Biography

Edward Acton is Professor of Modern European History. He is a specialist in modern Russian and Soviet political and intellectual history. His best-known book is Rethinking and the Russian Revolution (1990), and his most recent publication is The Soviet Union: A Documentary History, two volumes, Exeter University Press, 2005, 2007. His next project is a study of the impact on human consciousness of the fall of the USSR.

He joined UEA in 1991 after lecturing at Liverpool and Manchester. He headed the School from 1999 to 2002 and is currently serving as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic).

 

All Publications

Acton, E.

(2007)

The Soviet Union: A Documentary History Volume 2 1939 -1991,

UEA Repository

(Working paper)

(Published)


Acton, E.

(2005)

La Biografia y el Estudio de la Identidad,

in El Otro, El Mismo. Biografia y autobiografa en Europa (siglos XVII-XX).

University of Valencia Press

pp. 177-198

ISBN 8437061741

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Acton, E.

(2005)

The Soviet Union: A Documentary History Volume 1 1917-1940,

UEA Repository

(Working paper)

(Published)


Acton, E.

(2002)

Na rasput'e. Revoliutsii 1917 I 1991 godov v Rossii: aravitel'nyi analiz,

in Clio Moderna,

3

pp. 182-198

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Acton, E., Saz, I. (ed.)

(2001)

La Transicion a la Politica de Masas,

University of Valencia Press

ISBN 8437051487

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Key Research Interests

Research interests - modern Russian and Soviet political and intellectual history, current research project is a study of the impact on human consciousness of the fall of the USSR.