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Robert Tombs

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Robert Tombs was born in England and studied at Cambridge, and did research for his PhD on modern French history in France, where he was attached to the Université de Paris IV (Sorbonne). Robert is Reader in French History at Cambridge and a Fellow of St John's College.

Books by Robert Tombs

The English and their History

The first full-length history of England in one volume for many decades - now in paperback

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This Sovereign Isle

One of Brexit's leading intellectual advocates examines the referendum vote in the context of history

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That Sweet Enemy

A magisterial study of the unique and fascinating relationship between France and Britain - and its effects on the world. As endlessly engaging and informative a work of history as A N Wilson's The Victorians or Peter Ackroyd's London.

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