Augustine Sedgewick

Biography

Augustine Sedgewick was born in Portland, Maine, U.S.A., in 1979 and earned his doctorate at Harvard University in 2011. His research uses commodities to explore the interdependence of ways of life and systems of knowledge in the global history of American capitalism, and has won support from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Harvard University’s Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History. His essays have been published in International Labor and Working-Class History and History of the Present; his book on the history of coffee, energy, work, and capitalism will be published by the Penguin Press.

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