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Edward Crankshaw (3 January 1909 — 30 November 1984), was a British writer, translator and commentator on Soviet affairs.

Born in London, Crankshaw was educated in the Nonconformist public school, Bishop's Stortford College, Hertfordshire, England. He started working as a journalist for a few months at The Times. In the 1930s he lived in Vienna, Austria, teaching English and learning German. He witnessed Adolf Hitler's Austro-German union in 1938, and predicted the Second World War while living there.

In 1940 Crankshaw was contacted by the Secret Intelligence Service because of his knowledge of German. From 1941 to 1943 he was assigned to the Military Mission in Moscow, where he learnt Russian.

From 1947 to 1968 he worked for the British newspaper The Observer. He died in 1984 in Hawkhurst, Kent.

Crankshaw wrote around 40 books on Austrian, (Vienna; Vienna, the Image of a Culture in Decline; Fall of the House of Habsburg; Gestapo. Instrument of Tyranny; Maria Theresa; Bismarck; The Habsburgs: a dynasty...) and Russian subjects, (Britain and Russia; Putting up with the Russians; Tolstoy: The making of a novelist; Russia without Stalin; The Shadow of the Winter Palace: Russia's Drift to Revolution, 1825—1917; Khrushchev; Khrushchev Remembers; The New Cold War, Moscow vs. Pekin; preface to Grigory Klimov's The Terror Machine).

Edward Crankshaw
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Total Books: 56
Bismarck
2016 - Bismarck (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781511383394
ISBN-10: 1511383399
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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Maria Theresa
2013 - Maria Theresa (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781448205189
ISBN-10: 1448205182
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Cracks In The Kremlin Wall
2007 - Cracks in the Kremlin Wall (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781406761122
ISBN-10: 1406761125
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Russia And The Russians
2007 - Russia and the Russians (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781406768114
ISBN-10: 1406768111
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Shadow of the Winter Palace Russia's Drift to Revolution 1825-1917
2000 - The Shadow of the Winter Palace Russia's Drift to Revolution 1825-1917 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780306809408
ISBN-10: 0306809400
Genre: History
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Bismarck Eine Biographie
1998 - Bismarck Eine Biographie (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783471772492
ISBN-10: 3471772499
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Gestapo Instrument of Tyranny
1994 - Gestapo Instrument of Tyranny (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780306805677
ISBN-10: 0306805677
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Putting Up With the Russians Commentary and Criticism 1947-84
1985 - Putting Up with the Russians Commentary and Criticism 1947-84 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140084023
ISBN-10: 0140084029
Genre: History
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Putting Up with the Russians
1984 - Putting Up with the Russians (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670583300
ISBN-10: 0670583308
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Putting Up with the Russians 1947-1984
1984 - Putting Up with the Russians 1947-1984 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780333323267
ISBN-10: 0333323262
Genre: History
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Fall of the House of Habsburg
1983 - The Fall of the House of Habsburg (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140064599
ISBN-10: 0140064591
Genre: History
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Shadow of the Winter Palace
1978 - Shadow of the Winter Palace (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140046229
ISBN-10: 0140046224
Genre: History
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Shadow of the Winter Palace Russia's Drift to Revolution 1825 - 1917
1976 - The Shadow of the Winter Palace Russia's Drift to Revolution 1825 - 1917 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670637829
ISBN-10: 0670637823
Genre: History
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
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Tolstoy The Making of a Novelist
1974 - Tolstoy the Making of a Novelist (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780297766933
ISBN-10: 0297766937
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Tolstoy
1974 - Tolstoy [A Studio book] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780670718610
ISBN-10: 0670718610
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The Forsaken Idea A Study of Viscount Milner
1974 - The Forsaken Idea a Study of VIscount Milner (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780837172781
ISBN-10: 0837172780
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The Hapsburgs
1972 - The Hapsburgs (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780552090681
ISBN-10: 0552090689
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Habsburgs 2
1971 - The Habsburgs 2 [A Studio book] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780670361342
ISBN-10: 0670361348
Genre: History
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Khrushchev
1971 - Khrushchev (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780670003303
ISBN-10: 0670003301
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Fall of the House of Hapsburg
1970 - Fall of the House of Hapsburg (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780722126530
ISBN-10: 0722126530
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Khrushchev A Career
1966 - Khrushchev a Career (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780670412723
ISBN-10: 0670412724
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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