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Professor Sir Paul Preston FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Principe de Asturias Professor of Contemporary Spanish Studies, London School of Economics

Past Appointments

  • Professor of International History, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1991 - 1994
  • Príncipe de Asturias Professor of Contemporary Spanish History, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1994
  • Principe de Asturias Professor of Contemporary Spanish Studies, London School of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 2002
  • Professor of International History, London Schoolof Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1991

Publications

The coming of the Spanish Civil War: reform, reaction and revolution in the Second Republic 1978

Franco: a biography 1993

Comrades: portraits from the Spanish Civil War 1999

Other Modern History from 1850 Fellows

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones

British and European history, particularly the history of political thought from the aftermath of the French Revolution to the First World War

Professor Stephen Smith

History of China and Russia/Soviet Union from late nineteenth to late twentieth century; history of popular religion and 'superstition'; comparative history; history of Communism