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TitleSked; Alan, b 1947
Extent5 boxes
Admin Biographical HistoryBorn 1947, place of birth unknown; educated at the University of Glasgow (MA) and Merton College, Oxford (DPhil); Lecturer in International History, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1972-; Convenor of European Studies, LSE, 1980-1990; Professor of International History, LSE, -present; member of the Bruges Group, 1989-1991; Chairman of the Anti-Federalist League (AFL), 1991-1993; AFL Parliamentary candidate at Bath General Election, 1992, and Newbury and Christchurch by-elections, 1993; Leader of the UK Independence Party, 1993-1997; Leader of New Deal, 2013-present.
Publications: (with C. Cook) Crisis and Controversy: Essays in Honour of A.J.P. Taylor (London: Macmillan, 1976); (with C. Cook) Post-war Britain: A political history (Brighton: Harvester Press, 1979); The Survival of the Habsburg Empire: Radetzky, the imperial army and the class war, 1848 (London: Longmans, 1979); (ed.) Europe's balance of power, 1815-1848 (Macmillan, 1979); Britain's decline: problems and perspectives. (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1987); (with C. Cook) Post-war Britain: a political history (1945–1992), 4th edition (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1993); An Intelligent Person's Guide to Post-war Britain, Intelligent person's guide series (London: Duckworth, 1997); The Decline and Fall of the Habsburg Empire, 1815–1918, 2nd edition (London: Longman, 2001); Metternich and Austria: An Evaluation (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007); Radetzky: Imperial Victor and Military Genius (London: I.B. Tauris, 2011).
DescriptionPapers of the Anti-Federalist League including minutes, financial records, Chairman's correspondence, Newbury and Christchurch by-election papers, membership records and press releases, 1991-1993; papers of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) including constitutions, Executive Committee minutes, Leader's correspondence, general papers, membership records, policy notes for candidates, speeches and ephemera, 1993-1997; brief correspondence and general papers of the Bruges Group; brief personal/biographical papers of Alan Sked.
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