For his talk, Professor Tooze will draw from his latest book "The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931," (2014). Professor Tooze teaches and researches widely in the fields of twentieth-century and contemporary history. From a start in modern German history with a special focus on the history of economics and economic history his interests have widened to take in a range of themes in political, intellectual and military history, across a canvass stretching from Europe across the Atlantic. His most recent book was "The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931." He is currently completing a new global history of the Great Financial Crisis of 2007 and after.
Adam Tooze earned his B.A. in Economics from King's College Cambridge and his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. His major publications include, "The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931" (2014), "Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy" (2006), "Statistics and the German State 1900-1945: The Making of Modern Economic Knowledge" (2001), and edited with Michael Geyer, "The Cambridge History of the Second World War Volume III" (2015).