Professor Peter Mandler

Peter Mandler is Professor of Modern Cultural History at the University of Cambridge and Bailey Lecturer in History at Gonville and Caius College.  Among his books are The Fall and Rise of the Stately Home (Yale UP, 1997), History and National Life (Profile, 2002), The English National Character (Yale UP, 2006), and, most recently, Return from the Natives:  How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War (Yale UP, 2013).  Peter is currently working on Britain’s transition to mass education since the Second World War and the language of social science in everyday life in mid-20th century Britain and America.