverpool University Press, 1981); Town, City, and Nation: England 1850-1914 (Oxford University Press, 1983); (Oxford University Press, 2006; paperback, 2008). He is editor of Politics and Social Change in Modern Britain (Harvester, 1987), and co-editor of The Chronology of the Modern World (Helicon, 1994), and Chronology of the 20th Century (Helicon, 1995; 1996). He has published essays and articles in various symposia, journals, and magazines, and has been editor of the oldest and foremost journal of historical scholarship in the English-speaking world, The English Historical Review .