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Introduction

Chris Wrigley

C.J. Wrigley is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of numerous books including 'A.J.P. Taylor: A Complete Annotated Bibliography and Guide to His Historical and Other Writings'. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A.J.P. Taylor : Radical Historian of Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...During his lifetime Alan John Percivale Taylor (1906–90) was a controversial yet much-admired historian. He succeeded in being respected by much of the academic history profession as well as appealing to a wide readership beyond the bounds...

Mellow Elder Statesman

Chris Wrigley

C.J. Wrigley is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of numerous books including 'A.J.P. Taylor: A Complete Annotated Bibliography and Guide to His Historical and Other Writings'. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A.J.P. Taylor : Radical Historian of Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...After 1965 Alan Taylor seemed to many people to have mellowed. The storm over The Origins of the Second World War had lessened and English History 1914–1945 was received mostly with warm acclaim. He was no longer competing within Oxford...

Highs and Lows

Chris Wrigley

C.J. Wrigley is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of numerous books including 'A.J.P. Taylor: A Complete Annotated Bibliography and Guide to His Historical and Other Writings'. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A.J.P. Taylor : Radical Historian of Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...Alan Taylor was at the height of his career during his fifties. In his early fifties he was notably successful in his major endeavours and he was a major figure on television and radio and in the press. To all this he added his campaigning...

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New Directions in Social and Cultural History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction In May 2000, Nancy Villa Bryk, curator at the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, addressed the American Association of Museums. Her paper, provocatively titled ‘Reports of Our Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated...

Breaking Free

Chris Wrigley

C.J. Wrigley is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of numerous books including 'A.J.P. Taylor: A Complete Annotated Bibliography and Guide to His Historical and Other Writings'. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A.J.P. Taylor : Radical Historian of Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...Until his marriage in the summer of 1931 Alan Taylor remained very much entwined in the close-knit world of his family. It was the major intellectual and emotional backdrop to his life, even when he was away in Vienna; as it had been...

Japan: Mirror in the Shrine

Robert A. Rosenstone

Robert A. Rosenstone is Professor Emeritus of History at California Institute of Technology, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adventures of a Postmodern Historian : Living and Writing the Past

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...It is because the Far-East holds up a mirror to our civilization … because by her very oddities, as they strike us at first, we truly learn to criticize, examine, and realize our own way of doing things, that she is so interesting...

Roots

Chris Wrigley

C.J. Wrigley is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of numerous books including 'A.J.P. Taylor: A Complete Annotated Bibliography and Guide to His Historical and Other Writings'. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A.J.P. Taylor : Radical Historian of Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...Alan Taylor stemmed from a wealthy, intellectual, nonconformist background. The wealth had been accumulated in the cotton trade. This was the archetypal background for English individualistic radicalism, associated with Richard Cobden...

Satire and Historiography

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...1 INTRODUCTION Lucian’s De historia conscribenda is the only treatise in Antiquity which offers a systematic presentation of the rules for the writing of history. Other treatises about how to write history are also attested...

Indian Summer and Long Winter

Chris Wrigley

C.J. Wrigley is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of numerous books including 'A.J.P. Taylor: A Complete Annotated Bibliography and Guide to His Historical and Other Writings'. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A.J.P. Taylor : Radical Historian of Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...The arrival of Éva at Twisden Road in April 1978 rejuvenated Alan Taylor. He was acutely aware that she had great expectations of an intellectual social life in London, with part of it centred around him. His love for her, his wish to try...

War and Wider Recognition 1938–48

Chris Wrigley

C.J. Wrigley is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of numerous books including 'A.J.P. Taylor: A Complete Annotated Bibliography and Guide to His Historical and Other Writings'. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A.J.P. Taylor : Radical Historian of Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...From 1938 Alan Taylor enjoyed dividing his working life on an Oxford–London axis. He later wrote that ‘if I had stayed in Manchester I should never have achieved anything except a few academic books. Without the contacts I made in London...