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The Life

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Hugh Trevor-Roper was born in 1914, the son of a doctor in Northumberland. He went to Charterhouse, a public school, and from 1932 to 1936 was an undergraduate at Christ Church, Oxford, where he read for a degree in Classics before changing...

The Writings

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...A bibliography of Trevor-Roper’s publications can be found at www.hughtrevorroper.co.uk or www.history.ox.ac.uk/research/project/hugh-trevor-roper/bibliography.htm . Those listed below are the ones published...
...This contribution is a revised and slightly abbreviated version of an article published under the same title in English Historical Review 124/511 (2009). I am grateful to the literary executors of Lord Dacre of Glanton and Dame Frances...

Himmler’s Masseur

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...It may seem strange, given the many questions arising from The Last Days of Hitler, to focus here on a figure who, in the grand scheme of things, was little more than a bit-part player in the Third Reich. Indeed, Felix Kersten barely...

Sideways into SIS

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

I.B. TAURIS, 2014

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...More than 50 years after his entry into the Secret Intelligence Service, Trevor-Roper published a revealing account of how it took place: ‘Sideways into S.I.S.’ How did I come to be in the British...

Admiral Canaris

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

I.B. TAURIS, 2014

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...Trevor-Roper chose a biography of Admiral Wilhelm Canaris (1887–1945) by Karl-Heinz Abshagen for the first book review he wrote on the subject of secret service. Appointed Hitler’s intelligence chief in 1935, Canaris could gush...

Bolanle Awe

Toyin Falola

Toyin Falola is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Thinkers

...Introduction Bolanle Awe was an imposing voice in the Nigerian academic community in the last four decades of the twentieth century because her writings were both important and necessary. She hails from Ibadan, in southwestern Nigeria...

Michael Straight

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

I.B. TAURIS, 2014

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...In 1980 Hugh Trevor-Roper was elected master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. This gave him the opportunity to observe Cambridge University in sharper focus, and he was not impressed. He told Dick White:Cambridge is really an extraordinary place...

Deception

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

I.B. TAURIS, 2014

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...From the mid-1960s Trevor-Roper was frequently invited to contribute to the New York Review of Books. It gave him the space to write with particular freedom and impact, qualities which the authors of the books did not always appreciate...

The Historian as Public Intellectual

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...I am indebted to Blair Worden, Trevor-Roper’s literary executor, for permission to consult and use the Dacre Papers; to Judith Curthoys, archivist at Christ Church, for her assistance in locating documents; to Jane Garnett, Felix Hale...