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us: Danchev, Alex


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    • us: Danchev, Alexander
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1955-08-26
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-08-07
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Bolton (Greater Manchester, England)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Nottingham
        • Affiliation Start: 2004
        • Affiliation End: 2014
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
        • Affiliation Start: 1978
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Keele
        • Affiliation End: 2004
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Great Britain. Army. Army Educational Corps
        • Affiliation Start: 1 978
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) King's College London
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of St. Andrews
        • Affiliation Start: 2014
    • Gender

        (iso5218) Male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) International relations--Study and teaching
          (lcsh) Military history
            (lcsh) Art--History
              (lcsh) Biography
            • Occupation

                (lcsh) College teachers
                  (lcsh) International relations specialists
                    (lcsh) Military historians
                      (lcsh) Art historians
                        (lcsh) Biographers
                    • Sources

                      • found: His Very special relationship, 1986: CIP title page (Alex Danchev) galley (former teacher, Department of Politics and Social Studies, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst)
                      • found: International perspectives on the Falklands conflict, 1992: CIP title page (Alex Danchev; professor & head, Department of International Relations, University of Keele) data sheet (born 08-26-55)
                      • found: The Iraq War and democratic politics, 2004: ECIP title page (Alex Danchev) data view (Danchev, Alex, born August 1965 [typo?])
                      • found: Information from publisher, May 28, 2004 (Alex Danchev, born August 26, 1955 [confirming typo])
                      • found: The letters of Paul Cezanne, 2013: ECIP title page (Alexander Danchev) data view (born 8/26/1956 [typo])
                      • found: University of Nottingham WWW site, UK campus, viewed March 25, 2013: School of Politics and International Relations page (Alex Danchev, Professor of International Relations, Faculty of Social Sciences; began teaching at Nottingham in 2004; currently, Director of Admissions in the School of Politics and International Relations)
                      • found: Guardian WWW site, viewed Sept. 12, 2016 (Alex Danchev; Alexander Danchev, historian, born 26 August 1955, Bolton, Lancashire; died 7 August 2016; made his name as a military historian, with acclaimed biographies of Oliver Franks (1993) and Basil Liddell Hart (1998), and a co-edition of the unexpurgated war diaries of Lord Alanbrooke (2001); more recently, artists had become his focus, although he continued to write about contemporary politics, notably Anglo-American relations and the so-called war on terror; a life of Georges Braque (2005) was succeeded by a life of Paul Cézanne (2012), and a new translation of Cézanne's letters (2013); an anthology of 100 artists' manifestos published between 1909 and 2009, including those by Boccioni, Malevich, Barnett Newman and Gilbert and George, came out in 2011; a first-class degree in history and economics at University College, Oxford (1977), and a postgraduate teacher-training certificate at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, were Danchev's passport to Sandhurst in 1978 and the start of a decade as an officer in the Royal Army Education Corps; completed a PhD in war studies at King's College London (1984); a research fellowship at King's in 1988-89 spelled the end of his army career and led to a lectureship in international relations at Keele University, with promotion to professor and head of the department in 1992; From Keele, he moved in 2004 to the school of politics and international relations at Nottingham University, and from there, finally, to St Andrews University in 2014)
                    • Change Notes

                      • 1986-06-03: new
                      • 2016-09-12: revised
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