|Born||July 12, 1928|
Martin, Tennessee, U.S.
|Died||March 5, 2018(aged 89)|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
Hayden White (July 12, 1928 – March 5, 2018) was an American historian in the tradition of literary criticism. He was most famous for his work Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe (1973/2014). He ended his career as University Professor Emeritus at the history of consciousness department of the University of California, Santa Cruz.
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- Paul Hansom, Twentieth-century American Cultural Theorists, Gale Group, 2001, p. 381.
- Rogne, Erlend (February 2009). "The Aim of Interpretation is to Create Perplexity in the Face of the Real: Hayden White in Conversation with Erlend Rogne". History and Theory 48 (1): 63–75. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2303.2009.00485.x.