Professor of History
The Pennsylvania State University
|Department of History
Penn State Abington
1600 Woodland Rd.
Abington, PA 19001
Andy August studies modern British social history and teaches European history.
Professor August is also Honors Coordinator at Penn State Abington.
He is co-editor (with Robert E. Wright) of the monograph series Perspectives in Economic and Social History, published by Pickering and Chatto.
Research Interests |
Publications | Courses Taught
Working-Class Life in Britain, 1832-1940
Crime and Punishment in Victorian Britain
Gender and British Society
PhD, Columbia University, 1993
MA, Columbia University, 1985
BA, University of Michigan, 1984
“Narrative, Experience and Class: Nineteenth-Century Social History in Light of the Linguistic Turn” History Compass 9 (2011): 384-396.
“Gender and 1960s Youth Culture: The Rolling
Stones and the New Woman, 1966-1976,” Contemporary British
History 23:1 (March, 2009): 79-100.
The British Working Class 1832-1940 (Harlow, Essex: Pearson Longman, 2007).
“A Culture of Consolation?: Rethinking Politics in the
London Working Class, 1870-1914,” Historical Research 74 (2001).
“The Reader’s Journal in Lower-Division History
Courses: A Strategy to Improve Reading, Writing and Discussions,”
The History Teacher 33 (2000).
Poor Women’s Lives: Gender, Work and Poverty in
Late-Victorian London (London and Toronto: Associated University
Presses, Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999).
“How Separate a Sphere? Poor Women and Paid Work in Late-Victorian London,” Journal of Family History, 19 (1994).
History 001T: Western Heritage I -- Honors Seminar
History 002: Western Heritage II
History 143: Fascism and Nazism
History 302W: Seminar in History -- Revolution in Modern Europe
History 420: Recent European History
History 438: Modern British History
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