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Professor Peter Mathias

CBE, FBA, DLitt
10 January 1928 - 1 March 2016
  • Background

    • Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College (from 1987 to 2016)
    • Master, Downing College, Cambridge (from 1987 to 1995)
    • Chichele Professor of Economic History and Fellow, All Souls College (from 1969 to 1987)
    • Assistant Lecturer then Lecturer Faculty of History and Director of Studies in History and Fellow, Queens' College, Cambridge (from 1955 to 1968)
    • Research Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge (from 1952 to 1955)
  • Publications

    • Why the West Won? (Naples, 2010).
    • Convivere con i vicini (Rome: Luisse, 2008).
    • L'idea di Europa (Naples: La Scuola Di Pitagora, 2009).
    • (ed.), History of Mankind, vol. VI (Paris: UNESCO, 2008).
    • Cinque Lezioni di teoria e storia dello sviluppo economico (Naples, 2009).
    • L'Economia Britannica dal 1815 al 1914 (Milan: Einaudi, 1994).
    • The Transformation of England (London: Methuen, 1979).
    • The First Industrial Nation (London: Methuen, 1967; 1983).
    • Retailing Revolution - a History of Multiple Retailing in the Food Trades (London: Longman, 1967).
    • Engish Trade Tokens (London: Abelard Schuman, 1962).
    • The Brewing Industry in England 1700-1830 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1959).
  • Other professional memberships and roles

    • Trustee and Member Council, GB Saskawa Foundation (Chairman, 1997-2005; President, 2006-) (1994-)
    • International Institute of Economic History Francesco Datini, Prato (Member, Executive Committee, 1972-99; Comitato d'Honore, 1999-)
    • Member, Academia Europaea (1989)
    • Honorary President, International Economic History Association (1978-)