Career Development Fellow in the Global History of Capitalism


Andrew Edwards

Career Development Fellow in the Global History of Capitalism


BA Columbia University
MA Princeton University
PhD Princeton University

Academic Background and Previous Positions

I come to Oxford after nine months as a lecturer at Princeton University, where I received my PhD in history in January 2018.

Undergraduate Teaching Areas

History of Capitalism
Global History
Economic History
American History – Colonial/Revolutionary
History of Money

Research Interests

My research focuses on the relationship between empire, global monetary regimes, and the European world system in the eighteenth century. My articles have been published in The Journal of American History, Law & Social Inquiry, and L’Atelier du Centre de recherches historiques.


Autumn 2017 “Grenville’s Silver Hammer: The Problem of Money in the Stamp Act Crisis,” Journal of American History 104, no. 2 (Sept. 2017): 337-362.

“The American Revolution and Christine Desan’s New History of Money,” Law and Social Inquiry 43, no. 1 (Winter 2017): 252-278.

Spring 2018 “The Era of Chinese Global Hegemony: Denaturalizing Money in the Early Modern World,” with Andrea Tosato (EHESS) and Fabian Steininger (Max Planck Institute), L’Atelier Du Centre de Recherches Historiques 18 (March 2018),


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