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John Grenville

John Ashley Soames Grenville (11 January 1928 – 7 March 2011) was a historian of the modern world. [1]

26 relations: Berlin, Birkbeck, University of London, Birmingham, Charles Webster (historian), Doctor of Philosophy, Germany, History, International, Kindertransport, Lecturer, Leo Baeck Institute, London, London School of Economics, Modern history, Peterhouse, Cambridge, Preparatory school (United Kingdom), Professor, Reader (academic rank), The Holocaust, United Kingdom, University of Birmingham, University of Hamburg, University of Leeds, University of London, University of Nottingham, Yale University.

Berlin

Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London (formerly Birkbeck College, informally Birkbeck), is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, which specialises in evening higher education, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Charles Webster (historian)

Sir Charles Kingsley Webster (25 July 1886 – 1961) was a British historian and diplomat.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy degree (often abbreviated Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil) or a Doctorate of Philosophy, from the Latin Doctor Philosophiae, is a type of doctorate awarded by universities in many countries.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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History

History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past, particularly how it relates to humans.

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International

International mostly means something (a company, language, or organization) involving more than a single country.

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Kindertransport

The Kindertransport (German for "children's transport") was an organised rescue effort that took place during the nine months prior to the outbreak of the Second World War.

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Lecturer

A lecturer is, in the broadest sense, a person who gives lectures or other public speeches.

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Leo Baeck Institute

The Leo Baeck Institute is an international research institute with centres in New York, London and Jerusalem, that are devoted to the study of the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London School of Economics

The London School of Economics and Political Science (commonly referred to as the London School of Economics or LSE) is a public research university located in London, England which specialises in social sciences, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Modern history

Modern history, also referred to as the modern period or the modern era, is the historiographical approach to the timeframe after the post-classical era (known as the Middle Ages).

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Peterhouse, Cambridge

Peterhouse is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.

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Preparatory school (United Kingdom)

A British preparatory school (or prep school) is a fee-paying school for children of the ages of 8-13, often preparing them for entry into British public schools or other secondary independent schools.

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Professor

A professor, informally often known as full professor, is the highest academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.

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Reader (academic rank)

The title of reader in the United Kingdom and some universities in the Commonwealth of Nations, for example India, Australia and New Zealand, denotes an appointment for a senior academic with a distinguished international reputation in research or scholarship.

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The Holocaust

The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστος holókaustos: hólos, "whole" and kaustós, "burnt"), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: השואה, HaShoah, "the catastrophe"), was a genocide in which approximately six million Jews were killed by Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime and its collaborators.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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University of Hamburg

The University of Hamburg (Universität Hamburg) is a comprehensive university in Hamburg, Germany.

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University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is a redbrick university located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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University of London

The University of London (informally referred to as London University) is a collegiate research university located in London, England, consisting of 18 constituent colleges, 10 research institutes and a number of central bodies.

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University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a public research university based in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Yale University

Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Grenville

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