Publications

Books

    1. Gunn, S. and Townsend, S., Motor Cities: Automobility and the Urban Environment in Britain and Japan (forthcoming 2017)
    2. Gunn, S. and Faire, L. (eds), Research Methods for History, second edition, (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016)
    3. Gunn, S. and Vernon, J. (eds), The Peculiarities of Liberal Modernity in Imperial Britain (Berkeley, CA.: University of California Press, 2011)
    4. Gunn, S., History and Cultural Theory (London: Longman, 2006)
    5. Gunn, S. and Bell, R., Middle Classes (London: Cassell, 2003)
    6. Gunn, S. and Morris, R.J. (eds), Identities in Space: Contested Terrains in the Western City Since 1850 (Aldershot: Ashgate 2001)
    7. Gunn, S., The Public Culture of the Victorian Middle Class (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000)

      Recent Journal Articles

      1. Gunn, S. (forthcoming 2016), ‘Ring road: Birmingham and the collapse of the motor city ideal in 1970s Britain’, Historical Journal
      2. Gunn, S. (2015) ‘European urbanities since 1945’, Contemporary European History, 22:4 (December), pp.617-622
      3. Gunn, S. and Hyde, C. (2013) ‘Post-industrial place, multicultural space: the transformation of Leicester, c.1970-1990’, International Journal of Regional and Local History, 8:2, pp.94-111
      4. Gunn, S. (2013), ‘People and the car: the expansion of automobility in urban Britain, c.1955-1970’, Social History, 38:2, pp. 220-237
      5. Gunn, S. (2011), ‘The Buchanan report, environment and the problem of traffic in 1960s Britain’, Twentieth Century British History, 22:4, pp.521-542
      6. Gunn, S. (2010), ‘The rise and fall of British urban modernism: planning Bradford, c.1945-1970, Journal of British Studies, 49:4, pp.849-869

       

      Recent Chapters

      1. Gunn, S. (2016), Konrad Smigielski and the planning of post-war Leicester’ in R. Madgin and R. Rodger (eds), Leicester: A Modern History (Lancaster: Carnegie Press, 2016), pp.267-91
      2. Gunn, S. (2015) ‘Introduction’ to the Buchanan report, Traffic in Towns (1963), Studies in International Planning History (London: Routledge, 2015), pp.1-23
      3. Gunn, Simon (2013) Beyond Coketown: the industrial city in the twentieth century’ in C. Zimmerman (ed) Industrial Cities: History and Future (Chicago: Chicago University Press), pp.29-45
      4. Gunn, S. (2011) ‘Between modernity and backwardness: the case of the English middle class’ in Lopez, R. and Weinstein, B. (eds.), (2011) The Making of the Middle Class: Towards a Transnational History (Durham NC: Duke University Press), pp.29-45
      5. Gunn, S. (2011), ‘Analyzing behaviour as performance’ in Gunn, S. and Faire, L.J. (eds), Research Methods in History (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press), pp.184-202
      6. Gunn, S. and Vernon, J., (2011) ‘What was liberal modernity and why was it peculiar in imperial Britain?’ in Gunn and Vernon (eds), The Peculiarities of Liberal Modernity in Imperial Britain (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press), pp.1-18



       

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