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Special Relationships: People and Places
July 2011 marked the 90th birthday of a remarkable man Lord Asa Briggs. A Cambridge graduate, Bletchley Park code-breaker, and one of the most eminent and influential historians of our time, his experiences could easily fill several autobiographies. Yet, surprisingly this memoir is the first book that he has ever written about himself. In it, Briggs delves deep into his ...more
Hardcover, 242 pages
Published October 24th 2012 by Frontline Books,
(first published August 19th 2012)
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Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs was a British historian, best known for his studies on the Victorian era. In particular, his trilogy, Victorian People, Victorian Cities, and Victorian Things made a lasting mark on how historians view the nineteenth century. He was made a life peer in 1976.