Martyn Lyons

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Martyn Lyons (born 1946) is emeritus professor of history and European studies at the University of New South Wales, Australia.[1] He is a specialist in the history of the book, Australian history and French history.

Lyons was born in London and educated at the University of Oxford.[2]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Lyons M, 2011, Books - A Living History, Thames and Hudson, London.
  • Lyons M, 2010, A History of Reading and Writing in the Western World, hb, Palgrave-Macmillan UK, Basingstoke UK.
  • Lyons M, 2013, The writing culture of ordinary people in Europe, c. 1860?1920, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Lyons M, 2008, Reading culture and writing practices in nineteenth-century France, University of Toronto Press, Toronto.
  • Lyons M, (ed.), 2007, Ordinary Writings, Personal Narratives: Writing Practices in 19th and early 20th-century Europe, Peter Lang, Switzerland.
  • Lyons M, 2006, Post-Revolutionary Europe, 1815-1856, 1, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndsmills, Basingstoke UK.
  • Lyons M; Russell P, (eds.), 2005, Australia`s History: themes and debates, 1, University of New South Wales Press, Sydney.
  • Lyons M, 2001, Readers and society in nineteenth-century France: workers, women, peasants, Palgrave, Houndsmills, UK.
  • Lyons M; Arnold J, (eds.), 2001, A history of the book in Australia, 1891-1945: a national culture in a colonised market, 1st, Queensland University Press, St Lucia, Queensland.
  • Lyons M; Leahy C, 1999, A Palavra impressa: historias da leitura no seculo XIX, Casa da Palavra, Rio de Janeiro.
  • Aldrich R; Lyons M, (eds.), 1999, The Sphinx in the Tuileries and other essays in French History, University of Sydney, Sydney.
  • Lyons M, 1994, Napoleon Bonaparte and the Legacy of the French Revolution, Palgrave-Macmillan, Basingstoke UK.
  • Lyons M; Taksa L, 1992, Australian Readers Remember: an oral history of reading, 1890-1930, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.
  • Lyons M, 1987, Le Triomphe du Livre: une histoire sociologique de la lecture dans la France du XIXe siecle, Promodis, Paris.
  • Lyons M, 1986, The Totem and the Tricolour: A short history of New Caledonia since 1774, UNSW Press, Sydney.
  • Lyons M, 1980, Revolution et Terreur a Toulouse, Privat, Toulouse.
  • Lyons M, 1975, France under the Directory, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK.


  1. ^ Professor Martyn Lyons. UNSW Australia. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  2. ^ Lyons M. (2011) Books - A Living History. London: Thames and Hudson, cover notes.