Saul David


Saul David

Saul David (born 1966, Monmouth, Wales) is a military historian, broadcaster and academic. He is best known for his work on the Indian Mutiny and the Anglo-Zulu War, as well as presenting and appearing in documentaries on British television covering imperial and military themes.

David was educated at various local schools in Monmouthshire before studying for his A-levels at Ampleforth College.cite web|url=http://www.independent.co.uk/student/career-planning/getting-job/passedfailed-an-education-in-the-life-of-saul-david-historian-and-broadcaster-844773.html |title=Passed/Failed: An education in the life of Saul David, historian and broadcaster |accessdate=2008-07-28] He studied for an MA in History at Edinburgh University for which he was awarded a 2-1, and read for his PhD at the University of Glasgow. cite web |url=http://www.penguin.co.uk/nf/Author/AuthorPage/0,,1000033173,00.html |title=Saul David profile on Penguin Books | accessdate=2008-07-28] He was Visiting Chair in Military History at the University of Hull for 2007 - 2008.cite web| url=http://www.hull.ac.uk/history/Staff/Academic/Saul_David.html |title=Academic staff profiles at hull.ac.uk |accessdate=2008-07-28]

David's books include "The Indian Mutiny", which was shortlisted for the Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature, "Military Blunders", "Zulu: the Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879" (a Waterstone's Military History Book of the Yearcite web |url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/zulu_08.shtml |title=BBC History, Zulu: The True Story |accessdate=2008-07-28] ) and "Zulu and Victoria’s Wars". He has presented and appeared in a number of BBC programmes, including "Zulu: The True Story", "Time Commanders", and "The Greatest Knight" (2008). [ [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1482784/ Saul David at imdb.com] ] He is currently researching a history of the British Army (2009).

References

External links

* [http://www.sauldavid.co.uk/home.htm Saul David's web page]
* [http://s126702522.websitehome.co.uk/ Saul David's blog]


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