Born in Trowbridge in Wiltshire, England, Alan Bullock was educated at Bradford Grammar School and Wadham College, Oxford where he read classics and modern history. After graduating in 1938, he worked as a research assistant for Winston Churchill. During World War II, Bullock worked for the... show more
Born in Trowbridge in Wiltshire, England, Alan Bullock was educated at Bradford Grammar School and Wadham College, Oxford where he read classics and modern history. After graduating in 1938, he worked as a research assistant for Winston Churchill. During World War II, Bullock worked for the European Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), returning to Oxford as a history fellow at New College. He was the censor of St Catherine's Society from 1952 until 1962 and then founding master of St Catherine's College, Oxford from 1962 until 1981.
Bullock was best known for his 1952 book "Hitler: A Study in Tyranny", the first comprehensive biography of Adolf Hitler and a work that dominated Hitler scholarship for many years. He also wrote a three-volume biography of the Labour Party statesman Ernest Bevin and a joint biography of Hitler and Joseph Stalin.
Birth date: 1914-12-13
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Of the many editorial cartoons drawn by David Low during the Second World War, perhaps the most famous was the one he penned in May 1940 after Winston Churchill formed the coalition government that he would lead as prime minister. Entitled “All Behind You, Winston,” it depicts Churchill at the phala...
When he died in 1951 Ernest Bevin was eulogized by many for his decade-long service as a cabinet minister. As Minister of Labour in Winston Churchill’s wartime government, he presided over the mobilization of the British workforce for the war effort, while as Foreign Secretary in the postwar Labour ...
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A monster of book about two very bad men doing horrible things to people. However, the book is also about what lead to their rise of power as well the effects the men had on the world around them. Fascinating as well as disturbing
This baby weighs just over 2kg - or, in real money, just a soupçon under 4½ lbs. Also have a digi version to highlight and copy Group read starting on The Ides of March 2013. Join Bird Brian here: http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/84205-hitler-and-stalin-by-alan-bullock--group-readTo watch: http:/...