Scott, Jonathan

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SCOTT, Jonathan

SCOTT, Jonathan. New Zealander, b. 1958. Genres: History, Biography. Career: Cambridge University, England, research fellow of Magdalene College, 1985-87; Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, lecturer in history, 1987-88; University of Sheffield, England, lecturer in history, 1989- 91; Downing College, Cambridge, fellow, director of studies in history, 1991-; University of Pittsburgh, Caroll Amundson Professor of British History, 2001-. Publications: Algernon Sidney and the English Republic, 1623- 1677, 1988; Algernon Sidney and the Restoration Crisis, 1677-1683, 1991; Harry's Absence: Looking for My Father on the Mountain, 1997; England's Troubles: Seventeenth-Century English Political Instability in European Context, 2000. Contributor to books. Address: Downing College, Cambridge CB2 1DQ, England.