Sudhir Hazareesingh was born in Mauritius, and educated at Oxford where he read PPE, then did a Masters and a doctorate. Since 1990, he has been a tutor at Balliol College, where he teaches politics and international relations.
Sudhir researches modern French politics, history and culture, and he has written books about communism, the republican intellectual tradition, the history of bonapartism, the Freemasonry, and Charles de Gaulle. He lives in Oxford and in Paris.
How the French Think. An affectionate portrait of an intellectual people, Allen Lane, 2015
Multinationals: curse or blessing for the developing world?
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