Donald Cuthbert Coleman 1920–1995

Peter Mathias and F. M. L. Thompson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published by British Academy

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780197262788
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754210 | DOI:

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Donald Cuthbert Coleman 1920–1995

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Donald Coleman was an outstanding economic historian, specialising in industrial history. ‘Labour in the English Economy of the Seventeenth Century’ (1956) was an early influential article by him. Coleman held professorships at LSE and then Cambridge, and was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1972. He published many articles and books, among them a highly respected history of Courtaulds and was editor of the Economic History Review and the Records of Social and Economic History series published by the British Academy. Obituary by Peter Mathias FBA and F.M.L. Thompson FBA.

Keywords: Donald Coleman; British Academy; Courtaulds; Economic History Review; industrial history; Peter Mathias FBA; F.M.L. Thompson

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Subjects: Methods and Historiography

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