Department

  • History
  • School

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • Expertise

  • Modern Britain
  • Political culture
  • Gender
  • British cinema
  • Laura Mayhall is working on a book manuscript entitled Aristocracy Must Advertise: Rebranding Privilege in Britain, 1880-1950.  She is the author of The Militant Suffrage Movement: Citizenship and Resistance in Britain, 1860-1930 (Oxford University Press, 2003), and co-editor, with Ian Christopher Fletcher and Philippa Levine, of Women's Suffrage in the British Empire: Citizenship, Nation and Race (Routledge, 2000).  Dr. Mayhall teaches graduate courses on the history of the British Empire and on nineteenth- and twentieth-century British political culture.  Every other year she offers HIST603, a graduate course on teaching history at the university level.  She also teaches undergraduate courses on the history of London, British film, and the First and Second World Wars.

    Selected Publications

    • The Militant Suffrage Movement

      The Militant Suffrage Movement

      Laura E. Nym Mayhall, The Militant Suffrage Movement: Citizenship and Resistance in Britain, 1860-1930 (Oxford University Press, 2003)

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    • Women's Suffrage in the British Empire

      Women's Suffrage in the British Empire

      Ian Christopher Fletcher, Philippa Levine, and Laura E. Nym Mayhall, ed., Women's Suffrage in the British Empire: Citizenship, Nation and Race (Routledge, 2000)

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