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Bailyn, Bernard

Born: 1922 AD
Currently alive, at 93 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Historian, Professors


1922 - Bailyn was born in Hartford, Connecticut.


1953 - He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard, and has been associated with the University.


1961 - He became a Professor of University of Harvard.


1962-1970 - He served as editor-in-chief of the John Harvard Library.


1967-1977 - Bailyn is the co-editor of the journal Perspectives in American History.


1968 - His Ideological Origins of the American Revolution received Pulitzer and Bancroft Prizes.


1966-1981 - He was Winthrop Professor of History.


1981 - Professor Bailyn is a member of the American Historical Association (President).


1986 - The Voyagers to the West received a Pulitzer Prize.


1989-94 - He was a Trustee of the Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton.


1993 - Professor Emeritus.


1983-1994 - Director of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History.


He is the Author of the following books:


1955 - "The New England Merchants in the Seventeenth Century"

1967 - "The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution"

1968 - "The Origins of American Politics"

1985 - "The Great Republic"

1986 - "The Peopling of British North America"

1986 - "Voyagers to the West";  (1987 Pulitzer Prize)

1994 - "On the Teaching and Writing of History"

2003 - "To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders"




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