Richard Toye

Richard Toye

Richard Toye is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History, University of Exeter, UK. He was previously a Fellow and Director of Studies at Homerton College, University of Cambridge, from 2002 to 2007.

His book "Lloyd George and Churchill: Rivals for Greatness" was the winner of the Times Higher Young Academic Author of the Year Award in 2007. One of the judges, June Purvis, professor of women's and gender history at Portsmouth University, said: "This is an extremely readable, lively book that explores the complex personal and political relationship between two great male politicians who helped to shape 20th-century Britain. The changing shades and hues of their relationship are documented in fascinating detail."

External links

* [ Richard Toye] at the University of Exeter
* [ 'Young academic author of the year - Richard Toye'] in the "Times Higher Education Supplement", 26 November 2007
* [ 'The friendship between the 20th century's two political titans'] , review by John Campbell of "Lloyd George and Churchill", published in "Daily Telegraph", 18 April 2007

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