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Hugh Trevor-Roper was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford, a member of the British Academy of Fine Arts, and eventually Baron Dacre of Glanton. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Gary C. Marfin
Really interesting bio of this totally accomplished and fascinating historian. They just don't make them like him anymore-to our loss.Published 12 months ago by Kenneth Freed
Trevor-Roper was considered a great historian, but in terms of his published works, the epithet "costive" would be more appropriate. Read morePublished 19 months ago by reading man
The book provides deep insights in what it takes to be considered brilliant in the hostile, challenging, and disrespectful culture of British academia. Read morePublished on July 28, 2013 by David Springfield
Another excellent book by Sisman, who had already written an equally fascinating biography of Oxford's other most famous historian of the past 50 years - AJP Taylor. Read morePublished on June 1, 2013 by DavidB
Adam Sisman's biography of English historian Hugh Trevor-Roper harkens us back to a time when the writing and teaching of history mattered. Read morePublished on December 30, 2012 by dcreader
To start I must say that I got this book solely on the basis of Amazon ads at the bottom of the screen saying something like "readers who liked the book you liked also like this... Read morePublished on September 4, 2012 by JC Davenport
The title of this work in its original English edition was: Hugh Trevor-Roper: The Biography. Why Random House, the American publisher, chose to alter this to An Honourable... Read morePublished on June 26, 2012 by exurbanite