Anthony Wood (historian)

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Anthony Wood (1923-1987) was a British school teacher and historian. He was an expert on nineteenth and twentieth century European history and was head of history at Winchester College until his retirement.[1] He was the author of the popular The Russian Revolution in the Seminar Studies in History series, which has not been out of print since it was first published in 1979.

Selected publications

  • Nineteenth Century Britain, 1815-1914. Longman, London, 1960. (Second edition 1982)
  • Europe, 1815-1945. Longman, London.
  • Europe, 1815-1960. Longman, London.
  • Great Britain, 1900-65. Longman, London, 1978.
  • The Russian Revolution. Longman, London, 1979. (Seminar Studies in History) (Second edition 1986)
  • War in Europe, 1939-45. Longman, London, 1987. ISBN 0582354552


  1. Cover notes, A. Wood, The Russian Revolution, 2nd edition, Longman, London, 1986. ISBN 0582355591