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Jonathan Westaway

Dr. Jonathan Westaway is a Senior Research Fellow in History at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston.

Jonathan's research examines the histories of mountaineering, mountain environments and exploration. He has written about the donation of Great Gable to the National Trust as a war memorial by the FRCC in the article Mountains of Memory, Landscapes of Loss: Scafell Pike and Great Gable as War Memorials, 1919­1924, as well as on the life and writing of Eric Shipton in That undisclosed world: Eric Shipton's Mountains of Tartary (1950). His recent work has focussed on British Imperial leisure cultures, knowledge practices and mountain environments in India c.1850-1947, looking at travel writing, photography and film.

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