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Sam Edwards

Dr. Sam Edwards, FRHistS, SFHEA, is a Reader in History in the Department of History, Politics and Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University.

His first book, Allies in Memory: World War II and the Politics of Transatlantic Commemoration, 1941-2001 (Cambridge, 2015) was shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society’s Gladstone Prize. He has also authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and chapters and edited three volumes exploring various issues in international history.

When not reading World War II histories, Sam can often be found hiking with his spaniel Topsy, running the occasional ultra-marathon, or cycling through the Forest of Bowland. His website is

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