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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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...
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
Peter FrankopanAug 25, 2020
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Terrific book - great to see it out in p/back @ABevilacqua7 👏👏👏 – source
Peter FrankopanFeb 14, 2020
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...
@AlunR_Thomas Great news - a terrific book, and beautifully written. Many congratulations !!!👏👏👏 – source
Peter FrankopanFeb 05, 2020