Wight, Martin

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Dates:
Birth 1913-11-26
Death 1972
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Born 1913; educated at Hertford College, Oxford University; on staff of Chatham House, 1936-1938 and 1946-1949; Assistant Master, Haileybury College, 1938-1941; on staff of Nuffield College Colonial Research, Oxford University, 1941-1946; Journalist, The Observer , 1946-1947; Reader in International Relations, LSE, 1949-1961; Member of Council, Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1952-1972; Visiting Professor, University of Chicago, 1956-1957; Professor of History, University of Sussex, 1961-1972; Dean, School of European Studies, 1961-1969; died 1972. Publications: Editor of Diplomatic investigations: essays in the theory of international politics (George Allen and Unwin, London, 1966); British colonial constitutions (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1952); The development of the Legislative Council, 1606-1945 (Faber and Faber, London, 1946); The Gold Coast Legislative Council (Faber and Faber, London, 1947); edited by Hedley Bull Systems of state (Leicester University Press for the LSE, 1977), and Power politics (Leicester University Press for the RIIA, 1978); edited by Gabriele Wight and Brian Porter International theory: the three traditions (Leicester University Press for the RIIA, 1991).

From the guide to the WIGHT, (Robert James) Martin, 1913-1972, Professor, historian, [1939-1972], (British Library of Political and Economic Science)

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  • Education

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  • Russia Eastern Europe (as recorded)
  • Crimea (as recorded)