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David Aly Redvaldsen

Associate Professor

H3029 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

Selected publications


The Labour Party in Britain and Norway. Elections and the Pursuit of Power between the World Wars (London: I.B. Tauris, 2011)


"Historie i barnehagen" [History in the Kindergarten], Barn. Forskning om barn og barndom i Norden 41:4 (2023), pp. 167-173.

"Not by the Book: The Teaching of History in Norwegian Kindergartens", History Education Research Journal 20:1 (2023), pp. 1-13.

"Social Darwinism, the British Labour Party, and the First World War", The European Legacy 27:1 (2022), pp. 1-19.

"Parliamentary History in Norwegian School Textbooks (1800-2000)", Parliaments, Estates and Representation 41:3 (2021), pp. 333-352.

"Do the Mega and Titan Tests Yield Accurate Results? An Investigation into Two Experimental Intelligence Tests", Psych 2:2 (2020), pp. 97-113

"Charles Darwin and the Argument for Design” in William Gibson, Dan O’ Brien and Marius Turda (eds.), Teleology and Modernity (Abingdon: Routledge, 2020), pp. 94-111

“Francis Galton’s Eugenics: Rethinking the Development of a Scientific Doctrine" , Acta Historiae Medicinae Stomatologiae Pharmaciae Medicinae Veterinariae 37:1-2 (2018), pp. 54-70.

"Squaring the Circle? Two Attempts to Reconcile Christianity and Darwinism in Late Victorian Britain", Journal of Religious History, Literature and Culture 4:2 (2018), pp. 17-38

“The Two Kingdoms: The Norwegian Seamen’s Church in London 1865-1905”, Journal of Religious History 42:3 (2018), pp. 410-431

“Recent Work on the History of Eugenics: A New Landscape” , East Central Europe 44:2-3 (2017), pp. 377-388

“Eugenics, Socialists and the Labour Movement in Britain 1865-1940”, Historical Research 90:250 (2017), pp. 764-787

 “‘Science must be the Basis’. Sir Oswald Mosley’s Political Parties and their Policies on Health, Science and Scientific Racism 1931-1974”, Contemporary British History 30:3 (2016), pp. 368-388

“The Role of Britain in Late Modern Norwegian History. A Longitudinal Study”, Britain and the World 9:1 (2016), pp. 10-31

“A Mere Ribbon of Silk? The Abolition of the Norwegian Nobility 1814-1824”, Scandinavica 54:1 (2015), pp. 82-99.

“Eugenics, Socialism and Artificial Insemination: The Public Career of Herbert Brewer”, Historical Research 88:239 (2015), pp. 138-160.

“En britisk vinkling på norsk historie” [A British Slant on Norwegian History], Internasjonal Politikk 72:4 (2014), pp. 559-569.

“Great Britain and the Norwegian Constitution of 1814”, Parliaments, Estates and Representation 34:2 (2014), pp. 182-202. [joint winner of 2014 Emile Lousse Prize]

“The Eugenics Society’s Outreach to the Labour Movement in Britain 1907-1945”, Labour History Review 78:3 (2013), pp. 301-329.

“Eugenics as a Science and as a Social Movement. The Cases of Denmark and Norway 1900-1950”, Moving the Social. Journal of Social History and the History of Social Movements 48 (2012), pp. 133-155.

“Today is the Dawn: The Labour Party and the 1929 General Election”, Parliamentary History 29:3 (2010), pp. 395-415.

“The Representational Base of the Norwegian Labour Party in the 1930s”, Parliaments, Estates and Representation 28:1 (2008), pp. 165-181.

Short Articles

"Labour Movement in the Nordic Countries", Nordics Info, Aarhus University, available at http://nordics.info/show/artikel/labour-movement/

"Interview with the Commandant of Auschwitz, History Matters, University of Sheffield, available at www.historymatters.group.shef.ac.uk/interview-commandant-auschwitz/

“A Form of Captivity: Social Deprivation in Early 20th Century England”, Fortid 12:4 (2015), pp. 54-60.

“The Age of Social Democracy. Norway and Sweden in the Twentieth Century”, Reviews in History, available at www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1184

"The Labour Party in Britain and Norway", UCL History 2012, pp. 6-9

"The British Labour Party: Past, Present and Future", The Ofi Press Magazine 16 (2011), available at http://theofipress.webs.com/labourpartyuk.htm

"Crisis and Opportunity: The Labour Party in Britain and Norway", Woodwords 2010/2011, pp. 8-9








Scientific publications

  • Redvaldsen, David (2011). The Labour Party in Britain and Norway. Elections and the Pursuit of Power between the World Wars. ISBN: 9781848855403. I.B. Tauris. s 232.
  • Redvaldsen, David (2020). Demokratiets begynnelse. Dekningen av Stortinget og middelalder-tingene i lærebøker i historie på 1800-tallet.
  • Redvaldsen, David (2020). Historical Sociology.
  • Redvaldsen, David (2020). Eilert Sundt. Introduksjon til Volker Then 'Social Investment and Social Innovation- Lessons Learned from European Research'..

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