Margaret Olwen MacMillan OC D.Phil. (born 1943) is a historian and professor at Oxford University where she is Warden of St. Antony’s College. She is former provost of Trinity College and professor of history at the University of Toronto. A well-respected expert on history and current affairs, MacMillan is a frequent commentator in the media.

Books in order of publication:

Women of the Raj. Thames and Hudson, 1988; Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of the British Empire in India. Random House LLC. 2007.

Canada and NATO: Uneasy Past, Uncertain Future. Edited with David Sorenson. Waterloo, 1990.

The Uneasy Century: International Relations 1900–1990. Kendall/Hunt, 1996.

Parties Long Estranged: Canada and Australia in the Twentieth Century. Co-authored with Francine McKenzie. University of British Columbia, 2003.

Peacemakers: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End War. John Murray 2001/2002/2003.

Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World. Random House Publishing Group. 18 December 2007. Canada’s House: Rideau Hall and the Invention of a Canadian Home. Co-authored with Marjorie Harris and Anne L. Desjardins. Knopf Canada, 2004

Nixon in China: The Week That Changed the World. Viking Canada, 2006.

Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World. Random House Trade Paperbacks. 11 March 2008.

The Uses and Abuses of History. Penguin Canada, 2008.

The Uses and Abuses of History. Profile Books. 1 March 2010.

Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History. Random House Publishing Group. 7 July 2009.

Stephen Leacock. Penguin Group US. 31 March 2009.  The War That Ended Peace: How Europe Abandoned Peace for the First World War. London: Profile Books. 2013.

Canadian edition: The War That Ended Peace: The Road To 1914. Toronto: Penguin Canada. 2013.

U.S. edition: The War That Ended Peace: The Road To 1914. New York: Random House. 2013.

History’s People: Personalities and the Past.

CBC Massey Lectures. Toronto, ON: House of Anansi Press. 2015.

War: How conflict shaped us (First U.S. ed.). New York: Random House. 2020.