Max Adams

Max Adams was born in London in 1961. In a varied career as an archaeologist, woodsman and broadcaster he has explored themes of landscape, knowledge and humans' connectedness with the earth. His first major work was Admiral Collingwood: Nelson's Own Hero and he has published many articles in both popular magazines and academic journals and written and presented a number of documentaries.

He teaches history and creative writing at the North-East Centre for Lifelong Learning and also works with school children on projects ranging from film-making and poetry to forestry and outdoor learning. He has lived and worked in North-East England since 1993 when he took up a post as Director of Archaeological Services at Durham University. While there he taught and tutored at undergraduate and post-graduate level.

In 2003 Adams was awarded a Churchill Fellowship and in 2005 he won an Elizabeth Longford grant.

AOS Naval Non Fiction

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Year  Book  Comment
  Admiral Collingwood: Nelson's Own Hero From the day he went to sea as a 13-year-old boy to his death (at sea) aged 62, Collingwood kept a diary.

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