James Delbourgo

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James Delbourgo (born 1972) is a historian of science, collecting and museums at Rutgers University.[1]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum (Penguin and Harvard, 2017).
  • The Brokered World: Go-Betweens and Global Intelligence, 1770-1820, co-editor with Simon Schaffer, Lissa Roberts and Kapil Raj (Science History Publications, 2009).
  • Science and Empire in the Atlantic World, co-editor with Nicholas Dew (Routledge, 2007).
  • A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders: Electricity and Enlightenment in Early America (Harvard, 2006).


  1. ^ "Delbourgo, James". History.rutgers.edu. Retrieved 2017-06-10.