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Adam Tooze (born in 1967) is a British historian who is a professor at Columbia University. Previously, he was Reader in Modern European Economic History at the University of Cambridge and professor at Yale University.

After graduating in economics from Cambridge, Tooze studied at FU Berlin before moving to LSE for a doctorate in economic history.[1]

In 2002, he was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize for Modern History. He is best known for his economic study of the Third Reich, The Wages of Destruction, which was one of the winners of the Wolfson History Prize for 2006.



  1. ^ "Faculty: Adam Tooze". Retrieved 15 November 2012. 

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