Tristram Hunt is a lecturer in modern British history at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City and The Frock-Coated Communist: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels. A regular history broadcaster, he has authored numerous radio and television series for the BBC and Channel 4.
Dr Hunt is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a Trustee of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, and a Trustee of the Centre for Cities
The Frock-coated Communist: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels (Allen Lane, 2009)
Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City (Phoenix, 2005)
The English Civil War: At First Hand (Orion, 2003)
"Just when Kant's formulation that 'the public exercise of reason should be free' had begun to seem so remote and exhausted, the Battle should reinforce one's faith in the enduring worth of dissent and of the free traffic in ideas"
Swapan Chakravorty, professor of english, Jadavpur University