Alex Danchev


Born
in Bolton, Lancashire, The United Kingdom
August 26, 1955

Died
August 07, 2016

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Alex Danchev was Professor of International Relations at the University of Nottingham, and a long-standing friend of the Tate in London, where he has been a member of the Acquisition Committee of the Patrons of New Art.

His interests wandered across the borders of art, politics, and military history although his focus is chiefly biographical.

His biography of the philosopher-statesman Oliver Franks (Oxford University Press, 1993) was on the Observer's 'Books of the Year' and his biography of the military writer Basil Liddell Hart (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1998) was listed for the Whitbread Prize for Biography and the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction.

His unexpurgated edition of the Alanbrooke Diaries (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001) was liste
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The Letters of Paul Cézanne

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On Art and War and Terror

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The Iraq War and Democratic...

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Very Special Relationship: ...

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On Specialness: Essays in A...

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