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Name Dr Evan Jones
Job title Senior Lecturer in Economic and Social History
Department Department of History (Historical Studies) University of Bristol
Personal web page http://research-information.bristol.ac.uk/person/Evan.Jones
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Telephone number work(0117) 928 8971
Qualifications MA(Edin), MA,(York), PhD(Edin)
Professional details
Keywords maritime history
Bristol
Cabot
early modern period
trade
smuggling
shipping
voyages of discovery
Areas of expertise I specialise in Bristol's fourteenth - seventeenth century maritime history - including shipping, smuggling, trade, privateering and voyages of discovery. In this connection I also works on the economic, political and urban history of Bristol during this period.
Media experience Numerous radio programmes and newspaper interviews since 2001, including feature-length programmes on Radio 3 and 4. Also a few short television news interviews on Points West and HTV News.