MICHAEL BURLEIGH (born 3 April 1955) is a British author and
historian whose primary focus is on
* 1 Early life and family * 2 Career * 3 Personal life * 4 Selected works * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links
EARLY LIFE AND FAMILY
Michael Burleigh was born on 3 April 1955. He was awarded a first class honours degree in Medieval and Modern History from University College London in 1977, winning the Pollard, Dolley and Sir William Mayer Prizes.
After a Ph.D in medieval history in 1982, he went on to hold posts at
New College, Oxford
He has also been active in bringing history to television audiences.
In 1991 he won the
British Film Institute Award for Archival
Achievement for the
Burleigh serves on the advisory board of the magazine Standpoint and
is a regular contributor. He won the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non
Fiction in 2001 for The Third Reich: A New History and the Nonino
International Master of His Time Prize in 2012. His Small Wars, Far
Away Places: The Genesis of the Modern World 1945–65 was long-listed
for the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2013. He writes regularly for The
Burleigh has been married since 1991 to Linden Burleigh, and they live in South East London .
* Prussian Society and the German Order (Cambridge University Press, 1984) * Germany Turns Eastwards: A Study of Ostforschung in the Third Reich (Cambridge University Press, 1988) * The Racial State: Germany 1933–1945 – with Wolfgang Wippermann (Cambridge University Press, 1991) * Death and Deliverance: Euthanasia in Germany 1900–1945 (Cambridge University Press, 1994) * Ethics and Extermination: Reflections on Nazi Genocide (Cambridge University Press, 1997) * Confronting the Nazi Past (St Martin's Press, 1995) * The Third Reich: A New History (Macmillan, 2000) * Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the French Revolution to the Great War (HarperCollins, 2005) ISBN 0-00-719572-9 * Sacred Causes: Religion and Politics from the European Dictators to Al Qaeda (HarperCollins, 2006) ISBN 978-0-00-719574-9 * Blood and Rage: A Cultural History of Terrorism (Harper Collins, 2008) * Moral Combat: A History of World War II (Harper, 2010) ISBN 978-0-00-719576-3 * Small Wars, Far Away Places: The Genesis of the Modern World 1945–65 (Viking Press, 2013)
* ^ A B C D "Curriculum Vitae". Michael Burleigh. Retrieved 29 December 2013. * ^ "Living History". Standpoint Magazine. Retrieved 29 December 2013. * ^ In the United States, titled Small Wars, Farway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-65