An Historian

historical stuff by Gareth Millward





Forthcoming: Millward, Gareth. Vaccinating Britain: Mass Vaccination and the Public since the Second World War [working title] (Manchester: Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2018).

Book Chapters

Forthcoming: Millward, Gareth. “A history with web archives, not a history of web archives: A history of the British measles-mumps-rubella vaccine crisis, 1998-2004” in Niels Brügger, Ian Milligan and Megan Ankerson (eds), SAGE Handbook of Web History (Thousand Oaks: SAGE, forthcoming 2018).

Journal Articles

Forthcoming: Gorsky, Martin and Gareth Millward. “Resource Allocation for Equity in the British National Health Service 1948-89: an Advocacy Coalition Analysis of the ‘RAWP'”, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, forthcoming 2017.

OPEN ACCESS: Millward, Gareth. “‘A matter of commonsense’: the Coventry poliomyelitis epidemic 1957 and the British public“, Contemporary British History, early access (2016) (first published 31 October 2016). doi:10.1080/13619462.2016.1247701

OPEN ACCESS: Millward, Gareth. “A Disability Act? The Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 and the British Government’s Response to the Pertussis Vaccine Scare“, Social History of Medicine, early access (2016) (first published online: August 4, 2016). doi:10.1093/shm/hkv140

Millward, Gareth. “Social Security Policy and the Early Disability Movement—Expertise, Disability, and the Government, 1965–77“, Twentieth Century British History 26(2) (2015), 274-297 (first published online October 1, 2014). doi:10.1093/tcbh/hwu048


OPEN ACCESS: Millward, Gareth. Digital barriers and the accessible web: disabled people, information and the internet, Institute of Historical Research (London, 2015).

OPEN ACCESS: Millward, Gareth and Peter Border. Assessing Capacity for Work, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (London, 2012).

I have also written book reviews, including:

Social History of Medicine early access (2016): Bob H. Reinhardt, The End of a Global Pox: America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era (Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2015). ISBN: 978 1 4696 2409 9

Social History of Medicine 28(3) (2015): 651-652 (first published online May 20, 2015): Emma Newlands, Civilians Into Soldiers: War, the Body and British Army Recruits, 1939-45 (Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2014). ISBN: 978 0 7190 8804 9

Voluntary Sector Review 5(2), July 2014: Matthew Hilton, James McKay, Nicholas Crowson, and Jean-François Mouhot. (2013) The Politics of Expertise: How NGOs Shaped Modern Britain, Oxford University Press, 336 pp, Hardback: ISBN: 9780199691876, £35.

Voluntary Sector Review 4(3), November 2013: Hilton, M., Crowson, N., Mouhot, J-F. and McKay, J. (2012) A Historical Guide to NGOs in Britain: Charities, Civil Society and the Voluntary Sector since 1945 (London, Palgrave Macmillan), 432pp, hbk, £80.00 ISBN: 9780230304444.

OPEN ACCESS: H-Net 17 October 2012: Molly C Haslam. A Constructive Theology of Intellectual Disability: Human Being as Mutuality and Response. New York Fordham University Press, 2011. 144 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-3941-2; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-3940-5.