- 121,379 ratings
- December 3rd 1985
by Penguin Classics
(first published February 21st 1848)
- Date of birth: March 26, 1906
- Died: September 07, 1990
- Born: in Birkdale, The United Kingdom.
- Description: Alan John Percivale Taylor was a British historian of the 20th century and renowned academic who became well known to millions through his popular television lectures.