Baltzell, Edward Digby

Born: 1915 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Professors, Sociologist

1915 - Edward Digby Baltzell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Attended St. Paul's School, an Episcopalian boarding school in New Hampshire.


Earned his doctorate degree from Columbia University.


1947 - Appointed to the faculty of Sociology at Penn.


Baltzell was Emeritus Professor of History and Sociology.


1958 - Authored books Philadelphia Gentlemen, The Making of a National Upper Class.


1962 - He wrote American Business Aristocracy.


1964 - Wrote The Protestant Establishment: Aristocracy and Caste in America.


1979 - Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia: Two Protestant Ethics and the Spirit of Class Authority and Leadership.


1991 - The Protestant Establishment Revisited.


1994 - He wrote Judgment and Sensibility: Religion and Stratification.


1995 - Sporting Gentlemen: Men's Tennis from the Age of Honor to the Cult of the Superstar.


1996 - He died on 17th of August at Brigham and Women's Hospital.




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