Jerry White

Professor Jerry White teaches London history at Birkbeck, University of London. His London in the Twentieth Century: A City and Its People won the Wolfson History Prize in 2001 and his bestselling London in the Nineteenth Century was published to critical acclaim in the UK in 2007. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Literature by the University of London in 2005 and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.


Jerry White's A Great and Monstrous Thing: London in the Eighteenth Century will be published by Harvard University Press in February 2013.