FBA is Professor of History Emerita, University of Warwick, where she taught 1978-2022. Her books include The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy 1815-1848; The Age of Manufactures, A Woman in History: Eileen Power 1889-1940. She has researched over the fields of economic history, women’s history, the history of luxury and material culture, global history, and most recently on aspects of indigenous First Nations history and the history of slavery. She has recently completed a new book, Slavery, Capitalism and the Industrial Revolution together with Pat Hudson, due to be published in 2023.
Books by Maxine Berg
Interviews with Maxine Berg
The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy
by Kenneth Pomeranz
Cotton: the Fabric that made the Modern World
by Giorgio Riello
The City of Blue and White: Chinese Porcelain and the Early Modern World
by Anne Gerritsen
Vermeer's Hat: The seventeenth century and the dawn of the global world
by Timothy Brook
Horizons: The Global Origins of Modern Science
by James Poskett
From the Indian cottons that were traded around Asia and Africa in the Middle Ages, to the global dominance of the blue-and-white pottery of Jingdezhen, historian Maxine Berg introduces five books that transformed our understanding of the past millennium and are significant milestones in the development of the vibrant field of global history.