Margaret MacMillan

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Margaret MacMillan is the Warden of St Antony’s College and a Professor of International History at the University of Oxford.  She is the author of numerous books including PARIS 1919:  Six Months that Changed the World, which won the 2003 Governor General's Award, the Samuel Johnson Prize, the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize, the Duff Cooper Prize and was a New York Times Editors' Choice for 2002.  She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a Senior Fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto, Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's, University of Oxford, and sits on the boards of the Mosaic Institute and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and the editorial boards of International History and First World War Studies.  She also sits on the Advisory Board Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation and is a Trustee of the Rhodes Trust.

She has honorary degrees from the University of King’s College, the Royal Military College, and Ryerson University, Toronto.  In 2006 Professor MacMillan was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada.

For more information about this author, please visit her website.

Non-Fiction

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HISTORY'S PEOPLE

2016

Profile

The book accompanying the 2015 Massey Lectures, HISTORY'S PEOPLE interrogates the past to ask very big questions about the role of individuals and their behaviour. It really matters: the personalities of the powerful can affect-for better or worse-millions of people and the future of countries. Like all the best history, this book colours the way you see not only the past but the present.

THE WAR THAT ENDED PEACE

2013

Profile

This masterful exploration of how Europe chose its path towards war will change and enrich how we see this defining moment in our history.

THE USES AND ABUSES OF HISTORY

2009

Profile

If misrepresented, the past can cause confusion, conflict and tragedy. With care, it can help us to understand the present. Award-winning historian Margaret Macmillan proves that history really does matter.

STEPHEN LEACOCK

2007

Penguin Canada

Writing with her usual brio, MacMillan has created a wonderfully insightful and afftectionate portrait of a man who mattered.

NIXON AND MAO

2006

Random House

The week that changed the world.

PEACEMAKERS

2003

John Murray

This book offers a prismatic view of the moment when much of the modern world was first sketched out.

PARTIES LONG ESTRANGED

2003

UBCP

This book brings together recent and original work to illuminate comparisons and contrasts between two former colonies of the British empire. The contributors include some of the top names in history and political science, in Canada and Australia.

Canada and NATO

1990

Waterloo

Uneasy Past, Uncertain Future

WOMEN OF THE RAJ

1988

Thames & Hudson

Focusing on the lives of British women who either accompanied their husbands to India or voyaged to the subcontinent for other purposes, the author paints a vivid picture of women's lives from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries of the British ventures in India, which began with the East India Company and culminated in the Raj.