About the Author:
Dr Mike Benbough-Jackson is a senior lecturer in History at Liverpool John Moores University. He completed his PhD on the image of Cardiganshire and its inhabitants in modern times at Lampeter University. Since then, Mike has applied his interest in regional identities to Merseyside. His publications include two self-authored books, one jointly edited volume and numerous articles and book chapters on social, cultural and political history during the nineteenth and early twentieth century.