|Born||September 9, 1922|
Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||August 7, 2020 (aged 97)|
Belmont, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||Williams College|
|Awards||Pulitzer Prize for History (1968, 1987)|
Bancroft Prize (1968)
|Doctoral students||Gordon S. Wood, Pauline Maier|
Bernard Bailyn (9 September 1922 – 7 August 2020) was an American historian, author, and professor specializing in U.S. Colonial and Revolutionary-era History. He was a professor at Harvard University from 1953 until his death. Bailyn won the Pulitzer Prize for History twice (in 1968 and 1987).
References[change | change source]
- "History". Past winners & finalists by category. The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2012-03-17.
- Jefferson Lecturers at NEH Website (retrieved January 22, 2009).
- Bernard Bailyn, Eminent Historian of Early America, Dies at 97
Other websites[change | change source]
- "To Begin the World Anew"-Politics and the Creative Imagination Archived 2006-11-07 at the Wayback Machine Jefferson Lecture for the National Endowment for the Humanities
- Bernard Bailyn: An Appreciation Archived 2006-09-29 at the Wayback Machine
- Considering the Slave Trade: History and Memory
- History News Network
- Booknotes interview with Bailyn on To Begin the World Anew, March 23, 2003. Archived November 20, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
- "Into the Wilderness: ‘The Barbarous Years,’ by Bernard Bailyn", Charles C. Mann, The New York Times, 4 January 2013