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Timothy Charles William "Tim" Blanning, FBA (born 21 Apr 1942), known as Timothy C. W. Blanning, is a British historian and academic. He is a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College and retired Professor of Modern European History at the University of Cambridge. His scholarly work focuses on the history of Continental Europe from the 17th century to the beginning of the First World War.



In 1990, Blanning was elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA). In September 2016, he was awarded the British Academy Medal for his book Frederick the Great: King of Prussia (2015).

Books authored

  • Joseph II and Enlightened Despotism (Longman, 1970)
  • Reform and Revolution in Mainz, 1743–1803 (Cambridge University Press, 1974)
  • The French Revolution in Germany: Occupation and Resistance in the Rhineland, 1792-1802 (Oxford University Press, 1983)
  • The Origins of the French Revolutionary Wars (Longman, 1986)
  • The French Revolution: Aristocrats versus Bourgeois? (Macmillan, 1987)
  • Joseph II (Longman, 1994)
  • The French Revolutionary Wars 1787-1802 (Edward Arnold, 1996)
  • The French Revolution: Class War or Culture Clash? (Macmillan, 1997)
  • The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture: Old Regime Europe, 1660-1789 (Oxford University Press, 2002)
  • The Pursuit of Glory: Europe 1648–1815 (Penguin, 2007)
  • The Triumph of Music: The Rise of Composers, Musicians and Their Art (2008)
  • The Romantic Revolution: A History (2011)
  • Frederick the Great: King of Prussia (Allen Lane, 2015)
  • Books edited

  • The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe (Oxford University Press, 1996)
  • The Rise and Fall of the French Revolution (Chicago University Press, 1996)
  • with David Cannadine (eds.), History and Biography: Essays in Honour of Derek Beales (Cambridge, 1996)
  • with Peter Wende (eds.), Reform in Great Britain and Germany, 1750-1850 (Oxford, 1999)
  • The Short Oxford History of Europe, vol. 8: The Eighteenth Century and vol. 9: The Nineteenth Century (Oxford University Press, 2000)
  • The Oxford History of Modern Europe (Oxford University Press, 2000)
  • with Hagen Schulze (eds.), Unity and Diversity in European Culture c. 1800 (Oxford, 2006)
  • References

    T. C. W. Blanning Wikipedia

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