Politicians, Socialism and Historians

By A.J.P. Taylor

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The eminent, once controversial author of The Origins of the 2nd World War has become a BBC star, a pop survey purveyor (1979's How Wars Begin) & the very model of a crusty old English historian. The image has been fostered thru book reviews, many for the New Statesman & The Observer, which give opportunity to pass judgment & toss around bits of erudition. These 50 essays The eminent, once controversial author of The Origins of the 2nd World War has become a BBC star, a pop

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Book details

Hardcover, 269 pages
August 1st 1982 by Stein & Day Publ. (NYC)

(first published 1980)

Original Title
Politicians, Socialism and Historians
ISBN
0812827961 (ISBN13: 9780812827965)
Edition Language
English

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Erik Graff

I read this book because of A.J.P. Taylor's reputation as an historian of modern Europe and because I was interested in and gratified by his opinions about socialism.

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