Dr John Law

Research Fellow

DepartmentHumanities
Research groupHistory Research Group

Research outputs

‘Stopping to dream’: the beautification and vandalism of London’s interwar arterial roads
Law, Michael John 2010. ‘Stopping to dream’: the beautification and vandalism of London’s interwar arterial roads. London Journal. 35 (1), pp. 58-84. doi:10.1179/174963210X12598738033459

1938: Modern Britain
Law, Michael John 2018. 1938: Modern Britain. London Bloomsbury Academic.

The Roadhouse comes to Britain: Drinking, Driving and Dancing, 1925-1955
Gutzke, David W. and Law, Michael John 2017. The Roadhouse comes to Britain: Drinking, Driving and Dancing, 1925-1955 . London Bloomsbury.

Charabancs and Social Class in 1930s Britain
Law, Michael John 2015. Charabancs and Social Class in 1930s Britain. Journal of Transport History. 36 (1), pp. 41-57. doi:10.7227/TJTH.36.1.4

Automobility and the Expanding Metropolis: Motoring Culture and the Growth of London 1925 -1939
Law, Michael John 2010. Automobility and the Expanding Metropolis: Motoring Culture and the Growth of London 1925 -1939. PhD thesis Royal Holloway, University of London Geography

Cars, Driving, Landscape, and the Architectural Gaze
Law, Michael John 2013. Cars, Driving, Landscape, and the Architectural Gaze. Journal of Historical Geography. 41 (July 2013), pp. 86-89. doi:10.1016/j.jhg.2013.04.001

1930s London - The Modern City
Law, Michael John 2015. 1930s London - The Modern City. Canterbury Yellowback.

Turning night into day: transgression and Americanisation at the English inter-war roadhouse
Law, Michael John 2009. Turning night into day: transgression and Americanisation at the English inter-war roadhouse. Journal of Historical Geography. 35 (3), pp. 473-494. doi:10.1016/j.jhg.2008.09.002

Speed and blood on the bypass: the new automobilities of inter-war London
Law, Michael John 2012. Speed and blood on the bypass: the new automobilities of inter-war London. Urban History. 39 (3), pp. 490-509. doi:10.1017/S0963926812000247

‘The car indispensable’: the hidden influence of the car in inter-war suburban London
Law, Michael John 2013. ‘The car indispensable’: the hidden influence of the car in inter-war suburban London. Journal of Historical Geography. 38 (4), pp. 424-433. doi:10.1016/j.jhg.2012.04.005

The experience of suburban modernity: how private transport changed interwar London
Law, Michael John 2014. The experience of suburban modernity: how private transport changed interwar London. Manchester Manchester University Press.

‘The flashy strings of neon lights unravelled': motoring leisure and the potential for technological sublimity on the Great West Road
Law, Michael John 2014. ‘The flashy strings of neon lights unravelled': motoring leisure and the potential for technological sublimity on the Great West Road. London Journal. 39 (3), pp. 281-294. doi:10.1179/0305803414Z.00000000053