- Saul David
Saul David (born 1966,
Monmouth, Wales) is a military historian, broadcasterand academic. He is best known for his work on the Indian Mutiny and the Anglo-Zulu War, as well as presenting and appearing in documentaries on British television covering imperial and military themes.
David was educated at various local schools in
Monmouthshirebefore studying for his A-levels at Ampleforth College.cite web|url=http://www.independent.co.uk/student/career-planning/getting-job/passedfailed-an-education-in-the-life-of-saul-david-historian-and-broadcaster-844773.html |title=Passed/Failed: An education in the life of Saul David, historian and broadcaster |accessdate=2008-07-28] He studied for an MA in History at Edinburgh University for which he was awarded a 2-1, and read for his PhD at the University of Glasgow. cite web |url=http://www.penguin.co.uk/nf/Author/AuthorPage/0,,1000033173,00.html |title=Saul David profile on Penguin Books | accessdate=2008-07-28] He was Visiting Chair in Military History at the University of Hullfor 2007 - 2008.cite web| url=http://www.hull.ac.uk/history/Staff/Academic/Saul_David.html |title=Academic staff profiles at hull.ac.uk |accessdate=2008-07-28]
David's books include "The Indian Mutiny", which was shortlisted for the
Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature, "Military Blunders", "Zulu: the Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879" (a Waterstone's Military History Book of the Yearcite web |url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/zulu_08.shtml |title=BBC History, Zulu: The True Story |accessdate=2008-07-28] ) and "Zulu and Victoria’s Wars". He has presented and appeared in a number of BBCprogrammes, including "Zulu: The True Story", " Time Commanders", and "The Greatest Knight" (2008). [ [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1482784/ Saul David at imdb.com] ] He is currently researching a history of the British Army(2009).
* [http://www.sauldavid.co.uk/home.htm Saul David's web page]
* [http://s126702522.websitehome.co.uk/ Saul David's blog]
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