He is currently working on a longue-durée history of treaty-making and treaty-breaking and completing and an edition of John Locke’s colonial writings. He is the author of Civil Wars: A History in Ideas (University of Chicago Press, 2017), Foundations of Modern International Thought (Oxford University Press, 2013), The Declaration of Independence: A Global History (Harvard University Press, 2007), The Ideological Origins of the British Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2000), and co-author of The History Manifesto (Cambridge University Press, 2014). In addition, Armitage is the editor or co-editor of eleven books, among them Oceanic Histories (Cambridge University Press, 2018), The Law of Nations in Global Context (Oxford University Press, 2017), Pacific Histories: Ocean, Land, People (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014), The Age of Revolutions in Global Context, c. 1760–1840 (Red Globe Press, 2009), and The British Atlantic World, 1500–1800 (Palgrave Macmillan, revised edition, 2009).
Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History, Harvard University
Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University