MATHIAS, Peter. British, b. 1928. Genres: History. Career: Master, Downing College, Cambridge, 1987-95. General Ed., Cambridge Economic History of Europe, and Debates in Economic History, Methuen, London, 1967-84. Research Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge, 1952-55; Lecturer in History, Cambridge University, and Fellow, Tutor and Director of Studies in History, Queens' College, Cambridge, 1955-68; Chichele Professor of Economic History and Fellow, All Souls College Oxford University, 1969-87. Publications: The Brewing Industry in England, 1700-1830, 1959; Retailing Revolution, 1967; The First Industrial Nation, 1969, rev. ed., 2001; The Transformation of England, 1979; Innovation and Technology in Europe, 1991; L'Economia Britannica dal 1815 al 1914, 1994; Enterprise and Labour, 1996; Agriculture and Industrialisation, 1996; International Trade and Economic Growth, 1996; Cinque lezioni de teoria e storia, 2003. EDITOR: Science and Society, 1600-1900, 1972; (with J. Davis, and contrib.) The First Industrial Revolutions, 1989. Address: Downing College, Cambridge CB2 1DQ, England.