David Armitage (historian)
David Armitage MA PhD CorrFRSE FRHistS FAHA (born 1965) is a British historian who studies imperial, international, and intellectual history. He is currently chair of the history department and Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History at Harvard University.
Life and career
Armitage was born in Stockport in 1965.
Currently, he is working on a history in ideas of civil war from Rome to Iraq, a study of the foundations of modern international thought and an edition of John Locke’s colonial writings.
He is married to Harvard history professor Joyce Chaplin.
- Foundations of Modern International Thought (2013)
- The Ideological Origins of the British Empire (2000)
- Greater Britain, 1516–1776: Essays in Atlantic History (2004)
- The Declaration of Independence: A Global History (2007)
- British Political Thought in History, Literature and Theory (2006)
- Grotius’s The Free Sea (2004)
- Theories of Empire, 1450–1800 (1998)
- Bolingbroke's Political Writings (1997)
- Pacific Histories: Ocean, Land, and People (with Alison Bashford, 2014)
- The Age of Revolutions in Global Context, c. 1760-1840 (with Sanjay Subrahmanyam, 2010)
- The British Atlantic World, 1500–1800 (with Michael J. Braddick, expanded 2nd edn., 2009)
- Shakespeare and Early Modern Political Thought (with Conal Condren and Andrew Fitzmaurice, 2009)
- Milton and Republicanism (with Armand Himy and Quentin Skinner, 1995)
- Faculty page
- Article in the Harvard Gazette
- The Declaration of Independence: A Global History, Harvard University Press (2007)
- Works by or about David Armitage (historian) in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
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