Arnold R. Hirsch

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Arnold Richard Hirsch (March 9, 1949 – March 19, 2018) was an American historian. He was born in Rogers Park, Chicago, Illinois. He taught at the University of New Orleans, where he served as Ethel and Herman L. Midlo Endowed Chair for New Orleans Studies.[1][2] Hirsch published Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago, 1940-1960.

Hirsch died on March 19, 2018 of complications from Lewy body dementia in Oak Park, Illinois, aged 69.[3][4]

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  1. Hirsch, Arnold R. (February 26, 2006). "A memoir-history of the struggle to end the CHA's Residential Apartheid". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
  2. "The Study of "Whiteness" (Notes on Contributors)". Journal of American Ethnic History 23 (4): 202–206. 2004. 
  3. O'Donnell, Maureen (March 26, 2018). "Arnold R. Hirsch dies; analyzed Chicago segregation in influential book". Chicago Sun Times. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
  4. Smith, Harrison (March 27, 2018). "Arnold Hirsch, influential historian of urban segregation, dies at 69". Washington Post. Retrieved March 28, 2018.