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Professor Julian Hoppit FBA

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About this Fellow

The economic & political history of Britain, 1650-1850, including the history of economic thought.



Current post

  • Astor Professor of British History, University College London


Risk and failure in English business, 1700-1800 1987


A land of liberty? England, 1689-1727 2000


Failed legislation, 1660-1800 1997


Britain’s political economies: parliament and economic life, 1660-1800 2017


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