Emma Griffin, historian

Emma Griffin was educated at London and Cambridge and is now a historian of modern Britain at the University of East Anglia. She is the author of four books, most recently Liberty's Dawn: A People's History of the British Industrial Revolution, published by Yale UP in 2013, as well as many articles, essays and reviews in both academic and non-academic publications.

Emma is a contributor to Radio 3's Night Waves and has made frequent appearances on radio and television, from Radio 4's In Our Time, to ITV3's Forensic Casebook. She has presented Radio 4 documentaries on the history of foxhunting since the Ban in 2005, and on the lives of the men and women who lived through the industrial revolution. In 2014, she co-presented 'The Real Mill' with Tony Robinson on Channel 4.

Please browse this website to find out more about her books and research on the industrial revolution and the social history of Victorian Britain.

Photograph of Emma Griffin