Dr Richard Gaunt

Dr Richard Gaunt 
School of Humanities 
Department of History 
+44 (0) 115 951 5930 , +44 (0) 7976 212420

Expertise summary

Politics-1750-1850. Aristocrats as electioneers, eg 4th Duke of Newcastle's influence in Notts. Political culture c1789-1848, including the press, constituency factors, public opinion. Gladstone, Disraeli, Wellington, Peel. History of the conservative party. Political caricatures and cartoons of the 18th and 19th-centuries including Hogarth, Gillray, Cruikshank, John Doyle and Punch magazine.

Previous media experience includes appearances on BBC 2 documentary Wellington, BBC East Midlands Today, Notts TV and BBC Radio Nottingham. 

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Dr Richard Gaunt

Areas of expertise

Media Relations - External Relations

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