Michael Burleigh


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April 03, 1955

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Michael Burleigh is a British author and historian.
In 1977 Michael Burleigh took a first class honours degree in Medieval and Modern History at University College London, winning the Pollard, Dolley and Sir William Mayer prizes. After a PhD in medieval history in 1982, he went on to hold posts at New College, Oxford, the London School of Economics, and Cardiff where he was Distinguished Research Professor in Modern History. He has also been Raoul Wallenberg Chair of Human Rights at Rutgers University in New Jersey, William Rand Kenan Professor of History at Washington & Lee University in Virginia, and Kratter Visiting Professor at Stanford University, California. In 2002 he gave the three Cardinal Basil Hume Memorial Lectures at Heythrop Co
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Will Donald Trump unleash hell on Iran? Oil prices soaring, threats of 'full-on war'

The events in the obscure Saudi oil town of Abqaiq rocked world oil prices and dramatically raised the stakes in the ongoing tensions between the US and Iran.
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“Cruelty lurks in our instincts, and fanaticism is a camouflage for cruelty. Fanatics are seldom genuinely humane, and those who sincerely dread cruelty will be slow to adopt a fanatical creed. . . .”
Michael Burleigh, The Third Reich: A New History

“It helped that municipal employees tore down opposition posters, and that the only independent pollster, Levada, was closed down two weeks before the election.”
Michael Burleigh, The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: A History of Now

“came out favourably.176 Bonhoeffer exuded optimism”
Michael Burleigh, The Third Reich: A New History

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