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Professor Emma Rothschild

Professor Emma Rothschild

Director, Centre for History and Economics

Fellow, Magdalene College

Magdalene College
Cambridge CB3 0AG
Office Phone: 01223 3 31197

Subject groups/Research projects

Political Thought and Intellectual History:

Departments and Institutes

Magdalene College:

Research Interests

Eighteenth-century France and Britain, the history of globalization

Research Supervision

History of economic thought, economic history since 1750

Key Publications

  • "Isolation and Economic Life in Eighteenth-Century France," American Historical Review, vol. 119, no. 4 (2014), pp. 1055-1082
  • The Inner Life of Empires: an Eighteenth-Century History (Princeton University Press, 2011))
  • Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet and the Enlightenment (Harvard University Press, 2001) Italian translation (Il Mulino, 2003); Portugese translation (Record, 2003); Chinese translation 2011
  • "Maintaining (Environmental) Capital Intact," Modern Intellectual History, vol. 8, no. 1 (2011), pp. 193-212
  • "Late-Atlantic History," The Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World 1450-1850, ed. Nicholas Canny and Philip Morgan, Oxford, 2011, pp. 634-648
  • "Political Economy," The Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Political Thought, ed Gareth Stedman Jones and Gregory Claeys, Cambridge, 2011, pp. 748-779
  • "The Future of History," Going Digital: Evolutionary and Revolutionary Aspects of Digitization, ed. Karl Grandin, Stockholm, 2011, pp. 280-294