William D. Rubinstein explores the history of the British Isles in a time of extraordinary change, when Britain was the world's superpower.
William D Rubinstein is an adjunct professor at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He was previously Professor of History at the University of Wales- Aberystwyth. He has written Men of Property- The Very Wealthy in Britain since the Industrial Revolution; Britain's Century- Political and Social History 1815-1995; and many other works. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, of the Australian Academy of the Social Sciences, and of the Royal Historical Society.