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David Edgerton

AKA David E. H. Edgerton

Born: 16-Apr-1959
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Shock of the Old

    University: BA, St. John's College, Oxford University (1981)
    University: PhD, Imperial College London (1986)
    Lecturer: Victoria University of Manchester (1984-85)
    Lecturer: Institute for Science and Technology (1985-92)
    Professor: Imperial College London (1993-)
    Professor: University of Manchester

    British Society for the History of Science
    History of Economics Society
    Society for the History of Technology

Author of books:
England and the Aeroplane: An Essay on a Militant and Technological Nation (1991)
Science, Technology and the British Industrial "Decline", 1870-1970 (1996)
Warfare State: Britain, 1920-1970 (2005)
The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History Since 1900 (2006)
Britain's War Machine: Weapons, Resources and Experts in the Second World War (2011)


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