CUNNINGHAM, Hugh. British, b. 1942. Genres: History. Career: University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, lecturer in history, 1963-66; University of Kent at Canterbury, lecturer, 1969-84, senior lecturer, 1984-91, professor of social history, 1991-. Publications: The Volunteer Force: A Political and Social History, 1859-1908, 1975; Leisure in the Industrial Revolution, 1980; The Children of the Poor: Representations of Childhood since the Seventeenth Century, 1991; Children and Childhood in Western Society since 1500, 1996; The Challenge of Democracy: Britain 1832-1918, 2001. Address: School of History, Rutherford College, University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NX, England.