Professor Nick Mansfield

Nick Mansfield is a labour historian who researches nineteenth and twentieth century British working-class history. His interests have covered artisans, farmworkers, patriotic labour in the Great War and post 1918 political allegiances, including ex-servicemen, war memorials and working-class conservatism. He recently published a 2 volume labour history of rank and file British army soldiers. Nick spent over 30 years working in museums, and also writes about material culture, especially historic banners, folk art and labour movement buildings.