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Aubrey Newman

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, 18701970 (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.

Sources: Encyclopaedia Judaica. © 2007 The Gale Group. All Rights Reserved.