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Peter Frankopan is Professor of Global History at Oxford University, where he is also Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research. Peter often writes for the international press, including The New York Times, Financial Times Guardian, and has a regular column in the London Evening Standard.
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The Hitler Years
Triumph 1933-1939
Frank McDonough - Nov 14, 2019
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In 1933, Adolf Hitler came to power in a coup. In a few months he installed a dictatorship, jailing and killing his leftwing opponents, terrorising the rest of the population and driving Jews out of public life.He embarked on a crash programme of militaristic Keynesianism, reviving the economy and achieving full employment through massive public wo...
Peter Frankopan
Aug 25, 2020
This outstanding book on Germany under Hitler by @FXMC1957 is now out on @audibleuk, read by @StephenMcGann. No better way to spend a rainy day. (PS it’s volume one, so there will be more !)     source
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The Republic of Arabic Letters
Islam and the European Enlightenment
Alexander Bevilacqua - Mar 03, 2020
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A Longman-History Today Book Prize FinalistWinner of the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial PrizeA Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year"Deeply thoughtful...A delight."--The Economist"[A] tour de force...Bevilacqua's extraordinary book provides the first true glimpse into this story...He, like the tradition he describes, is a rarity."--New RepublicIn t...
Peter Frankopan
Feb 14, 2020
Terrific book - great to see it out in p/back @ABevilacqua7 👏👏👏     source
Nomads and Soviet Rule
Central Asia under Lenin and Stalin (Library of Modern Russia)
Alun Thomas - Dec 26, 2019
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The nomads of Central Asia were already well accustomed to life under the power of a distant capital when the Bolsheviks fomented revolution on the streets of Petrograd. Yet after the fall of the Tsar, the nature, ambition and potency of that power would change dramatically, ultimately resulting in the near eradication of Central Asian nomadism.Bas...
Peter Frankopan
Feb 05, 2020
@AlunR_Thomas Great news - a terrific book, and beautifully written. Many congratulations !!!👏👏👏     source