A.J.P. Taylor Biography

Academic, Historian (1906–1990)
A.J.P. Taylor was a British historian and journalist noted for his lectures on history and for his prose style, who often sparked controversy with his views.


Born March 25, 1906, Birkdale, Lancashire, England A.J.P. Taylor, British historian and journalist often sparked controversy with his unorthodox views. Taylor nonetheless maintained high standards of scholarship. Among his more than 30 publications, his most widely read and controversial book was The Origins of the Second World War.

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