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J. G. A. Pocock

AKA John Greville Agard Pocock

Born: 7-Mar-1924
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Machiavellian Moment

Father: Greville Pocock (university professor)

    University: BA, University of Canterbury (1945)
    University: MA, University of Canterbury (1946)
    University: PhD, Cambridge University (1952)
    Lecturer: History, University of Canterbury (1946-48)
    Lecturer: History, University of Otago (1953-55)
    Fellow: St. John's College, Cambridge University (1956-58)
    Professor: University of Canterbury (1959-65)
    Professor: History and Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis (1966-74)
    Professor: History, Johns Hopkins University (1974-94)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Philosophical Society
    British Academy Corresponding Fellow
    Royal Historical Society

Author of books:
The Ancient Constitution and the Feudal Law: A Study of English Historical Thought in the Seventeenth Century (1957, history)
Politics, Language and Time: Essays on Political Thought and History (1971, politics)
The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition (1975, politics)
Virtue, Commerce, and History: Essays on Political Thought and History, Chiefly in the Eighteenth Century (1985, politics)
Barbarism and Religion (1999-2015, history)
The Discovery of Islands: Essays in British History (2005, history)
Political Thought and History: Essays on Theory and Method (2009, politics)

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