BLUMBERG, Arnold. American, b. 1925. Genres: History, International relations/Current affairs. Career: Professor of History, Towson University, Baltimore (joined faculty, 1958, now emeritus). Abstractor, Historical Abstracts, and America, History and Life, publs.; Critic Reader, The American Historical Review and The Historian Journals; Book Reviewer for Choice mag., The Sunday Sun, Baltimore, etc. Publications: The Diplomacy of the Austro-Sardinian War of 1859, 1952; A History of Congregation Shearith Israel of Baltimore, 1970; A Manual for Under-graduate Term Papers, 1970; The Diplomacy of the Mexican Empire: 1863-1867, 1971, 1987; A View from Jerusalem 1849-1858: The Consular Diary of James and Elizabeth Ann Finn, 1980; Zion before Zionism 1838-1880, 1985; A Carefully Planned Accident: The Italian War of 1859, 1990; Great Leaders/Great Tyrants: Opposing Views of People Who Have Influenced History, 1995; The History of Israel, 1998. Author of scholarly journal articles and newspaper op/ed pieces. Address: 3415 Clark's Ln Apt A2, Baltimore, MD 21215, U.S.A.