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A. J. P. Taylor

Alan John Percivale Taylor (25 March 1906 – 7 September 1990) was an English historian who specialised in 19th- and 20th-century European diplomacy. Both a journalist and a broadcaster, he became well known to millions through his television lectures. His combination of academic rigour and popular appeal led the historian Richard Overy to describe him as "the Macaulay of our age"

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In 1917 European history, in the old sense, came to an end. World history began. It was the year of ...

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Psychoanalysts believe that the only 'normal' people are those who cause no trouble either to themse ...

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Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you to a University Chair. But all change in ...

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If there had been a strong democratic sentiment in Germany, Hitler would never have come to power . ...

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There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment - and nothing more ...

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Bismarck fought 'necessary' wars and killed thousands, the idealists of the twentieth century fight ...

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Though the object of being a Great Power is to be able to fight a Great War, the only way of remaini ...

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Fascism was little more than terrorist rule by corrupt gangsters. Mussolini was not corrupt himself ...

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American statesmen might like some Europeans more than others and even detect quaint resemblances to ...

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No war is inevitable until it breaks out.

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If men are to respect each other for what they are, they must cease to respect each other for what t ...

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Manchester has everything but good looks..., the only place in England which escapes our characteris ...

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Psychoanalysts believe that the only "normal" people are those who cause not trouble to either thems ...

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A master of improvised speech and improvised policies.

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The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to war ...

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