BURK, Kathleen. American, b. 1946. Genres: History, International relations/Current affairs, Money/Finance, Politics/Government, Biography. Career: University of Dundee, Scotland, tutorial assistant in modern history, 1976-77; University of London, England, lecturer in history and politics at Imperial College of Science and Technology, 1980-90; University College London, lecturer in history, 1990-93, reader in modern and contemporary history, 1993-95; professor of modern and contemporary history, 1995-. Publications: Britain, America, and the Sinews of War, 1914-1918, 1985; The First Privatisation: The Politicians, the City and the Denationalisation of Steel, 1988; Morgan Grenfell 1838-1988: The Biography of a Merchant Bank, 1989; (with A. Cairncross) Goodbye, Great Britain: The 1976 IMF Crisis, 1992; (with M. Pohl) Deutsche Bank in London 1873-1998, 1998; Troublemaker: The Life and History of A.J.P. Taylor, 2000. EDITOR: (and contrib.) War and the State: The Transformation of British Government, 1914-1919, 1982; (with M. Stokes) The United States and the Western Alliance since 1945, 1999. Address: Dept. of History, University College London, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT, England.