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The troublemaker : the life and history of A.J.P. Taylor

Author: Kathleen Burk
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A. J.P. Taylor (1906-90) was the best-known British historian of the twentieth century, certainly the most popular and probably the most influential. His books, particularly The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, The Origins of the Second World War, and English History 1914-1945 changed the way history was written and read. Most of all - and unlike any other historian before or since - Taylor made history accessible,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: A J P Taylor; A J P Taylor; A J P Taylor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Burk
ISBN: 0300087616 9780300087611 0300094531 9780300094534
OCLC Number: 45995735
Description: xiv, 491 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The child is father to the man 1906-1927 --
The making of the historian 1927-1934 --
The Manchester years 1930-1938 --
The Oxford years 1938-1963: the good college --
The Oxford years 1938-1963: the books and their publishers --
The London years 1963-1985 --
The business history of the history business: how Taylor build his freelance career 1938-1990 --
Death and judgement.
Responsibility: Kathleen Burk.
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A biography of British historian A.J.P. Taylor. It tells the story of his life, and sets Taylor's professional work in the context of the development of England during the 20th century, tracing the  Read more...


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"This book is a remarkable portrait of a remarkable man... No future historian can hope to explain Taylor's impact on his times better than Kathleen Burk has done." Raymond Carr, Literary Review Read more...

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