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Charles Neal Ascherson, commonly known as Neal Ascherson (born October 5, 1931), is a Scottish journalist. October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


He was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, where he read History. He was described by the historian Eric Hobsbawm as "perhaps the most brilliant student I ever had. I didn't really teach him much, I just let him get on with it." [1] The Kings College of Our Lady of Eton beside Windsor, commonly known as Eton College or just Eton, is a prestigious independent school for boys. ... Full name The Kings College of Our Lady and St Nicholas Motto Veritas Et Utilitas Truth and usefulness Named after Henry VI Previous names - Established 1441 Sister College(s) New College Acting Provost Dr Tess Adkins Location Kings Parade Undergraduates 397 Postgraduates 239 Homepage Boatclub The Gatehouse, built... HIStory: Past, Present And Future - Book 1 was a double-disc album by Michael Jackson released in 1995. ... A historian is a person who studies history. ... Eric John Blair Hobsbawm (born June 9, 1917) is a British Marxist historian and author, once the leading theorist of the now defunct Communist Party of Great Britain. ...


After graduating with a triple starred First, and turning his back on academia, he took up journalism first at the Manchester Guardian and then at The Scotsman (1959-1960), The Observer (1960-1990) and the Independent on Sunday (1990-1998). The British undergraduate degree classification system is a grading scheme used to distinguish between the achievements of undergraduate degree holders (such as those gaining bachelors degrees or undergraduate masters degrees) in the United Kingdom. ... Plato is credited with the inception of academia: the body of knowledge, its development and transmission across generations. ... Journalism is a discipline of collecting, verifying, analyzing and presenting information gathered regarding current events, including trends, issues and people. ... The Guardian was also the name of a U.S. television series. ... The Scotsmans offices in Edinburgh The Scotsman is a Scottish newspaper published in Edinburgh. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... The Independents old (pre-compact) masthead. ... This article is about the year. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII in Roman) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


He is an expert on Polish affairs as well as Eastern Europe, lecturing and writing extensively on these subjects as well as others. Current division of Europe into five (or more) regions: one definition of Eastern Europe is marked in orange Eastern Europe as a region has several alternative definitions, whereby it can denote: the region lying between the variously and vaguely defined areas of Central Europe and Russia. ...


He is married to fellow journalist and Scot Isabel Hilton. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Isabel Hilton (born Aberdeen, 1949) is a Scottish journalist and broadcaster based in London. ...


Bibliography

  • The King Incorporated (1963)
  • The Polish August (1981)
  • The Nazi Legacy (1985)
  • The Struggles For Poland (1987)
  • Games With Shadows (1988)
  • The Black Sea (1995)
  • Stone Voices (2002)

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References

  • Charles Neal Ascherson at Spartacus Schoolnet Retrieved February 17, 2006.

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External Links

  • Neal Ascherson's CV at PFD
  • Radio Interview 1
  • Radio Interview 2

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Ascherson was awarded a triple-starred first but declined offers to become an academic saying that he wanted to see the world, although by then he had already turned down one invitation to travel.
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