Professor Hugh Cunningham

Emeritus Professor of Social History, University of Kent. Professor Cunningham is the author of books including the following: The Children of the Poor: Representations of Childhood since the Seventeenth Century (Blackwell, 1991), Children and Childhood in Western Society since 1500 (Longman, 1995, revised edition, 2005), The Invention of Childhood (BBC Books, 2006) and Grace Darling: Victorian Heroine (HambledonContinuum, 2007).