Robert Wilde

Introduction

  • Author of the History in an Afternoon textbook series 
  • M.A. degree in Medieval Studies from Sheffield University

Experience

Robert Wilde is a former writer for ThoughtCo who wrote about European history. Wilde received a master's degree in medieval studies and a bachelor's from Sheffield University. His first dissertation was on portents and miracles in the work of Gregory of Tours, and his second was on the 13th-century benefactors and purchases of Beaulieu Abbey.

As a historian, Wilde is interested in many periods. However, his professional specialty is early medieval European history.

Education

Wilde received a master's degree in Medieval Studies from Sheffield University, where he also earned his bachelor's degree.

Publications

Robert authored two textbooks in the History in an Afternoon series: 

  • The French Revolution (2019)
  • The Russian Revolution (2018)

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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