Georgios Varouxakis was born and grew up in Crete. He is Professor of the History of Political Thought in the School of History at Queen Mary University of London and Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of the History of Political Thought (http://projects.history.qmul.ac.uk/hpt/ ). His work to date has focused mainly on nineteenth-century political thought (British and French) with particular emphasis on John Stuart Mill, Walter Bagehot, Matthew Arnold, Alexis de Tocqueville, François Guizot and Auguste Comte.
He is the author of books such as Liberty Abroad: J.S. Mill on International Relations (Cambridge University Press, Ideas in Context Series, 2013), Mill on Nationality (Routledge, 2002), Victorian Political Thought on France and the French (Palgrave Macmillan 2002) and (co-authored with David Howarth) Contemporary France: An Introduction to French Politics and Society (Edward Arnold, 2003). He has also written many academic articles on political thought on nationalism and cosmopolitanism, empire, and on the intellectual history of ideas of ‘Europe’ and ‘the West’ and attitudes towards the EEC/EU. He is currently engaged in a new research project on British, French and American international political thought in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Liberty Abroad: J. S. Mill on International Relations (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
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