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Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper (15 January 1914 – 27 January 2003) was an English historian of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany and Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford. He was made a life peer in 1979 on the advice of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, choosing the title Baron Dacre of Glanton.

Works

  • Archbishop Laud, 1573-1645, 1940.
  • The Last Days of Hitler, 1947 (revised editions followed, until the last in 1995)
  • Secret Conversations, 1941-1944 (published later as Hitler's Table Talk, 1941-1944), 1953.
  • Historical Essays, 1957.
  • "The General Crisis of the Seventeenth Century" pages 31–64 from Past and Present, Volume 16, 1959.
  • "Hitlers Kriegsziele" pages 121–133 from Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitsgeschichte, Volume 8, 1960, translated into English as "Hitler's War Aims" pages 235–250 from Aspects of The Third Reich edited by H.W. Koch, London: Macmillan Ltd, 1985.
  • "A. J. P. Taylor, Hitler and the War" pages 86–96 from Encounter, Volume 17, July 1961.
  • "E. H. Carr's Success Story" pages 69–77 from Encounter, Volume 84, Issue #104, 1962
  • Blitzkrieg to Defeat: Hitler's War Directives, 1939-1945, 1965, 1964.
  • Essays in British history presented to Sir Keith Feiling edited by H.R. Trevor-Roper; with a foreword by Lord David Cecil (1964)
  • The Rise of Christian Europe, 1965.
  • Hitler's Place in History, 1965.
  • The Crisis of the Seventeenth Century: Religion, the Reformation, and Social Change, and Other Essays, 1967.
  • The Age of Expansion, Europe and the World, 1559-1600, edited by Hugh Trevor-Roper, 1968.
  • The Philby Affair: Espionage, Treason, and Secret Services, 1968.
  • The Romantic Movement and the Study of History: the John Coffin memorial lecture delivered before the University of London on 17 February 1969, 1969.
  • The European Witch-Craze of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, 1969
  • The Plunder of the Arts in the Seventeenth Century, 1970.
  • Queen Elizabeth's First Historian: William Camden and the Beginning of English "Civil History", 1971.
  • "Fernand Braudel, the Annales, and the Mediterranean," The Journal of Modern History Vol. 44, No. 4, December 1972
  • "Foreword" pages 9–16 from 1914: Delusion or Design The Testimony of Two German Diplomats edited by John Röhl, 1973.
  • A Hidden Life: The Enigma of Sir Edmund Backhouse (published in the U.S. as The Hermit of Peking: The Hidden Life of Sir Edmund Backhouse), 1976.
  • Princes and Artists: Patronage and Ideology at Four Habsburg Courts, 1517-1633, 1976.
  • History and Imagination: A Valedictory Lecture Delivered before the University of Oxford on 20 May 1980, 1980.
  • Renaissance Essays, 1985.
  • Catholics, Anglicans and Puritans: Seventeenth Century Essays, 1987.
  • From Counter-Reformation to Glorious Revolution, 1992.
  • Edward Gibbon - The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, vol. 1 introduction (London: Everyman's Library, 1993).
  • Letters from Oxford: Hugh Trevor-Roper to Bernard Berenson. Edited by Richard Davenport-Hines. L.: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006, ISBN 0-297-85084-9.
  • Europe’s Physician: The Various Life of Sir Theodore De Mayerne, 2007, ISBN 0-300-11263-7.
  • The Invention of Scotland: Myth and History, 2008, ISBN 0-300-13686-2
  • History and the Enlightenment: Eighteenth Century Essays, 2010, ISBN 0-300-13934-9
  • The Wartime Journals: Hugh Trevor-Roper, Edited by Richard Davenport-Hines, 2011 ISBN 1-84885-990-2.

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