Berkeley, California, United States
Albert received his bachelor's degree from the University of California in 1964.
London, United Kingdom
Albert earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree from London School of Economics and Political Science in 1968.
Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom
Albert worked at the University of East Anglia as a reader in economic history from 1968 till 1991.
(This book deals with the development and administration o...)
This book deals with the development and administration of turnpike trusts in England from the creation of the first turnpike authority in 1663 to the coming of the the railways in 1840.
(The Impact of the War on Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Chil...)
The Impact of the War on Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Chile; By considering within a fully comparative perspective some of the main elements of both economic and socio-political change in four major Latin American countries during the war years, this study provides many important new insights into the nature and limitations of pre-war growth as well as the significance of the many changes brought by the war.
(He had arrived in America in 1887, but we first met him i...)
He had arrived in America in 1887, but we first met him in 1906 when it seemed he may be approaching the end of his story, for he has been arrested for killing the ex-governor of Idaho, a murder which led to one of the most celebrated trials of the period.
(With wry humour and a sharp eye for the foibles of humani...)
With wry humour and a sharp eye for the foibles of humanity, Albert tells a tragic story touched by an undercurrent of farce that occasionally bubbles to the surface without ever detracting from the drama of the events he describes.
Albert attended seven different high schools and then went to the University of California in Berkeley, receiving his bachelor's degree in 1964. Four years later he earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree from London School of Economics and Political Science.
Albert has lived in England since 1964. He worked at the University of East Anglia as a reader in economic history from 1968 till 1991, when he took early retirement to write and become more active in the disability movement.
Albert wrote articles in scholarly journals and published essays, including South America and the First World War: The Impact of the War on Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Chile (1988), on the economic impacts of the First World War in South America.
His first novel, And What About Rodriguez, a historical crime novel set in Peru in 1972, rejected by all British publishers, was published in French in the Gallimar Série Noire in 1991. With his second novel, Desert Blues (1994), the author began series of childhood and youth literature devoted to the adventures of the orphan Harold and his aunt Enid. Desert Blues was published in 1994 by the Permanent Press, and his third novel, Castle Garden, by the same press in early 1996.
Albert has also published Western novels, interspersed with police intrigues, including Castle Garden (1996) and Incident at Mirage Wells (2011). Time Web Tremors (2013), his latest novel, is a science fiction work. Norwich 1144 A Jew's Tale was published in 2014, and The Norwich Wheelchair Murders was published in November 2015.
(The Impact of the War on Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Chil...)1988
(He had arrived in America in 1887, but we first met him i...)1996
(With wry humour and a sharp eye for the foibles of humani...)2014
(This book deals with the development and administration o...)1972
(A poignant, extremely funny tale of misunderstanding, und...)1994
(Desert Requiem, Act 3 of Harold and Enid’s Palm Springs' ...)2011
(Desert Swing, Act 2 of Harold and Enid’s Palm Springs’ Op...)2011
(And What About Rodríguez was published in French in the G...)2011
Albert was married to Ada Rapoport, but the marriage ended in divorce in 1990. He remarried Gillian Ann on September 15, 1990. They have five children and two grandchildren.