Pat Hudson

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Pat Hudson is a Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Cardiff.[1][2]

Education[edit]

In 1971 Hudson was awarded a B.Sc. Economics from the London School of Economics and this was followed in 1981 by a PhD in History and Economic History from the University of York.[1][2]

Research[edit]

She is noted economic historian of the British Industrial revolution whose research has been noted for its stress on the wider economic, social and cultural aspects rather than an over-simplistic concentration of the role of individual entrepreneurs and gadgets. She has also researched, the textile industry especially wool textiles, proto-industrialisation, regional and local history. Some of her work has also stressed the appropriate use of economic theory for historians and quantitative research method.[1][2]

Selected Publications[edit]

  • Pat Hudson (2009) Reflections on the cliometrics revolution: conversations with economic historians, The Economic History Review, 62, no. 3 pages 779-781
  • Pat Hudson (2000) History by Numbers: An Introduction to Quantitative Approaches, Arnold[3][4][5]
  • Pat Hudson (1992) The Industrial Revolution, Edward Arnold[6][7]
  • Pat Hudson (1986) The Genesis of Industrial Capital: A Study of the West Riding Wool Textile Industry, c.1750-1850, Cambridge University Press.[8][9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c University of Cardiff: Pat Hudson (Accessed Jan 2011)
  2. ^ a b c BBC: British History in-depth, The Workshop of the World, By Professor Pat Hudson (Accessed Jan 2011)
  3. ^ Greasley, David(2002) Review of History by Numbers: An Introduction to Quantitative Approaches by Pat Hudson, Economic History Review, Feb., vol. 55, no. 1, p. 216-217
  4. ^ Floud, Roderick (2002) Review of History by Numbers: An Introduction to Quantitative Approaches by Pat Hudson, English Historical Review, Apr., vol. 117, no. 471, p. 510-511
  5. ^ Tobey, Ronald (2003) Review of History by Numbers: An Introduction to Quantitative Approaches by Pat Hudson, Isis, Dec.,vol. 94, no. 4, p. 685-686
  6. ^ Schwarz, Leonard (1995). Pat Hudson, The industrial revolution, Continuity and Change, 10, pp 437-439
  7. ^ Bradley, Margaret (1993) Review of The Industrial Revolution by Pat Hudson Technology and Culture, Jul., 1993, vol. 34, no. 3, p. 683-684
  8. ^ Harriss, J.R. (1989) Review of The Genesis of Industrial Capital: A Study of the West Riding Wood Textlle Industry, c. 1750-1850 by Pat Hudson, The American Historical Review, Jun., vol. 94, no. 3, p. 762-763
  9. ^ Heim, Carol E (1988) Review of The Genesis of Industrial Capital: A Study of the West Riding Wool Textile Industry, c. 1750-1850. by Pat Hudson Journal of Economic History, Mar., 1988, vol. 48, no. 1, p. 170-172
  10. ^ Pollard, Sidney (1989) Review of The Genesis of Industrial Capital: A Study of the West Riding Wool Textile Industry, C. 1750-1850 by Pat Hudson, English Historical Review, Oct., 1989, vol. 104, no. 413, p. 1050