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British Academy Fellows

Record for: THANE, Professor Patricia

Post: Research Professor in Contemporary British History, King's College London

Specialisms: 20th Century to 1945, 20th Century from 1945; History of a specific country, Political History, Social History, Women's History, Economic History, History

Assistant Lecturer to Reader in Social History Goldsmiths (1967-1994)
Professor of Contemporary History University of Sussex (1994-2001)

Principal publications:
Britain's Pensions Crisis. History and Policy, 2006
The Long History of Old Age, 2005
Old Age in English History, 2000
Foundations of the Welfare State, 1989, 1996
Sinners? Scroungers? Unmarried Motherhood in Twentieth Century England

Elected to the Fellowship: 2006 § S4