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Professor Julian Jackson's new book receives extensive media coverage


Head of School, Professor Julian Jackson's new book on Charles de Gaulle, A Certain Idea of France, has recieved extensive and wide-ranging reviews in the media. A list of this coverage is below: 


'De Gaulle, Macron and the long shadow of French grandeur' - Jonathon Fenby, Financial Times:

Review - Simon Heffer, The Telegraph:

'It took a long time for de Gaulle to become ‘de Gaulle’ - Robert Tombs, The Spectator

'the ‘brutally divisive’ general who saved France' - Lewis James, The Times

'In 1963, de Gaulle prophesized Brexit' - Philippe Bernard, Le Monde

Review - Max Hastings, The Times

'Charles De Gaulle – the unlikely prophet of Brexit' - HSS Press Release, Queen Mary University of London:

'Zut alors! De Gaulle was the first to predict Brexit' - Camilla Tominey, Sunday Express



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