Walter LaFeber

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Walter LaFeber in 2016

Walter Fredrick LaFeber (August 30, 1933 – March 9, 2021) was an American political writer, historian and commentator. He was the Andrew H. and James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at Cornell University. He was born in Walkerton, Indiana.

He was one of the United States' most well known scholars of the history of U.S. foreign policy. His works focused on foreign policy during the Cold War and post-9/11.[1]

LaFeber died at an assisted living facility in Ithaca, New York on March 9, 2021 at the age of 87.[2]

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  1. Morgan, James G. (2014). Into New Territory: American Historians and the Concept of American Imperialism. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 6.
  2. Friedlander, Blaine (March 10, 2021). "Walter LaFeber, revered history professor, dies". Cornell Chronicle. Retrieved March 10, 2021.

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