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Melvyn P. Leffler
Melvyn Paul Leffler (born May 31, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York)[1] is an American historian and educator, currently Edward Stettinius Professor of History at the University of Virginia.[2]Contents1 Life 2 Education 3 Career 4 Awards 5 Selected publications5.1 Editor6 References 7 External linksLife[edit] The son of businessman Louis and Mollie Leffler, he married historian Phyllis Koran on September 1, 1968; they have one daughter, Sarah Ann and one son, Elliot. Education[edit] Leffler received a B.S. from Cornell University
Cornell University
in 1966, and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University
Ohio State University
in 1972. Career[edit] Leffler taught at Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University
as assistant professor in 1972-77, and associate professor of history in 1977-2002
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Brooklyn, New York
Coordinates: 40°41′34″N 73°59′25″W / 40.69278°N 73.99028°W / 40.69278; -73.99028Brooklyn Kings CountyBorough of New York City County of New York StateClockwise from top left: Brooklyn
Brooklyn
Bridge, Brooklyn
Brooklyn
brownstones,
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Historian
A historian is a person who studies and writes about the past, and his regarded as an authority on it.[1] Historians are concerned with the continuous, methodical narrative and research of past events as relating to the human race; as well as the study of all history in time. If the individual is concerned with events preceding written history, the individual is a historian of prehistory. Although "historian" can be used to describe amateur and professional historians alike, it is reserved more recently for those who have acquired graduate degrees in the discipline
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C-SPAN
AMC11 at 131.0°W7: C-SPAN
C-SPAN
(Analog) (SD)CableVerizon FiOS 109: C-SPAN
C-SPAN
(SD) 110: C-SPAN2 (SD) 111: C-SPAN3 (SD)Wave Broadband 16 (C-SPAN) 99 (C-SPAN2)Available on most other U.S. cable systems Consult your local cable provider for channel availabilitySatellite radioXM 120[1]IPTVAT&T U-verse 230: C-SPAN
C-SPAN
(SD) 231: C-SPAN2 (SD) 232: C-SPAN3 (SD)Google Fiber 131: C-SPAN 132: C-SPAN2 133: C-SPAN3Cable One 78 (SD)Streaming mediaAvailable to current cable/satellite subscribers C-SPAN
C-SPAN
Live and on demand C-SPAN
C-SPAN
(/ˈsiːˌspæn/), an acronym for Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, is an American cable and satellite television network that was created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service
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Cambridge University Press
Cambridge
Cambridge
University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge. Granted letters patent by King Henry VIII in 1534, it is the world's oldest publishing house and the second-largest university press in the world (after Oxford University Press).[2][3] It also holds letters patent as the Queen's Printer.[4] The press's mission is "To further the University's mission by disseminating knowledge in the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence."[5] Cambridge
Cambridge
University Press is a department of the University of Cambridge
Cambridge
and is both an academic and educational publisher. With a global sales presence, publishing hubs, and offices in more than 40 countries, it publishes over 50,000 titles by authors from over 100 countries
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Odd Arne Westad
Odd Arne Westad
Odd Arne Westad
FBA (born 5 January 1960) is a Norwegian historian specializing in the Cold War
Cold War
and contemporary East Asian history. He is the ST Lee Professor of US-Asia Relations at Harvard University, teaching in the John F. Kennedy School of Government.[1] Westad is also a Senior Scholar at the Harvard Academy of International and Area Studies.[2] Previously he was School Professor of International History at LSE, where he also served as director of LSE IDEAS.[3]Contents1 Background 2 Work 3 Awards and distinctions 4 Bibliography 5 References 6 External linksBackground[edit] After studying as an undergraduate at the University of Oslo, Westad attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
to work on his Ph.D under Professor Michael H. Hunt
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Frank Cass
Frank Cass (11 July 1930 – 9 August 2007) was a British publisher. He was the founder of Frank Cass & Co., an imprint of books and journals of history and the social sciences acquired by Taylor & Francis in 2003.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life and death 4 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Frank Cass was born on 11 July 1930 in London.[1][2] His father was a cabinetmaker, and his mother was of Polish descent.[1] During World War II, he was evacuated to Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.[2] Cass was educated at the Hackney Downs School.[2] He attended the
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Olav Njølstad
Olav Njølstad (born March 1, 1957) is a Norwegian historian, biographer and novelist. He is director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute. Literary background[edit] As a novelist he made his literary debut in 2003 with the thriller Mannen med oksehjertet, and wrote the novel Brennofferet in 2005.[1] His biography of resistance leader, government mistister and lawyer Jens Christian Hauge (Jens Chr. Hauge – fullt og helt from 2008) was well received by the critics.[2][3] Selected works[edit]Kunnskap om våpen: forsvarets forskningsinstitutt 1946 – 1975 (1997) Strålende forskning: Institutt for energiteknikk 1948 – 1998 (1999) War and Peace in the 20th Century and Beyond (edited with Geir Lundestad, 2002) Mannen med oksehjertet (thriller, 2003) Brennofferet (novel, 2005) Norske nobelprisvinnere: fra Bjørnson til Kydland (2005) Jens Chr. Hauge – fullt og helt (biography, 2008)References[edit]^ "Olav Njølstad" (in Norwegian). Gyldendal Norsk Forlag
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Hill & Wang
Hill & Wang is an American book publishing company focused on American history, world history, and politics. It is a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Hill & Wang was founded as an independent publishing house in 1956 by Arthur Wang (1917/18–2005) and Lawrence Hill, who were both working at A. A. Wyn. They bought backlist books from Wyn and started Dramabooks, publishing plays in trade paperback, then a new format. The series included Jean Cocteau, Arthur L. Kopit and Lanford Wilson. In 1959, Arthur Wang acquired Elie Wiesel's Holocaust memoir, Night, which had been turned down by several English-language publishers, publishing it in 1960. They continued to build the Hill & Wang list to include such authors as Roland Barthes, Langston Hughes, and American historians Stanley Kutler and William Cronon.[1] In 1971, the two sold Hill & Wang to Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and the imprint continues to be recognized for its high quality nonfiction
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Woodrow Wilson International Center For Scholars
Jane Harman
Jane Harman
(Director), Frederic V
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Library Of Congress
The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
(LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States
United States
Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The Library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; it also maintains the Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, which houses the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center.[3] The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
claims to be the largest library in the world.[4][5] Its "collections are universal, not limited by subject, format, or national boundary, and include research materials from all parts of the world and in more than 450 languages
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United States Institute Of Peace
The United States Institute of Peace
United States Institute of Peace
(USIP) is an American non-partisan, independent, federal institution that provides analysis of and is involved in conflicts around the world. The Institute was established by an act of U.S. Congress
U.S. Congress
that was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
in 1984. The board is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate
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University Of Oxford
Coordinates: 51°45′40″N 1°15′12″W / 51.7611°N 1.2534°W / 51.7611; -1.2534University of OxfordCoat of armsLatin: Universitas OxoniensisMotto Dominus Illuminatio Mea (Latin)Motto in English"The Lord is my Light"Established c. 1096; 922 years ago (1096)[1]Endowment £5.069 billion (inc
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Society For Historians Of American Foreign Relations
The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) was founded in order to “promote excellence in research and teaching of American foreign relations history and to facilitate professional collaboration among scholars and students in this field around the world.”[1] It is the preeminent organization in its field, with over 1,400 current members. It hosts an annual conference every year, and publishes the quarterly Diplomatic History. In addition, it also publishes a triennial newsletter, Passport.[2] SHAFR has increasingly fostered connections with international institutions and organizations. Since its founding, it has admitted a growing number of international scholars. SHAFR was founded in April, 1967, as a result of the efforts of Joseph O’Grady, Betty Unterbeger, Armin Rappaport, and Dave Trask
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