John Brewer

John Brewer is Eli and Edye Broad Professor in Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology in Los Angeles. His book, The Pleasures of the Imagination, a widely acclaimed history of the emergence of culture in Britain during the eighteenth century, won the Wolfson Prize in 1998. The Sinews of Power, brought about a radical rethinking of the relationship between finance and the English state in the 18th-century. He is the author of many other books. He is married to Stella Tillyard and lives in Oxford and Los Angeles.

Books by John Brewer

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