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A Life in History
by David Kaiser




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"His sober and totally candid memoir is absorbing reading that clearly and personally illuminates the ever more tragic collapse of authentic higher education in America."

Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations, The University of Pennsylvania

"A Life in History, captures a rare quality these days--the ability to stand for what you believe and base those beliefs on facts, not trendy opinions."

Morley Winograd, Senior Fellow, Annenberg USC Center for Communications & Leadership Policy

." . . a probing, sometimes searing, look at the professional life of an intellectual during the past half century. . . . In these reflections, Kaiser offers a personal answer to how to sustain the life of the mind and to ensure a public presence for bold thinking."

Anne Rose, Distinguished Professor of History and Religious Studies, Penn State University

"insightful and entertaining, and it forces readers to think."

Jeremi Suri, Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

"This absorbing tale is a window into the inner workings of academia at our nation's premier institutions"

James Goldgeier, Professor of International Relations, American University

David Kaiser David Kaiser taught history at Harvard, Carnegie Mellon, the Naval War College and Williams College from 1976 through 2012. His nine books include American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War, and Politics and War: European Conflict from Philip II to Hitler. He lives in Watertown, Massachusetts, and writes the blog historyunfolding.com.

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Overview

"His sober and totally candid memoir is absorbing reading that clearly and personally illuminates the ever more tragic collapse of authentic higher education in America."

Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations, The University of Pennsylvania

"A Life in History, captures a rare quality these days--the ability to stand for what you believe and base those beliefs on facts, not trendy opinions."

Morley Winograd, Senior Fellow, Annenberg USC Center for Communications & Leadership Policy

." . . a probing, sometimes searing, look at the professional life of an intellectual during the past half century. . . . In these reflections, Kaiser offers a personal answer to how to sustain the life of the mind and to ensure a public presence for bold thinking."

Anne Rose, Distinguished Professor of History and Religious Studies, Penn State University

"insightful and entertaining, and it forces readers to think."

Jeremi Suri, Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

"This absorbing tale is a window into the inner workings of academia at our nation's premier institutions"

James Goldgeier, Professor of International Relations, American University

David Kaiser David Kaiser taught history at Harvard, Carnegie Mellon, the Naval War College and Williams College from 1976 through 2012. His nine books include American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War, and Politics and War: European Conflict from Philip II to Hitler. He lives in Watertown, Massachusetts, and writes the blog historyunfolding.com.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781732874503
  • ISBN-10: 1732874506
  • Publisher: Mount Greylock Books LLC
  • Publish Date: March 2019
  • Page Count: 408
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 0.91 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.37 pounds


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