views updated

PATTERSON, (Horace) Orlando

PATTERSON, (Horace) Orlando. Jamaican/American, b. 1940. Genres: Novels, Sociology, History, Social commentary. Career: London School of Economics, Assistant Lecturer in Sociology, 1965-67; New Left Review, London, Member, Editorial Board, 1965-66; University of the West Indies, Lecturer in Sociology, 1967-70; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Professor of Sociology, 1971-. Publications: The Children of Sisyphus, 1964; The Sociology of Slavery: An Analysis of the Origins, Development, and Structure of Negro Slavery Society in Jamaica, 1967; An Absence of Ruins, 1967; Die the Long Day, 1972; Ethnic Chauvinism, 1977; Slavery and Social Death: A Comparative Study, 1982; Freedom in the Making of Western Culture, 1991; The Ordeal of Integration: Progress and Resentment in America's "Racial" Crisis, 1997; Rituals of Blood: Consequences of Slavery in Two American Centuries, 1999. Address: Dept. of Sociology, Harvard University, 520 William James Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.

Patterson, (Horace) Orlando

Updated About content Print Article Share Article