C. J. Bartlett, Emeritus Professor and Professor of International History, University of Dundee

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C. J. Bartlett, Emeritus Professor and Professor of International History, University of Dundee

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Christopher Bartlett, born 1931, was brought up in Dorset and graduated from University College, Exeter, with first class Honours in History in 1953. He was awarded his PhD from London school of Economics in 1956. From there he went on to hold appointments at the Institute of Historical Research, London, University College, London, the University of Edinburgh, and the University of the West Indies. In 1962 he came to Dundee as a lecturer in History at Queens College, and was appointed Reader in the Department of Modern History at Dundee University in 1968. He was appointed to a Personal Chair of International History in 1978. Steering the History Department through difficult times in the 1980s, on his retirement he was appointed Professor Emeritus. His research in International History focused on the Great Power Rivals since 1815, and Anglo-American relations since 1945. During his career he published books including Great Britain and Sea Power, 1815-53 (1963), The Rise and Fall of the Pax Americana: American foreign policy in the twentieth century (1974), A History of Post-war Britain, 1945-74 (1977), The Global Conflict: The International Rivalry of the Great Powers 1880-1990 (1984) and Peace, War and the European Powers 1814-1914 (1996). He was a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Chris Bartlett died October 2008

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