Professor Ronald Hutton
Professor of History, Fellow of the British Academy
Head of School of Humanities
Office: 1.40, 13 Woodland Rd.
Phone: +44 (0)117 928 7595
A leading authority on history of the British Isles in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, on ancient and medieval paganism and magic, and on the global context of witchcraft beliefs. Also the leading historian of the ritual year in Britain and of modern paganism. He is a member of the 'Medieval and Early Modern Cluster' at Bristol.
Would welcome research proposals on:
- The political and religious history of the British Isles 1560-1690
- The seasonal festivals of the British Isles
- Themes in the history of paganism, witchcraft and magic in the British Isles from prehistory to the present.
- A Brief History of Britain, 1485-1660 (Constable & Robinson, 2010)
- Blood and Mistletoe: The History of the Druids in Britain (London: Yale University Press, 2009)
- The Druids: A History (Hambledon Continuum, 2007)
- Debates in Stuart History (Macmillan, 2004)
- Witches, Druids and King Arthur (Hambledon, 2003)
- Shamans: Siberian Spirituality and the Western Imagination (Hambledon, 2001)
- The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft (OUP, 1999)
- The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain (OUP, 1996)
- The Rise and Fall of Merry England: the Ritual Year, 1400-1700 (OUP, 1994)
- The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles (Blackwell, 1991)
- The British Republic, 1649-1660 (Macmillan,1990, 2nd ed., 2000)
- Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland and Ireland (Clarendon, 1989)
- The Restoration (Clarendon, 1985)
- The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 (Routledge, London, 1982, 2nd ed. 1999)
Full list of Professor Hutton's publications since 1991 held in the University's IRIS publications database.
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