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Cosmopolitan Islanders: British Historians and the European Continent

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In Cosmopolitan Islanders one of the world's leading historians asks why it is that so many prominent and influential British historians have devoted themselves to the study of the European continent. Books on the history of France, Germany, Italy, Russia, and many other European countries, and of Europe more generally, have frequently reached the best-seller lists both in ...more
Paperback, 255 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by Cambridge University Press (first published May 13th 2005)
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A fascinating, clearly written analysis by one of Britain's leading historians. This short work demonstrates how British historians differ strongly from their Continental peers in the extent to which they study the history of other countries, either exclusively or in parallel with their own. Evans explores the history and reasons behind this difference - a difference at first unexpected, given the fact that other European countries have affected each other's history so profoundly over the centri ...more
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He was born in London, of Welsh parentage, and is now Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Gonville & Caius College. Evans has also taught at the University of Stirling, University of East Anglia and Birkbeck College, London. Having been a Visiting Professor in History at Gresham College during 2008/09, he is now the Gresham Professor of Rhetoric.

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