The latest biography of Angela Merkel, revised and expanded
Matthew Qvortrup is Professor of Political Science at Coventry University. Described by the BBC as 'the world's leading authority on referendums', Qvortrup has published extensively on European politics and history. He has appeared as an expert for BBC, and worked as a consultant for the US State Department. He lives in London.
Qvortrup's useful biography reads sometimes like an Icelandic saga * Sunday Times * This eye-opening biography, drawing from rich behind-the-scenes knowledge, is necessary reading * Kirkus, starred review * Sympathetic, engaging, and informative... Qvortrup's highly readable prose leads one on a dramatic, whirlwind tour of a history that is still unfolding before us -- Aviel Roshwald, Professor of History, Georgetown University