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472 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 1953 | ISBN 9781512820126 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
Ebook 2017 | ISBN 9781512819106 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.
An Anniversary Collection volume
This is a biography of a great nineteenth-century American statesman and U.S. Senator.
Glyndon G. Van Deusen graduated from the University of Rochester in 1925 with an A.B. degree. In 1926 he received an A.M. from Amherst College and, in 1932, a Ph.D. degree from Columbia University. He began teaching at the University of Rochester in 1930 as an instructor in the History Department. From 1954 to 1962 he was the chairman of the History Department and, from 1957 to 1960, associate dean of graduate studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.