Alan Shaw Taylor (born June 17, 1955) is an American historian and scholar who is the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor of History at the University of Virginia. A specialist in the early history of the United States, Taylor has written extensively about the colonial history of the United States , the American Revolution ...
- June 17, 1955 (age 68), Portland, Maine
Alan John Percivale Taylor (25 March 1906 – 7 September 1990) was a British historian who specialised in 19th- and 20th-century European diplomacy. Both a journalist and a broadcaster, he became well known to millions through his television lectures.
A political and diplomatic historian, Taylor was significant both for the controversy his work on Germany and the Second World War engendered and for his role in the development of history on television. His televised lectures made him the leading popular historian of his time. Forenames: Alan John Percivale Surname: Taylor Dates: 1906–1990
6 set 2016 · In 2001 Alan Taylor, one of America’s most distinguished historians and a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, published a well-received book entitled “American Colonies,” which he regarded as “a...
18 mag 2021 · In his stimulating new book, “American Republics,” the historian Alan Taylor takes us back to the decades before the Civil War, when America was not so much divided as it was fragmented.
- David S. Reynolds
3 set 2023 · A.J.P. Taylor, in full Alan John Percivale Taylor, (born March 25, 1906, Birkdale, Lancashire, Eng.—died Sept. 7, 1990, London), British historian and journalist noted for his lectures on history and for his prose style. Taylor attended Oriel College, Oxford, graduating with first-class honours in 1927
Alan Shaw Taylor is a historian specializing in early American history. He is the author of a number of books about colonial America, the American Revolution, and the Early American Republic. He has won a Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize for his work.