Maxine Berg

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Maxine Louise Berg, FRHistS, FBA (born 22 February 1950) is a British historian and academic. Since 1998, she has been Professor of History at the University of Warwick. She has taught at Warwick since 1978, joining the Department of Economics, before transferring to History. She is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Historical Society.[1][2][3][4]

Dr Berg obtained a doctorate from the University of Oxford. Her thesis was entitled The machinery question: Conceptions of technical change in political economy during the industrial revolution, c. 1820 to 1840.

Selected books[edit]

  • Berg, Maxine (2005) Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain, OUP
  • Berg, Maxine (1996) A Woman in History; Eileen Power 1889-1940, Cambridge
  • Berg, Maxine (1994) The Age of Manufactures. Second Edition Routledge


  1. ^ Warwick University: Dept. of History - Maxine Berg[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Macmillan.Com: Maxine Berg
  3. ^ British Academy: Maxine Berg Archived 15 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ 'BERG, Prof. Maxine Louise', Who's Who 2017, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2017; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2016; online edn, Nov 2016 accessed 24 Sept 2017