Pole, Jack Richon

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POLE, Jack Richon

POLE, Jack Richon. British, b. 1922. Genres: History, Intellectual history, Politics/Government. Career: Princeton University, instructor in history, 1952-53; University College, London, assistant lecturer, then lecturer in American history, 1953-63; University of California, visiting associate professor, Berkeley, 1960-61; Churchill College, Cambridge, reader in American history and government, 1963-79; St. Catherine's College, Oxford University, Rhodes Professor of American History and Institutions, 1979-89, professor emeritus and emeritus fellow, 1989-. Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, California, fellow, 1969-70; Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, guest scholar, 1978-79; NYU Law School, Goleib fellow, 1990; William & Mary College, visiting research fellow, 1991. Publications: Abraham Lincoln and the Working Classes of Britain, 1959; Abraham Lincoln, 1964; Abraham Lincoln and American Commitment, 1966; Political Representation in England and the Origins of the American Republic, 1966; Foundations of American Independence 1763-1815, 1972; The Decision for American Independence, 1975; The Idea of Union, 1977; The Pursuit of Equality in American History, 1978, 2nd ed., 1993; Paths of the American Past, 1979; The Gift of Government, 1983; Freedom of Speech, 1998. EDITOR: The Advance of Democracy, 1967; The Revolution in America 1754-1788, 1971; (with M. Meyers) The Meanings of American History, 1971; Slavery, Secession and Civil War, 1974; (co-) Colonial British America, 1984; (with J.P. Greene) The American Constitution, 1987; (with J.P. Greene) The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, 1991; (with J.P. Greene) Blackwell Companion to the American Revolution, 2000. Address: 20 Divinity Rd, Oxford OX4 1LJ, England. Online address: [email protected]