Professor Mary Vincent

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Department of History, The University of Sheffield

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Mary Vincent has been teaching at Sheffield since 1988. Her main research interests lie in the history of modern Spain and she has published widely on gender and the history of religion in the twentieth century.

She is currently writing a book on religious violence in the Spanish Civil War and this interest in religious violence, has led to a current project on iconoclasm and ideas of the monstrous in statues and other simulacra of the human body. She has also researched gendered patterns of violence against the human body.

Her publications include Modern Spain 1833-2002: People and State (2007), Catholicism in the Second Spanish Republic, (1996) and edited collections on Gender and History, (with Robert Shoemaker, 1998) and Gender and War c.1918-1949, (2001).