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Researcher: Page, AR (Dr Anthony Page)

Fields of Research

British History
History and Philosophy of the Humanities
Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
European History (excl. British, Classical Greek and Roman)
North American History
Archaeology of Europe, the Mediterranean and the Levant
Historical Studies
International Relations
Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies
International Law (excl. International Trade Law)

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Understanding Past Societies
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Understanding Europe's Past
Understanding Australia's Past
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
International Relations
Justice and the Law

Career Best Publications

'A Great Politicianess': Ann Jebb, rational dissent and politics in late eighteenth-century Britain; Womens History Review
'A species of slavery': Richard Price's rational dissent and antislavery; Slavery and Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies
Britain and the Seventy Years War, 1744-1815; Palgrave Macmillan
Edmund Burke and Rational Dissent; The Reception of Edmund Burke in Europe
Enlightenment, empire and Lachlan Macquarie's journey through Persia and Russia; History Australia
John Jebb and the Enlightenment Origins of British Radicalism; Praeger Publishers
Rational dissent, enlightenment and abolition of the British slave trade; The Historical Journal
The Dean of St Asaph's trial: libel and politics in the 1780s; Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Research Publications

'A Great Politicianess': Ann Jebb, rational dissent and politics in late eighteenth-century Britain; Womens History Review
'A species of slavery': Richard Price's rational dissent and antislavery; Slavery and Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies
'Eighteenth-century British perceptions of Frederick the Great and Prussia'; Enlightenment and Reform in Modern British Culture, 14th conference of the Australasian Modern British History Association
'Liberty has an Asylum': John Jebb, British Radicalism and the American Revolution; History The Journal of the Historical Association
'Liberty has an asylum': John Jebb, British Radicalism, and the American Revolution; International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World, 1500-1825
'No effort can be lost': the Unitarianism and Republicanism of Ann Jebb (1735-1812); Enlightenment and Dissent
'Priscilla' on Rational Dissent and Reform; The British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, 35th Annual Conference
'Probably the most indefatigable prince that ever existed': a Rational Dissenting perspective on Frederick the Great; Enlightenment and Dissent
Britain and the Seventy Years War, 1744-1815; Palgrave Macmillan
British visions of reform in the revolutionary era; Enlightenment and Dissent
Civil War and Revolution in British North America; Agora
Cooper, Thomas (1759-1839)
D-Day not huge on State's calendar
David Hartley on Human Nature
Edmund Burke and Rational Dissent; The Reception of Edmund Burke in Europe
Enlightenment and Dissent; Enlightenment and Dissent
Enlightenment and Dissent; Enlightenment and Dissent
Enlightenment and Dissent; Enlightenment and Dissent
Enlightenment and Dissent; Enlightenment and Dissent
Enlightenment in Australia
Enlightenment, empire and Lachlan Macquarie's journey through Persia and Russia; History Australia
Gettysburg and the American Civil War
Jack Fruchtman Jr., Atlantic Cousins: Benjamin Franklin and His Visionary Friends
Jeremy Black, George III: America's Last King
John Issitt, Jeremiah Joyce: Radical, Dissenter and Writer
John Jebb and the Enlightenment Origins of British Radicalism; Praeger Publishers
Jonathan Sheehan, The Enlightenment Bible: Translation, Scholarship, Culture
Judith L Van Buskirk: Patriots and Loyalists in Revolutionary New York
M. Fitzpatrick et al (eds.), The Enlightenment World
Oliver Cromwell
Peter D.G. Thomas, George III: King and Politicians 1760-1770
Peter James Marshall, The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America c. 1750-1783
Pulpit Politics: Stuart Andrews, Unitarian Radicalism: Political Rhetoric, 1770-1814
Rational Dissent, Antislavery and the Limits of Enlightenment in Late Eighteenth-Century England; North American Conference on British Studies
Rational dissent, enlightenment and abolition of the British slave trade; The Historical Journal
Remembering Private Ivan
Review of Christopher L. Brown, Moral Capital: foundations of British abolitionism (Chapel Hill, 2006)
Review of J. Bentham, Church-of-Englandism and its Catechism Examined. J.E. Crimmins and C. Fuller, eds., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2011; pp. 652
Richard Price and War; Revolution, Dissent, and Democracy: The Political Thought of Richard Price
Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason
Sensible Britons and the American Revolution; Enlightenment and Dissent
Sheldon S. Cohen, British Supporters of the American Revolution, 1775-1783: The Role of 'Middling Level' Activists
Stalingrad
Stephen Conway, War, State, and Society in mid-eighteenth-century Britain and Ireland
The British Invasions
The Dean of St Asaph's trial: libel and politics in the 1780s; Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies
The Enlightenment and a 'Second Reformation': the Religion and Philosophy of John Jebb (1736-86); Enlightenment and Dissent
The Seventy Years War, 1744-1815, and Britain's Fiscal-Naval State; War and Society
Unitarians and Abolitionism; Conference on Modern British History
We wouldn't be here if it weren't for high debt and taxes

Research Projects

14th David Nichol Smith Conference - 4 to 7 July 2011, Australia (June 2011); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A Fragmented Ideology? The London Revolution Society and British Radicalism, 1788-92; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Construction of Race and Racial Identity at the Antipodes of Empire, 1788-1840; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

"A Model Among Towns?"- A Study of Progressivism in Launceston during the Interwar Period
"Thick, Dark Strokes of Romantic Gloom and Terror"- William Charles Piguenit's Tasmanian Wilderness
A History of the Development of Tasmania's Specialist Food Industry
An Officer's Identity- A Study of the junior British army officer, 1792-1815
Beauty, Human Nature, and the Role of Culture- Aestheticism in Eighteeth Century Britain
Bleeding, Blistering and Observations of the Bowel- A Comparative Analysis of Hospital Treatment in the Mid-Nineteenth Century
Crime and Convicts in Tasmania 1853-1900
Flora Tasmaniae- Tasmanian Naturalists and Imperial Botany, 1829-1860
Policing the Indian Ocean- Crime, Punishment and the Legal System on the Island of Mauritius in the 1830s and 1840s
The Concurrent Construction of American Nationalist and Native American Identities, 1789 - 1860.
The gentry in Van Diemen's Land, 1820 - 1856
Visitors in the Wilderness at Waldheim
Wayward Sons- Masculinity, Immorality and Young Adulthood in the Late Seventeenth Century