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John Seed

Photo of John SeedJohn Seed is an honorary Research Fellow at the University of Roehampton in London where he taught History and Cultural Studies for many years. From 1982 to 1994 he was review editor and from 2010 to 2014 associate editor of the journal Social History. His publications include books and essays and articles on the social and political history of religious dissent in England, including Dissenting Histories, (Edinburgh, 2008) and The Gordon Riots, coedited with Ian Haywood, (Cambridge, 2012). He has written on Marx, including Marx: A Guide for the Perplexed, (2010). His work on the history of London includes ‘”Limehouse Blues”: Looking for Chinatown in the London Docks, London 1900-1940’, History Workshop Journal, (Autumn 2006), and several discussions of the work of Henry Mayhew, most recently ‘Did the Subaltern Speak: Mayhew and the coster-girl’, Journal of Victorian Culture, (October 2014). Finally he has written a commentary on the television series Made in Chelsea: ‘Made in like Chelsea’, JOMEC Journal, (June 2013):