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Riesenberg, Peter


RIESENBERG, Peter. American, b. 1925. Genres: History. Career: Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, instructor in history, 1953-54; Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, assistant professor of history, 1954-60; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, assistant professor to professor of history, 1960- 93. Summer faculty member, Columbia University, 1959, and University of California, Berkeley, 1968; National Taiwan University, visiting professor, 1993; Bowdoin College, adjunct professor of history, 1995-96. Publications: (with J. Mundy) The Medieval Town, 1954; Inalienability of Sovereignty in Medieval Political Thought, 1955; (with J. Hexter) Traditions of the Western World, 1967; (with J. Agresto) The Humanist as Citizen, 1981; Citizenship in the Western Tradition, 1992; A History of Citizenship: Sparta to Washington, 2002. Address: 411 High Head Rd, Harpswell, ME 04079, U.S.A.

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