BA (Hons), PhD (Queensland)

Michael T. Davis works in the area of British political, social and legal history, with a focus on working-class culture and discourses. His publications include Radicalism and Revolution in , 1775-1848 (2000), a six-volume collection on the London Corresponding Society (2002), (with Iain McCalman and Christina Parolin) Newgate in Revolution: An Anthology of Radical Prison Literature in the Age of Revolution (Continuum, 2005), (with Paul A. Pickering), Unrespectable Radicals? Popular Politics in the Age of Reform (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008), and (with Brett Bowden, with a Preface by Geoffrey Robertson QC), Terror: From Tyrannicide to Terrorism in Europe, 1605 to the Future (2008). Michael's ongoing projects focus on British political trials, the rule of law and popular radical discourse during the late eighteenth and a history of counter-terrorism. Michael currently serves as Series Editor of the Enlightenment World series published by Pickering & Chatto.

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