Clio's Favorites: Leading Historians of the United States, 1945-2000

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A bout the Contributors

Catherine Clinton is a writer and historian whose books include Fanny Kemble's Civil Wars and Taking Off the White Gloves: Southern Women and Women Historians.

Paul K. Conkin will shortly retire as Distinguished Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. Before moving to Vanderbilt in 1979, he was the Merle Curti Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

John Milton Cooper, Jr., served on the editorial board of the Woodrow Wilson Papers. He is the E. Gardner Fox Professor of American Institutions at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Daniel Feller is Professor of History at the University of New Mexico. He is the author of The Public Lands in Jacksonian Politics (1984) and The Jacksonian Promise: America, 1815-—1840 (1995), and the editor of Harriet Martineau's Retrospect of Western Travel (2000).

Robert H. Ferrell is Professor Emeritus of History at Indiana University in Bloomington. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Harry S. Truman: A Life, The Strange Deaths of President Harding, The Dying President: Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944-—1945, and Truman and Pendergast.

Paul Finkelman is the Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law. He has published more than seventy scholarly articles and is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including A March of Liberty: A Constitutional History of the United States (2d ed., 2001, with Melvyn Urofsky), Dred Scott v. Sandford: A Brief Histo

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  • Clio's Favorites - Leading Historians of the United States, 1945-—2000 *
  • Contents v
  • Introduction 1
  • Bernard Bailyn 5
  • Merle Curti 23
  • David Herbert Donald 35
  • John Hope Franklin 49
  • Richard Hofstadter 68
  • Howard Roberts Lamar 84
  • Gerda Lerner 98
  • Arthur S. Link 111
  • Edmund S. Morgan 126
  • David M. Potter 138
  • Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr 156
  • C. Vann Woodward 170
  • A Bout the Contributors 183
  • Acknowledgments 185
  • Index 187
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