Stephen Constantine (historian)

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Stephen Constantine is professor emeritus of modern British history at Lancaster University. He received his BA from Wadham College, Oxford, in 1968 and his D.Phil from Nuffield College, Oxford, in 1984. Constantine joined Lancaster University in 1971 and retired in 2010. He is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.[1]

Constantine's research relates to the history of St Helena, the history of Gibraltar, the publicity campaigns of the Empire Marketing Board, migration and settlement into and around the British Empire and Commonwealth, and the dispatch overseas as child migrants of children in care in the UK.

Selected publications[edit]


  • Unemployment in Britain Between the Wars. Longman, 1980. (Seminar Studies in History) ISBN 0582352320
  • Social Conditions in Britain 1918-1939. London, Methuen, 1983. 48 p. (Lancaster Pamphlets)
  • The Making of British Colonial Development Policy 1914-1940. London, Frank Cass, 1984.
  • Buy and Build: The Advertising Posters of the Empire Marketing Board. London, Public Record Office, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1986.


  • Dominions Diary: The Letters of E.J. Harding 1913-1916. Halifax, Ryburn, 1992.
  • Lloyd George. London, Routledge, 1992, 86 p. (Lancaster Pamphlets)
  • Edward Gibbon: Memoirs of My Life and Writings. Keele, Keele University Press, 1994. (With A.O.J. Cockshut)
  • The First World War in British History. London, Edward Arnold, 1995. (Editor with M.W. Kirby & M.B. Rose)



  1. ^ Professor Stephen Constantine. Department of History, Lancaster University. Retrieved 6 June 2015.