Baltzell, Edward Digby

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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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