Kammen, Michael

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KAMMEN, Michael

KAMMEN, Michael. American, b. 1936. Genres: History. Career: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, assistant professor, 1965-67, associate professor, 1967-69, professor, 1969-73, chairman, Dept. of History, 1974-76, Newton C. Farr Professor of American History and Culture, 1973-. Children's Television Workshop, NYC, Chairman, Advisory Board, and Consultant for Our Story, 1974-76. Publications: A Rope of Sand: The Colonial Agents, British Politics, and the American Revolution, 1968; Deputyes and Libertyes, 1969; Empire and Interest: The American Colonies and the Politics of Mercantilism, 1970; People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization, 1972 (Pulitzer Prize for History); What Is the Good of History? Selected Letters of Carl L. Becker 1900-1945, 1973; Colonial New York, 1975; (with J.P. Greene and R.L. Bushman) Society, Freedom, and Conscience, 1976; (with K.E. Boulding and S.M. Lipset) From Abundance to Scarcity, 1978; A Season of Youth, 1978; Spheres of Liberty, 1986; A Machine That Would Go of Itself: The Constitution in American Culture, 1986; Selvages and Biases: The Fabric of History in American Culture, 1987; Sovereignty and Liberty, 1988; Mystic Chords of Memory, 1991; Meadows of Memory, 1992; The Lively Arts: Gilbert Seldes and the Transformation of Cultural Criticism in the United States, 1996; In the Past Lane: Historical Perspectives on American Culture, 1997; Alexis de Tocqueville and Democracy in America, 1998; American Culture, American Tastes, 1999; Rt. Gwathmey: The Life and Art of a Passionate Observer, 1999. EDITOR: (co) The Glorious Revolution in America, 1964; Politics and Society in Colonial America, 1967; The Contrapuntal Civilization, 1971; W. Smith Jr., The History of the Province of New-York, 2 vols., 1972; The Past before Us, 1980; The Origins of the American Constitution, 1986; Contested Values: Democracy and Diversity in American Culture, 1995. Address: Dept. of History, Cornell University, McGraw Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]