2767 Haven Hall
United States ;
African Diaspora, Atlantic Studies ;
Economic History, Social History, Quantitative Methods;
Medieval & Early Modern Studies
Ph.D. Harvard, 1990
Watch Prof. Hancock's recent C-SPAN lecture "Edward Bernays & the Rise of Corporate Public Relations."
Public Drinking in the Early Modern World: Voices from the Tavern, 1500-1800, Vol. IV: America (Pickering & Chatto, 2011).
"Organizing Our Thoughts: Global Systems and the Challenge of Writing a More Complex History," Journal of the Historical Society, 101 (2010).
Oceans of Wine: Madeira and the Emergence of American Trade and Taste (Yale University Press, 2009).
History of World Trade Since 1450 (Macmillan, 2006).
The Letters of William Freeman, London Merchant (London Record Society, 2002).
Citizens of the World: London Merchants and the Integration of the British Atlantic Community, 1735-1785 (Cambridge University Press, 1995).
The Cosmopolite: William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne and the Promise of Internationalism, 1737-1805 (forthcoming).
The Papers of John Hull, Mintmaster (Colonial Society of Massachusetts, forthcoming).