RAVITCH, Norman. American, b. 1936. Genres: History. Career: Professor of History, University of California at Riverside, since 1962 (Associate Dean of Humanities, 1970-75, and of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1979- 86); Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, editor, 1991-96. Publications: Sword and Mitre, 1966; (ed.) Images of Western Man, 1973; The Catholic Church and the French Nation, 1589-1989, 1990. Address: Dept. of History, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, U.S.A.