Dr Sean Lang studied history at Oxford and has been teaching it to school, college, and university students for the past twenty years. He is Senior Lecturer in History at Anglia Ruskin University. Sean has written textbooks on nineteenth and twentieth century history, and is co-editor of Twentieth Century history, and is co-editor of Twentieth Century History Review . He has advised both Government and Opposition on history teaching in schools and has written on history teaching for the Council of Europe. Sean is Honorary Secretary of the Historical Association and often appears on radio and television talking about historical topics - often because of this book.