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Hugh Trevor-Roper : the biography

Author: Adam Sisman
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hugh Trevor-Roper's life is a rich subject for a biography - with elements of Greek tragedy, comedy and moments of high farce. Clever, witty and sophisticated, Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: H R Trevor-Roper; H R / (Hugh Redwald) / 1914-2003 Trevor-Roper; H R Trevor-Roper; Hugh R Trevor-Roper; Hugh Trevor-Roper; Hugh R Trevor-Roper
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Sisman
ISBN: 9780297852148 0297852140
OCLC Number: 489631904
Notes: "Books by Hugh Trevor-Roper": page [541].
Description: xviii, 598 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Boy --
2. Carthusian --
3. Undergraduate --
4. Researcher --
5. Cadet --
6. Soldier --
7. Major --
8. Sleuth --
9. Student --
10. Traveller --
11. Historian --
12. Destroyer --
13. Lover --
14. Husband --
15. Professor --
16. Scholar --
17. Controversialist --
18. Essayist --
19. Ghostwriter --
20. Spy --
21. Lord --
22. Master --
23. Expert --
24. Stoic.
Responsibility: Adam Sisman.

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Selected in January as one of a dozen "Hottest Books" of the forthcoming year SUNDAY TIMES richly rewarding on every level -- Selina Hastings THE INDEPENDENT Sisman tells the story of Trevor-Roper Read more...

 
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