Department of History

Department of History
Department of History

Robert Malcolmson Malcolmson.jpg

Professor Emeritus


Phone: 250-777-1545


Ph.D., Warwick
M.A., Sussex
M.A., Adler


Co-authored books (with Patricia Malcolmson)

Women at the Ready: The Remarkable Story of the Women’s Voluntary Services on the Home Front (2013; pb 2014)

Wartime Cumbria, 1939-1945: Aspects of Life and Work (2017, pb)

Edited book

            Love and War in London: A Woman’s Diary 1939-1942, by Olivia Cockett (2005, pb)

Co-edited books (with Peter Searby)

            Wartime Norfolk: The Diary of Rachel Dhonau 1941-1942 (2004)

            Wartime in West Suffolk: The Diary of Winifred Challis, 1942-1943 (2012)

Co-edited books (with Patricia Malcolmson)

            A Woman in Wartime London: The Diary of Kathleen Tipper 1941-1945 (2006)

            Nella Last’s Peace: The Post-War Diaries of ‘Housewife, 49’ (2008, pb)

A Soldier in Bedfordshire 1941-1942: The Diary of Private Denis Argent, Royal Engineers (2009)

Dorset in Wartime 1941-1942: The Diary of Phyllis Walther (2009)

Nella Last in the 1950s: Further Diaries of ‘Housewife, 49’ (2010, pb)

The Diaries of Nella Last: Writing in War and Peace (2012, pb)

A Free-Spirited Woman: The London Diaries if Gladys Langford, 1936-1940 (2014)

The View from the Corner Shop: The Diary of a Yorkshire Shop Assistant, Kathleen Hey (2016, pb)

A Londoner in Lancashire 1941-1943: The Diary of Annie Beatrice Holness (2016)

Voices from Wartime Leeds 1939-1940: Three Mass Observation Diarists (2017)

A Parson in Wartime Boston 1942-1945: The Diary of Rev. Arthur Hopkins (2017)