Amanda Foreman, Historian, Writer, Broadcaster

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Dr Amanda Foreman tells an audience of Oldie magazine readers about her book, A World on Fire
AMANDA FOREMAN is the award-winning historian and internationally best-selling author of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire and A World on Fire: an Epic History of Two Nations Divided. She is the recipient of the 1998 Whitbread Award for Biography and the 2011 Fletcher Pratt Award for Civil War History.

"Ms. Foreman . . . is such an engaging writer that readers may find this 958-page volume too short." - Michael Burlingame, Wall Street Journal

'"Amanda Foreman's magnificent new book . . . resembles nothing so much as War and Peace." - Adam I.P. Smith, History Today

Named one of The New York Times Top 10 Books of 2011


Columnist for The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal - 11 July 2014
Historically Speaking: Famous Lost Words(PDF) Download Adobe Reader

The Wall Street Journal - 27 June 2014
Historically Speaking: When Summer is a Bummer(PDF) Download Adobe Reader

The Wall Street Journal - 13 June 2014
Historically Speaking: When a Monarch Calls It Quits(PDF) Download Adobe Reader

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A World On Fire A World On Fire - Additional Materials The Duchess by Amanda Foreman Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman Georgiana's World by Amanda Foreman The Sylph - by Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire, Foreword by Amanda Foreman Madame de Pompadour by Nancy Mitford, Foreword by Amanda Foreman What Might Have Been by Andrew Roberts Gender in Eighteenth Century England by Hannah Barker and Elaine Chalus George IV by Chistopher Hibbert, Foreword by Amanda Foreman