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Asa Lord Briggs

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Asa Briggs was born in 1921 ...
ww2poster.co.uk, 16 June 2012 [cached]
Asa Briggs was born in 1921 at Keighley, Yorkshire, and from 1955 to 1961 he was Professor of Modern History at Leeds University, and in 1961 he was the first academic to be appointed to the then new University of Sussex. Six years later he was appointed Vice-Chancellor. From 1976 to 1991 he was Provost of Worcester College, Oxford. He was Chancellor of the Open University from 1978 to 1994. In 1976 he was made a life peer. He is married with four children. is main field of historical research has been in nineteenth- and twentieth-century social and cultural history, including a 5 volume history of the BBC, a trilogy on the Victorian era, and a social history of England. He is currently President of the British Social History Society and of the Victorian Society.
Asa Briggs History Awards
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History Today, Asa Briggs (Historian), essay by Daniel Snowman, October 1999
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The Museum of Broadcast Communications: Asa Briggs
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Books by Asa Briggs
Portrait Artist June Mendoza - Information
www.junemendoza.co.uk, 26 Jan 2006 [cached]
Lord Briggs of Lewes - Open University
A Victorian Portrait | Sheldrake Press
www.sheldrakepress.co.uk, 9 Dec 2010 [cached]
By: Asa Briggs
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Asa Briggs was born in Keighley, Yorkshire, in 1921 and took his first degree in History and Economics. In the course of a distinguished career, he has been Professor of Modern History at Leeds University (1955-61) and Professor of History at the University of Sussex, where he was Vice-Chancellor from 1967 to 1976.
His main field of interest is the social and cultural history of the 19th and 20th centuries, on which he has written many books, including The Age of Improvement, Victorian People, Victorian Cities, Victorian Things, A Social History of England and a four-volume history of broadcasting.
Lord Briggs was made a life peer in 1976 and became Provost of Worcester College, Oxford, later that same year. Since 1978 he has also been Chancellor of the Open University. He is married with four children.
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Asa Briggs was born in Keighley, Yorkshire, in 1921 and took his first degree in History and Economics. In the course of a distinguished career, he has been Professor of Modern History at Leeds University (1955-61) and Professor of History at the University of Sussex, where he was Vice-Chancellor from 1967 to 1976.
His main field of interest is the social and cultural history of the 19th and 20th centuries, on which he has written many books, including The Age of Improvement, Victorian People, Victorian Cities, Victorian Things, A Social History of England and a four-volume history of broadcasting.
Lord Briggs was made a life peer in 1976 and became Provost of Worcester College, Oxford, later that same year. Since 1978 he has also been Chancellor of the Open University. He is married with four children.
Intermedia
www.iicom.org, 4 May 2002 [cached]
Asa Briggs, Britain's official broadcasting historian and a founder of the IIC, has set his sights on the 21st century
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