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John Brewer

Born: 22-Mar-1947

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Sinews of Power

    University: BA, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University (1968)
    University: PhD, Cambridge University (1973)
    Lecturer: Cambridge University (1973-76)
    Associate Professor: History, Yale University (1976-80)
    Professor: History and Literature, Harvard University (1980-87)
    Professor: History, University of California at Los Angeles (1987-94)
    Professor: Cultural History, European University Institute, Florence (1993-99)
    Professor: History, University of Chicago (1999-2002)
    Professor: California Institute of Technology (2002-)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1992
    Wolfson Prize 1998 for The Pleasures of the Imagination

Author of books:
Party Ideology and Popular Politics at the Accession of George III (1976, history)
The Sinews of Power: War, Money and the English State, 1688-1783 (1989, history)
The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century (1997, history)
The American Leonardo: A Tale of Obsession, Art and Money (2009, art)

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