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Dr John Darwin FBA

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About this Fellow

The history of empires, expecially the British Empire in its global setting. The rise & decline of imperial port-cities, 1830s-1930s



Current post

  • Professor of Global and Imperial History, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Global and Imperial History, University of Oxford, 2016 - 1970

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