Martin Kitchen (December 21, 1936, Nottingham, England) is a British-Canadian historian, who has specialized in modern European history, with an emphasis on Germany. He is internationally regarded as a key author for the study of contemporary history.
December 21, 1936 |
|Alma mater||University of London|
|Occupation||Professor of European History|
Throughout his career, Kitchen has served in several editorial boards such as the International History Review, the Canadian Journal of History / Annales canadiennes d'histoire and International Affairs. Kitchen's work has been translated into French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Korean and Chinese.
Fellowships and awardsEdit
Kitchen is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the Royal Historical Society. In 1978, he was awarded the Moncado Prize of The Society for Military History. In 1983-84, he received the Simon Fraser University Research Professor award.
- The Dominici Affair: Murder and Mystery in Provence (Lincoln, Nebraska: Potomac Books, 2017)
- Speer: Hitler's Architect, Description & Contents. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2015)
- A History of Modern Germany: 1800 to the Present (2nd Edition), Wiley-Blackwell, 2011, ISBN 978-0-470-65581-8
- Rommel's Desert War: Waging World War II in North Africa, 1941–1943 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009)
- The Third Reich: Charisma and Community (London: Longman, 2007)
- A History of Modern Germany, 1800–2000 (Oxford: Blackwell, 2006)
- Europe Between the Wars, 2nd extended edition (London: Longman, 2006)
- Nazi Germany: A Critical Introduction (Stroud: Tempus Publishing, 2004)
- The German Offensives of 1918 (Stroud, Tempus, 2001)
- Kaspar Hauser: Europe’s Child (London and New York: Palgrave, 2001)
- The Cambridge Illustrated History of Germany (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996)
- The British Empire and Commonwealth: A Short History (London: Macmillan, 1996)
- Nazi Germany at War (London: Longmans, 1994)
- Empire and After: A Short History of the British Empire and the Commonwealth (Vancouver: Simon Fraser University, 1994)
- A World in Flames: A Concise History of the Second World War in Europe and Asia (London: Longmans, 1990)
- Europe Between the Wars (London: Longmans, 1988)
- The Origins of the Cold War in Comparative Perspective (with Lawrence Aronsen), (London: Macmillan; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988)
- British Policy Towards the Soviet Union, 1939–1945 (London: Macmillan; New York: St. Martin's, 1986)
- Germany in the Age of Total War (with Volker R. Berghahn), (London: Croom Helm; Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble, 1981)
- The Coming of Austrian Fascism (London: Croom Helm; Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1980)
- The Political Economy of Germany, 1815–1914 (London: Croom Helm; Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1978)
- Fascism (London: Macmillan, 1976)
- The Silent Dictatorship: The Politics of the German High Command, 1916–1918 (London: Croom Helm, 1976, ISBN 0-85664-301-7)
- A Military History of Germany: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day (London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1975)
- The German Officer Corps, 1890–1914 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1968)
- Kitchen, Martin. "The Man Behind Hitler. Special Features: Historian Q & A:". American Experience. PBS. Retrieved November 4, 2014.