Professor Jonathan Morris
Jonathan Morris is a Professor of History at the University of Hertfordshire and a Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society.
He trained as historian of modern Italy, with a particular focus on retailing and consumption. His books included The Political Economy of Shopkeeping in Milan 1885-1922 and The New History of the Italian South.
His research into coffee began with The Cappuccino Conquests – a project that investigated the global spread of ‘Italian style’ coffee. He has subsequently extended his interests to the entirety of the coffee chain and was a contributing editor of the volume Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage and the Industry (2013). His latest book Coffee: A Global History (2019) explains how coffee became popular the world over and why tastes in coffee differ all over the world.
|Current job role||Professor of History|
|Department||Office of the Vice-Chancellor|
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