Hugh Trevor-Roper

Hugh Trevor-Roper was a British historian, known for his works on early modern Britain and Nazi Germany. He was also a prominent academic and held the position of Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford.


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  1. 1. The Last Days of Hitler

    This book delves into the final days of Adolf Hitler's life, providing a detailed account of the events that unfolded in his bunker during the last ten days of World War II. It is based on interviews with surviving members of Hitler's close circle and other witnesses, as well as captured German documents. The author presents an in-depth analysis of Hitler's mental state, his relationships with his staff, his suicide, and the subsequent cover-up by his loyal aides. The book also debunks various myths and rumors about Hitler's death and escape.

    The 4728th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Hermit Of Peking

    "Hermit of Peking" is a captivating biography that explores the enigmatic life of Sir Edmund Backhouse, a British sinologist and orientalist who lived in Beijing during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The book delves into Backhouse's controversial career, including his role as a scholar, his fraudulent historical documents, and his eccentric personal life. Drawing from a wealth of sources, the author critically examines Backhouse's contributions to Western perceptions of China, revealing a complex figure whose legacy is a blend of genuine scholarship and elaborate deceit.

    The 8293rd Greatest Book of All Time