Charles Giovanni Vanzan Coutinho, Ph.D

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Gender MALE
Occupation Properties
Location Sutton Place/Manhattan, New York, United States
Introduction Charles Coutinho, has been a keen student of diplomacy and International affairs since he was a undergraduate. A member of Chatham House; the Royal United Services Institute and the Royal Historical Society in London, he holds a Doctorate in history from New York University. Where he studied with Tony Judt, Stewart Stehlin & McGeorge Bundy. His dissertation topic, was British diplomacy during the 1950s. He has taught diplomatic history at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights and in the fall of 2010 gave a talk at West Point Academy on early 20th century diplomatic history. He has recently written for the French online history journal 'Cercles' and the Institue of Historical Research's 'Reviews in History'. He is the Managing Director of a properties firm in New York (coutinhoproperties). He was interviewed, in the real estate periodical, The Real Deal's November 2011 issue. A member of the Lotos, National Arts, Metropolitan Opera Clubs and the Princeton Club, he is also President of 'SAC', Sutton Place's premier community organization.
Interests Art, Literature, Culture (European & American), Ballet, Classical Music, Opera, European cinema, French Chanson, Ancient History, European History of the last thousand years, American History since 1898, Theatre, Travel, International Politics, Property Management, Fencing.
Favorite Books The Diplomacy of Imperialism, 1890-1902 (Langer); The Transformation of European Politics: 1763-1848, (Schroeder); The Lights that Failed: European International History, 1919-1933 (Steiner); The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, 1848-1918, (Taylor); The Grand Strategy of Philip II (Parker); The Origins of the War of 1914, Vol 1-3, (Albertini); American Diplomacy (Kennan); The British Empire Project (Darwin); The Long Peace (Gaddis).