Dr Lisa Peters

Lisa Peters is a member of the Print Networks conference committee.


Lisa's research interests are the history of newspapers and journalism in North East Wales and the border area. She contributed to the RSVP Bibliography 2013-15 published in the Victorian Periodicals Review.



Politics, Publishing and Personalities: Wrexham Newspapers, 1848-1914 (Chester: University of Chester Press, 2011)



with Caroline Archer, Religion and the Book Trade (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2015)



‘Welsh Periodicals and Newspapers’ in The Routledge Handbook to Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals and Newspapers, ed. Andrew King, Alexis Easley, and John Morton  (London: Routledge, 2016)

with Kath Skinner, ‘Selling the news: Distributing Wrexham's Newspapers, 1850-1914’ in Periodicals and Publishers: The Newspaper and Journal Trade 1740-1914, ed. John Hinks, Catherine Armstrong, and Matthew Day (London: The British Library, 2009)

‘"Welsh obscurity to notoriety" - Lloyd George, the Boer War, and the North Wales Press’ in Book Trade Connections from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries, ed. John Hinks and Catherine Armstrong (London: The British Library, 2008).



‘Digital Newspapers and the Local Historian’, Local Studies Librarian, 33 (2016)

‘Still Wrexham's Longest Running Newspaper - the Wrexham Advertiser. Transactions of the Denbighshire Historical Society, 60 (2012)

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