Freedom in America: A 200-Year Perspective

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Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977 - Political Science - 269 pages
Fourteen scholars explore issues and events pertaining to the foundations, history, nature, and significance of freedom in America

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Norman A. Graebner was the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of 26 books. He joined the University of Virginia faculty in 1967 as the Edward R. Stettinius Professor of Modern American History and, in 1982, became the Randolph P. Compton Professor. In 1978, he was Harmsworth Professor at Oxford University; he was also one of the founders and early presidents of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR). The New York Review of Books identified Graebner, along with Gaddis Smith at Yale, as a national leader in diplomatic history. Graebner served as an officer in the major national historical associations and he received the highest award to a civilian from the U.S. Military Academy for a program he developed and led at West Point. He died in May 2010 at the age of 94.

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