O'Brien, Patrick K.

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O'BRIEN, Patrick K.

O'BRIEN, Patrick K. British, b. 1932. Genres: Economics, History. Career: University of London, Centennial Professor of Economic History, London School of Economics, former director, Institute of Historical Research, senior research fellow and convener of the Programme in Global History. Lecturer, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1960-67; Fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford, and reader in economic history, Oxford University, 1970-90. Publications: The Revolution in Egypt's Economic System, 1966; Two Paths to the Twentieth Century Economic Growth in Britain and France 1780-1914, 1974; The New Economic History of Railways, 1977; Railways and the Economic Development of Western Europe 1830-1914, 1983; Economic Effects on the American Civil War, 1988. Address: Department of Economic History, London School of Economics, Houghton St, Oldwych WC2A 2AE, England. Online address: [email protected]

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