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Professor Martin Daunton FBA

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About this Fellow

Martin Daunton retired as Professor of Economic History and Head of the SChool of HUmanities and Social Sciences at the University of Cambridge in October 2016. He is currently completing a book on the economic governance of the world since 1933, and continues to work on the political economy of public finance, with a forthcoming edited collection on changes since the early 1970s. He is also working on taxation within the British empire and on issues relating to intergenerational equity.

Website: http://internal.hist.cam.ac.uk/academic_staff/further_details/daunton.html

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Economic History, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Economic History, University of Durham, 1973 - 1979
  • Lecturer in Economic History, Reader, Professor of Modern History, Astor Professor of British History, University College London, 1979 - 1997
  • Professor of Economic History, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1997 - 2015
  • Emeritus Professor of Economic History, University of Cambridge, 2015

Publications

Just Taxes: The Politics of Taxation in Britain, 1914-1979 2002

Wealth and Welfare: An economic and social history of britain, 1851-1951 2007

State and Market in Victorian Britain: War, Welfare and Capitalism 2008

House and home in the Victorian city: working class housing 1850-1914 1983

Progress and poverty: an economic and social history of Britain 1850-1914 1995

Trusting Leviathan: the politics of taxation in Britain, 1799-1914 2001

Other Modern History from 1850 Fellows

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African history; European expansion overseas; History of the United States; Globalization; Development issues