Professor Robert Morris
BA, D.Phil, FRHS
Professor Emeritus; Economic and Social History
Class, Sect and Party. The Making of the British Middle Class: Leeds, 1820-50, Manchester 1990
Men, Women and Property in England, 1780-1870 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005).
Scotland 1907. The many Scotland’s of Valentine and Sons Photographers, Edinburgh 2007
People and Society in Scotland. Volume II, 1830-1914 (jointly edited with W Hamish Fraser, includes introduction and chapter on urbanism by self), Edinburgh, John Donald, 1990
The Victorian City. A Reader in British Urban History, 1820-1914 (edited with Richard Rodger) London 1993
Urban Governance. Britain and beyond since 1750, (edited with Richard H Trainor) Ashgate Publishing Co, Aldershot 2000
Civil Society, Associations and Urban Places, edited with Graeme Morton and Boudien de Vries, Aldershot 2006.
Voluntary Societies and British Urban Elites, 1780-1870: an analysis, The Historical Journal, vol.24, 1982, pp.95- 118
Externalities, the market, power structures and the urban agenda, Urban History Yearbook, vol.17, 1990, pp.99-109
Whose Time and Whose Place: Searching for the History of Twentieth Century Leeds, Publications of the Thoresby Society, second series, vol.18, 2008, pp1-17.
The capitalist, the professor and the soldier: the re-making of Edinburgh Castle, 1850-1900, Planning Perspectives, 22.1 [January 2007] 55-78.
In Search of Twentieth-Century Edinburgh, Book of the Old Edinburgh Club, new series vol.8  13-26.
Selected book chapters
The middle class and the property cycle during the industrial revolution, in T C Smout (ed), The search for wealth and stability, London 1979, pp.91-113
Middle class culture, 1700-1914, in D Fraser (ed), A History of Modern Leeds, Manchester U P, 1980, pp. 200-222
Middle class and British Towns and cities in the Industrial Revolution, 1780-1870, in Fraser and Sutcliffe (eds), The Pursuit of Urban History, 1983, pp.286-305
Associations, in F M L Thompson (ed.), The Cambridge Social History of Britain, 1750-1950, vol three, Cambridge 1990, pp.395-443
Municipal Politics in English and Scottish Cities in the 19th century, in Denis Menjot et Jean-Luc Pinol (coordinateurs), Enjeux et Expressions de la politique municipal (XIIe-XXe siècles), Paris, 1997, pp. 125-148.
‘Structure, culture and society in British towns’, in Martin Daunton (ed.), The Cambridge Urban History of Britain (Cambridge, 2000), 395-426.
Civil Society, subscriber democracies and parliamentary government in Great Britain, in Nancy Bermeo and Philip Nord (eds.), Civil Society before Democracy. Lessons from Nineteenth Century Europe, New York, 2000, 111-134.
Civil Society, Governance and Nation, 1832-1914 [with Graeme Morton], in R A Houston and W K Knox (eds.), The New Penguin History of Scotland, London 2001.
The Enlightenment and the Thistle: The Scottish Contribution to Associational Culture in Canada, in Tanja Bueltmann, Andrew Hinsosn and Graeme Morton (eds.), Ties of bluid, kin and countrie. Scottish Associational Culture in the Diaspora, Guelph Series in Scottish Studies, Guelph 2009
New Spaces for Scotland, 1800 to 1900, in Trevor Griffiths and Graeme Morton (eds.), A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1800-1900, Edinburgh 2010.