Bernard Bailyn

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Bernard Bailyn
Born (1922-09-09) September 9, 1922 (age 97)
Alma materWilliams College
Harvard University
AwardsPulitzer Prize for History (1968, 1987)
Bancroft Prize (1968)
Scientific career
FieldsAmerican history
InstitutionsHarvard University
Doctoral studentsGordon S. Wood, Pauline Maier

Bernard Bailyn (born September 9, 1922) is an American historian, author, and professor specializing in U.S. Colonial and Revolutionary-era History. He has been a professor at Harvard University since 1953. Bailyn has won the Pulitzer Prize for History twice (in 1968 and 1987).[1]

In 1998 the National Endowment for the Humanities selected him for the Jefferson Lecture.[2] He was a recipient of the 2010 National Humanities Medal.

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  1. "History". Past winners & finalists by category. The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2012-03-17.
  2. Jefferson Lecturers at NEH Website (retrieved January 22, 2009).

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