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Michael Burleigh

Michael Burleigh
Historian and writer Michael Burleighís controversial and highly topical new book Blood & Rage has been critically acclaimed. Michael is also the author of Sacred Causes and Earthly Powers, both of which were published by HarperCollins. His work has been translated into fifteen languages and his book The Third Reich: A New History won the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2001. He writes for several newspapers on religion, history and politics. He is a member of the Academic Advisory Board at the Institut fur Zeitgeschichte in Munich and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He lives in London.

Michael Burleigh will be appearing:

Sick tyrants produce sick societies.
Or every man for himself?
ĎOne personís terrorist is anotherís freedom fighter.í