• Mark A. Mazower

    Ira D. Wallach Professor of World Order Studies
    Chair, Department of History
    History
    503 Fayerweather Hall
    MS 4-4576
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    Biography:

    Mark Mazower is a historian and writer, specialising in modern Greece, 20th century Europe and international history. He read classics and philosophy at Oxford, studied international affairs at Johns Hopkins University's Bologna Center, and has a doctorate in modern history from Oxford (1988). His books include Inside Hitler's Greece: The Experience of Occupation, 1941-44 (Yale UP, 1993); Dark Continent: Europe's 20th Century (Knopf, 1998); The Balkans (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2000); and After the War was Over: Reconstructing the Family, Nation and State in Greece, 1943-1960 (Princeton UP, 2000). His Salonica City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, 1430-1950 (HarperCollins, 2004) was awarded the Duff Cooper Prize. In 2008 he published Hitler’s Empire: Nazi Rule in Occupied Europe (Allen Lane) which won that year’s LA Times Book Prize for History. His most recent book is Governing the World: the History of an Idea (Penguin: London and New York, 2012). He is currently the director of the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University and his articles and reviews on history and current affairs appear regularly in the Financial Times, the Guardian, London Review of Books, The Nation and The New Republic.

    Areas of Interest :
    Modern Greek history, Ottoman Balkans and the Middle East, modern Europe and the international history of population movements and refugees
    Publications:

    Hitler's empire  

    Hitler's Empire: Nazi Rule in Occupied Europe, Allen Lane, 2008

     Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, 1430-1950, HarperCollins, 2004 
      
    The Balkans: A Short HistoryWeidenfeld and Nicolson, 2000 Inside Hitler’s Greece: the Experience of Occupation, 1941-1944, Yale University Press, 1993 
      
    Networks of Power in Modern Greece, C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, 2008 Postwar Reconstruction in Europe: International Perspectives 1945-1949, Past and Present Supplement 6, OUP, 2011 
    Governing the World: The History of an Idea No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations 
    Governing the World: The History of an Idea, Penguin, 2012 No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations, Princeton University Press, 2009 
      
    After the War was Over: Reconstructing the State, Family and the Law in Greece, 1943-1960, Princeton University Press, 2000 Dark Continent: Europe’s Twentieth Century, Knopf, 1998 
      
    Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis, Claredon Press, 1991 The Policing of Politics in Historical Perspective, Berghahn, 1997