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Himmelfarb, Gertrude

Born: 1922 AD
Currently alive, at 93 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Historian

1922 – Born into a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York on the 8th of August.

1942 – She married Irving Kristol, but has always written as an academic under her maiden name.

1952 – Lord Acton: A Study of Conscience and Politics.

1959 – Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution.
1968 – Victorian Minds.

1974 – On Liberty and Liberalism: The Case of John Stuart Mill.

1984 – The Idea of Poverty: England in the Early Industrial Age.

1986 – Marriage and Morals Among the Victorians.

1987 – The New History and the Old.

1991 – She was named Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

         – Poverty and Compassion: The Moral Imagination of the Late Victorians.

1994 – On Looking into the Abyss: Untimely Thoughts on Culture and Society.

1995 – The De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values.

2001 – One Nation, Two Cultures: A Searching Examination of American Society in the Aftermath of Our Cultural Revolution.

2004 – She received the National Humanities Medal.

         – The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments.

2006 – The Moral Imagination: From Edmund Burke to Lionel Trilling.