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Prof John Belchem B.A., D.Phil, F.R.Hist.S, FRSA

Pro-Vice Chancellor and Professor of History History

Publications

2011

Liverpool: City of Radicals (Book)

Belchem, J. C., & Biggs, B. (Eds.) (2011). Liverpool: City of Radicals. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Patterns of mobility: Irish and Polish migration in comparative historical pespective (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2011). Patterns of mobility: Irish and Polish migration in comparative historical pespective. In S. Egger (Ed.), Polish-Irish Encounters in the New and Old Europe (pp. 3-8). Oxford: Peter Lang.

Port cities, cosmopolitanism and otherness: the (mis)representation of Liverpool (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2011). Port cities, cosmopolitanism and otherness: the (mis)representation of Liverpool. In J. Harris, & R. Williams (Eds.), Regenerating Culture and Society: Art, Architecture and Urban Style within the Global Politics of City-Branding (pp. 281-293). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Radical Prelude: 1911 (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2011). Radical Prelude: 1911. In Liverpool: City of Radicals (pp. 14-40). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

The cultural capital of Liverpool (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2011). The cultural capital of Liverpool. In M. Benbough-Jackson, & S. Davies (Eds.), Merseyside: Culture and Place (pp. 22-36). Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars.

2010

Hub and diaspora: Liverpool and transnational labour (Journal article)

Belchem, J. C. (2010). Hub and diaspora: Liverpool and transnational labour. Labour History Review, 75, 20-29.

2008

Celebrating the Liverpool Waterfront (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2008). Celebrating the Liverpool Waterfront. In L. Baxter, & G. Woodland (Eds.), Liverpool: World Waterfront City (pp. 98-100). Liverpool: 21st Century Cities.

The Irish Connection (Journal article)

Belchem, J. C. (2008). The Irish Connection. The Tablet, 54-56.

2007

'Liverpool: world city?' (Journal article)

Belchem, J. C. (2007). 'Liverpool: world city?'. History Today, 48-55.

A city apart: Liverpool, Merseyside and the North West region (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2007). A city apart: Liverpool, Merseyside and the North West region. In D. Newton, & N. Vall (Eds.), An Agenda for Regional History (pp. 321-336). Newcastle: Northumbria University Press.

Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1939 (Book)

Belchem, J. C. (2007). Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1939. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Pride of the Mersey (Journal article)

Belchem, J. C., & Attar, R. (2007). Pride of the Mersey. BBC History Magazine, 22-23.

The new Livercool: history, culture and identity on Merseyside (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2007). The new Livercool: history, culture and identity on Merseyside. In C. Ehland (Ed.), Thinking Northern: Textures of Identity in the North of England (pp. 217-238). Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Warrington: the nursery of innovation (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2007). Warrington: the nursery of innovation. In I. Wray (Ed.), Mersey: the river that changed the world (pp. 20-27). Liverpool: Bluecoat Press.

2006

'The new "Livercool"' (Journal article)

Belchem, J. C. (2006). 'The new "Livercool"'. Anglo Files, (141), 24-33.

Celebrating Liverpool (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2006). Celebrating Liverpool. In J. C. Belchem (Ed.), Liverpool 800: culture, character and history (pp. 9-57). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Cosmopolitan Liverpool (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C., & MacRaild, D. M. (2006). Cosmopolitan Liverpool. In J. C. Belchem (Ed.), Liverpool 800: culture, character and history (pp. 311-391). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Liverpool 800: Culture, Character and History (Book)

Belchem, J. C. (Ed.) (2006). Liverpool 800: Culture, Character and History. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Merseypride: essays in Liverpool exceptionalism. Revised edition with new introduction, 'The new Livercool' (Book)

Belchem, J. (2006). Merseypride: essays in Liverpool exceptionalism. Revised edition with new introduction, 'The new Livercool'. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

2005

Priests, Publicans and the Irish Poor: Ethnic Enterprise and Migrant Networks in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Liverpool (Journal article)

Belchem, J. (2005). Priests, Publicans and the Irish Poor: Ethnic Enterprise and Migrant Networks in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Liverpool. Immigrants & Minorities, 23(2-3), 207-231. doi:10.1080/02619280500188278

DOI: 10.1080/02619280500188278

'Lancashire and Cheshire' (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2005). 'Lancashire and Cheshire'. In P. Clark (Ed.), The Lefties Guide to Britain (pp. 225-252). London: Politico's.

'Radical language, meaning and identity in the age of the Chartists' (Journal article)

Belchem, J. C. (2005). 'Radical language, meaning and identity in the age of the Chartists'. Journal of Victorian Culture, 10(1), 1-14.

'The Irish Diaspora: the complexities of mass migration' (Journal article)

Belchem, J. C. (2005). 'The Irish Diaspora: the complexities of mass migration'. Przeglad Polonijny, 31(1), 87-98.

'Whiteness and the Liverpool-Irish' (Journal article)

Belchem, J. C. (2005). 'Whiteness and the Liverpool-Irish'. Journal of British Studies, 44(1), 146-152.

2003

Irish and Polish Migration in Comparative Perspective (Book)

Belchem, J. C., & Tenfelde, K. (Eds.) (2003). Irish and Polish Migration in Comparative Perspective. Essen: Klartext.

Irish and Polish Migration: some preliminary comparative analysis (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2003). Irish and Polish Migration: some preliminary comparative analysis. In J. C. Belchem, & K. Tenfelde (Eds.), Irish and Polish Migration in Comparative Perspective (pp. 11-25). Essen: Klartext.

2002

'Le sentiment de "Britishness" et les révolutions européennes de 1848: le "Printemps des peoples" au Royaume-Uni' (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2002). 'Le sentiment de "Britishness" et les révolutions européennes de 1848: le "Printemps des peoples" au Royaume-Uni'. In J. -L. Mayaud (Ed.), 1848: actes du colloque international du cent cinquantenaire, tenu à l’Assemblée nationale à Paris, les 23-25 février 1998 (pp. 519-525). Paris: Créaphis.

Britishness, asylum seekers and the northern working class: 1851 (Journal article)

Belchem, J. C. (2002). Britishness, asylum seekers and the northern working class: 1851. Northern History, xxxix(1), 59-74.

`Ethnicity and labour history: with special reference to Irish migration' (Chapter)

Belchem, J. C. (2002). `Ethnicity and labour history: with special reference to Irish migration'. In L. Heerma van Voss, & M. van der Linden (Eds.), Class and Other Identities: gender, religion and ethnicity in the writing of European labour history (pp. 88-101). Oxford: Berghahn.

2000

A New History of the Isle of Man: The Modern Period 1830-1999 (Book)

Belchem, J. C. (Ed.) (2000). A New History of the Isle of Man: The Modern Period 1830-1999 (Vol. 5). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Merseypride: Essays in Liverpool Exceptionalism (Book)

Belchem, J. C. (2000). Merseypride: Essays in Liverpool Exceptionalism. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.