Hayden White

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Hayden White
Born(1928-07-12)July 12, 1928
Martin, Tennessee, U.S.[1]
DiedMarch 5, 2018(2018-03-05) (aged 89)
Alma materUniversity 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[3] at the history of consciousness department of the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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  1. Paul Hansom, Twentieth-century American Cultural Theorists, Gale Group, 2001, p. 381.
  2. 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. 
  3. https://histcon.ucsc.edu/faculty/singleton.php?&singleton=true&cruz_id=hayden

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