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Praise for Small Wars, Faraway Places 'Superb, scholarly, insightful and often witty . . . magnificent' Literary Review 'Terrific . . . Burleigh writes with a keen eye for self-righteousness, hypocrisy and unintended consequences. He is quite brilliant at puncturing the vanities of history's great and good' Dominic Sandbrook, Evening Standard 'A brilliant, complex and contradictory story, replete with character and incident, pungent and pithy and refreshingly free of preaching . . . the author delights in the detail, the small moment illustrating a large truth' Ben Macintyre, The Times…mehr

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Praise for Small Wars, Faraway Places 'Superb, scholarly, insightful and often witty . . . magnificent' Literary Review 'Terrific . . . Burleigh writes with a keen eye for self-righteousness, hypocrisy and unintended consequences. He is quite brilliant at puncturing the vanities of history's great and good' Dominic Sandbrook, Evening Standard 'A brilliant, complex and contradictory story, replete with character and incident, pungent and pithy and refreshingly free of preaching . . . the author delights in the detail, the small moment illustrating a large truth' Ben Macintyre, The Times
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Pan Macmillan
  • Air Iri OME
  • Seitenzahl: 448
  • Erscheinungstermin: 2. November 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 151mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 584g
  • ISBN-13: 9781509847921
  • ISBN-10: 1509847928
  • Artikelnr.: 49557176
Autorenporträt
Michael Burleigh is a historian and commentator. His books include the best-selling The Third Reich: A New History, which won the 2001 Samuel Johnson Prize; Small Wars, Far Away Places, which was longlisted for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize and, most recently The Best of Times, The Worst of Times. He writes regularly for the The Times, Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday on international affairs and has also won a British Film Institute Award for Archival Achievement and a New York Film and Television Festival Award Bronze Medal. A Professor of Modern History, Michael was the first appointed Engelsberg Chair of History and International Relations at LSE IDEAS, which is an annual distinguished visiting professorship, delivering public lectures to LSE's foreign policy think tank. He held the post from 2019 to 2020. He lives in London.
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A robust and unsentimental guide to global power politics The Times