Rubenstein, Richard E(dward) 1938-

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RUBENSTEIN, Richard E(dward) 1938-

PERSONAL: Born February 24, 1938, in New York, NY; son of Harold S. (in textiles) and Jo (Feldman) Rubenstein; married Elizabeth Marsh, August 26, 1962 (divorced); married Brenda Libman, September 21, 1975; children: (first marriage) Alec Louis, Matthew Robert. Education: Harvard University, B.A., 1959, J.D., 1963; Oxford University, M.A.Juris., 1961. Politics: "Radical." Religion: Jewish.

ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o Author Mail, Harcourt, Inc., 6277 Sea Harbor Dr., Orlando, FL 32887.

CAREER: Steptoe & Johnson (law firm), Washington, DC, attorney, 1963-67; Adlai Stevenson Institute, Chicago, IL, assistant director, 1967-70; Roosevelt University, Chicago, associate professor of political science, beginning 1969; Antioch University, Washington, DC, member of law faculty; also professor of conflict resolution. Malcolm X Community College, Chicago, professorial lecturer, 1969-70; University of Provence, Fulbright visiting professor, 1976-77. Consultant to National Advisory Commission on Causes and Prevention of Violence, 1968-69.

MEMBER: Phi Beta Kappa.

AWARDS, HONORS: Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, 1959-61.


(Editor, with Robert M. Fogelson) Mass Violence in America, Arno, 1969.

Rebels in Eden: Mass Political Violence in the United States, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1970.

Left Turn: Origins of the Next American Revolution, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1973.

(Editor) Great Courtroom Battles, Playboy Press (New York, NY), 1973.

The Cunning of History: The Holocaust and the American Future, Harper (New York, NY), 1978.

Reflections on Religion and Public Policy, Paragon House (New York, NY), 1984.

Alchemists of Revolution: Terrorism in the Modern World, Basic Books (New York, NY), 1987.

Group Violence in America, Center for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University (Fairfax, VA), 1993.

Frameworks for Interpreting Conflict: A Handbook for Journalists, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University (Fairfax, VA), 1994.

Comrade Valentine, Harcourt (Orlando, FL), 1994.

When Jesus Became God: The Epic Fight over Christ's Divinity in the Last Days of Rome, Harcourt (Orlando, FL), 1999.

Aristotle's Children: How Muslims, Christians, and Jews Rediscovered Ancient Wisdom and Illuminated the Dark Ages, Harcourt (Orlando, FL), 2003.

Contributor to books, including The Politics of Protest, edited by Jerome H. Skolnick, Ballantine (New York, NY), 1969; The Conscience of the City, edited by Martin Meyerson, George Braziller (New York, NY), 1970; and The New American Revolution, edited by R. Aya and N. Miller, Free Press (New York, NY), 1971. Series editor, with Dan C. McCurry, "American Farmers and the Rise of Agribusiness," Ayer (Salem, NY), 1975.



Christian Science Monitor, July 3, 1970.

Nation, April 6, 1970.

New York Review of Books, September 24, 1987.

New York Times Book Review, March 12, 1970, June 28, 1987.

Saturday Review, July 11, 1970.

Time, April 20, 1970.

Washington Post, April 24, 1987.*