David Todd lectures in history of ideas and global history at King’s College, London. He is also an associate member of the Centre for History and Economics of the Universities of Cambridge and Harvard. Having published
L’Identité économique de la France. Libre-échange et protectionnisme, 1814-1851 on the history of French economic nationalism (Grasset, 2008), he is currently working on the French contribution to nineteenth century globalisation and relationships between the French and British empires between 1815 and 1914.