Perry Anderson

Picture of Perry Anderson

Date of Birth: 09/01/1938

Age: 78

Place of birth: London

Citizenship: United Kingdom


The brother of the historian Benedict Anderson. Part of his childhood spent in China, where his father worked at the customs. During the Second World War, the family left for the United States, then moved to the south of Ireland. A graduate of Worcester College (University of Oxford), which showed the breadth of interests from philosophy to the study of Russian and French languages. Today is a professor of history and sociology at the University of California at Los Angeles. Chief editor of a significant Marxist newspaper "New Left Review