Hilton, Matthew



Matthew Hilton is Professor of Social History at the University of Birmingham, UK. He has published over 50 books and articles on the history, culture and politics of consumption. His publications include Smoking in British Popular Culture (2000), Consumerism in Twentieth-Century Britain (2003), as well as Prosperity for All (2009). He is currently directing a project examining the history of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) especially those working in the fields of homelessness, the environment and international aid and development.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Prosperity for All: Consumer Activism in an Era of Globalization
(Our Cover Feature of October 18, 2009)