NEWMAN, AUBREY (1927– ), British historian. Educated at Glasgow and Oxford Universities, Newman was professor of history at Leicester University. He has published widely in two different fields, the 18th-century British aristocracy and Anglo-Jewish history. His work on The Stanhopes of Chevening (1970) is well known, as are his works on Anglo-Jewish history such as The United Synagogue, 1870–1970 (1970). Newman was twice president of the Jewish Historical Society of England and was a founder of the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust Studies at Leicester University.
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