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Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs (7 May 1921 – 15 March 2016) was an English historian. He was a leading specialist on the Victorian era, and the foremost historian of broadcasting in Britain. Briggs achieved international recognition during his long and prolific career for examining various aspects of modern British history. He was made a life peer in 1976. Asa Briggs was born in Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire in 1921 to William Briggs, an engineer, and his wife Jane.
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Published in 1994, ‘Haut-Brion: An Illustrious Lineage’ was the first book (at least in English) to chronicle .
Published in 1994, ‘Haut-Brion: An Illustrious Lineage’ was the first book (at least in English) to chronicle the history of the first growth from its origins to the arrival of Jean-Bernard Delmas, the estate’s technical director to this day. Lord Briggs was one of Britian’s most prolific post-war historians publishing over 40 books on subjects as diverse as the BBC (its history from 1922-1974 in five volumes); the Victorians (‘Victorian Cities’ is considered his seminal work), and British politics.
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Well, Chateau Haut Brion was where the birth of claret originated. The most kindly description is that it is an urbane tribute, generously larded with gracious acknowledgements to every author and journalist who has ever visited the place. Me, I found it rambling and muddled, a miserable contrast to Victorian Cities, the book in which a younger Asa Briggs found considerable excitement in the story of Middlesbrough, of all unlikely places
ChateauHaut-Brion is one of the five first growths. Asa Briggs, who was created a Life Peer in 1976, is one of Britain"s most eminent historians and the author of many books, including one on the history of wine. Three of the other first growths have had books written about them, but this is the first history of Haut-Brion as such and has been written with the full co-operation and encouragement of the family. He has been Chancellor of the Open Universety since 1978.
Source for information on Briggs, Asa 1921-: Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series dictionary. Also author of Governing the BBC, London, 1979; Haut-Brion: An Illustrious Lineage, Faber & Faber (London, England), 1994; and The Channel Islands: Occupation and Liberation.
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