Delbourgo, James 1972-

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Delbourgo, James 1972-

PERSONAL:

Born 1972. Education: Columbia University, M.Phil., Ph.D.

ADDRESSES:

Office—Department of History, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T7, Canada. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, assistant professor of history, director of program in history and philosophy of sciences, and member of Mellon program, French Atlantic History Group. Conference organizer.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Wilson Prize for best first book, Harvard University Press, 2006, for A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders: Electricity and Enlightenment in Early America; grant from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

WRITINGS:

A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders: Electricity and Enlightenment in Early America, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA), 2006.

(Editor, with Nicholas Dew) Science and Empire in the Atlantic World, Routledge (New York, NY), 2007.

Also author of the essay "Slavery in the Cabinet of Curiosities: Hans Sloane's Atlantic World," commissioned by the British Museum in 2007.