Namier, Lewis Bernstein

   British historian and Zionist. He was born in eastern Galicia. He was professor of modern history at Manchester University from 1931. An ardent Zionist, he served as political secretary of the Jewish Agency from 1929 to 1931. He wrote studies of the social-political structure of England in the 18th century, the 1848 revolutions, and the events leading up to World War II.

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  • Lewis Bernstein Namier — Sir Lewis Bernstein Namier en 1915. Sir Lewis Bernstein Namier (27 de junio de 1888; 19 de agosto de 1960) es un historiador inglés. Nació bajo el nombre Ludwik Niemirowski, en Wola Okrzejska, en lo que en aquel momento era parte del Imperio Ruso …   Wikipedia Español

  • Namier, Sir Lewis Bernstein — ▪ British historian original name  Ludwik Bernstein Niemirowski   born June 27, 1888, Wola Okrzejska, near Warsaw, Pol., Russian Empire died Aug. 19, 1960, London, Eng.       British historian, who was most noted for his work on 18th and 19th… …   Universalium

  • NAMIER (Bernstein-Namierowski), SIR LEWIS — (1888–1960), English historian and Zionist, pioneer of the trend in historical scholarship known as Namierism. Born in eastern Galicia, where his parents were landowners, Namier became aware of his Jewish origin at the age of nine, upon… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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