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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 Laura Engelstein

The social, cultural, and political history of the late Russian Empire; Russian Revolution and Civil War; history of sexuality; history of law and medicine in Russia and modern Europe

Professor Catherine Merridale

The social, political and cultural history of Russia since the twelfth century, with a special interest in the twentieth century and in the lived experience and legacies of Stalinism

Professor Patricia Clavin

The international and transnational history of the 20th and 21st centuries; internationalism and global organisations, notably the League of Nations; European and US foreign policies, reappraising notions of security; the Great Depression