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By Information Age Publishing,Kevin M. Shanley,Charles F. Howlett

Ekirch Festschrift: Essays in Honor of a Historian of rules in American background is a set of writings by means of former scholars, colleagues, and lecturers. This paintings acknowledges the scholarly success of Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr., who for a few years taught American heritage at either American college and the kingdom college of latest York at Albany. A pacifist in the course of global warfare II, who served in Civilian Public carrier Camps, Ekirch accomplished educational notoriety for his well known publication The Decline of yankee Liberalism, which remained at the historical past publication membership choice for lots of months. in the course of his lengthy and exotic educating profession, Ekirch authored and edited ten books within the box of yank background. A dedicated liberal and individualist, Ekirch was once in demand by way of his scholars for his encyclopedic wisdom and wit. the importance of this selection of scholarly articles and memories is that the themes during this quantity disguise quite a lot of details related to social rules on civil liberties, humans and ideas, comparative background and short reflections from former scholars, together with his Columbia collage professor and Pulitzer Prize successful historian, Merle Curti. one of the individuals to this quantity are prize profitable historians Walter Rundell, collage of Maryland, Fred Somkin, Cornell collage, Paul Scheips, U.S. military army historical past middle, and Donald R. McCoy, college of Kansas. different members additionally contain the nation’s first African American archivist on the nationwide files, one of many first African American women to function a vice chairman at Howard college, and one of many first woman presidents of the college of Massachusetts at Boston—all former scholars of Ekirch. This paintings was once a personal assortment given to Ekirch almost immediately sooner than his retirement from instructing in 1984. additionally, there's a complete curriculum vitae of his released works, awards, papers awarded, and e-book experiences. A newly revised preface is integrated during this IAP variation. The editors of this quantity are Kevin M. Shanley, Emeritus Professor of historical past on the college at Albany, and Charles F. Howlett, affiliate Professor of Graduate schooling at Molloy College.

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Ekirch Festschrift by Information Age Publishing,Kevin M. Shanley,Charles F. PDF

Ekirch Festschrift: Essays in Honor of a Historian of principles in American historical past is a suite of writings by means of former scholars, colleagues, and lecturers. This paintings acknowledges the scholarly success of Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr. , who for a few years taught American background at either American collage and the nation college of latest York at Albany.

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