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Dr Hillary Taylor

Fellow, Director of Studies for Harvard Exchange (Lent and Easter Terms)
Lecturer in Early Modern British Social and Economic History (Fixed Term)

Dr Hillary Taylor is a Fellow of Jesus College and Director of Studies for the Harvard Exchange (Lent and Easter Terms). She has broad interests in the social, economic, and legal history of Britain, c. 1500-1750. She is currently working on a book about social relations and the class politics of language.

Degrees obtained

  • BA, Brown University.
  • MA, Yale University.
  • PhD, Yale University.

Publications, links and resources

  • The Price of the Poor’s Words: Social Relations and the Economics of Deposing for One’s “Betters” in Early Modern England, Economic History Review (2018), pp. 1-20.
  • "Branded on the Tongue”: Rethinking Plebeian Inarticulacy in Early Modern England, Radical History Review (2015), pp. 91-105.

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