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Sehlinger, Peter J. 1940-

Sehlinger, Peter J. 1940-


Born August 18, 1940, in Louisville, KY; married Sabine Jessner (a professor of history), December 10, 1977. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: University of the South, B.A., 1962; Tulane University, M.A., 1964; University of Kentucky, Ph. D., 1969.


Home—Indianapolis, IN.


Spalding College, Louisville, KY, instructor in history, 1964-65, 1968-69; Indiana University—Indianapolis, professor of history, 1969-99, professor emeritus, 1999—.


A Select Guide to Chilean Libraries and Archives, Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN), 1979.

(Editor, with James C. Klotter) Kentucky Profiles: Biographical Essays in Honor of Holman Hamilton, Kentucky Historical Society (Frankfort, KY), 1982.

Spokesman for Democracy: Claude G. Bowers, 1878-1958, Indiana Historical Society (Indianapolis, IN), 2000.

Kentucky's Last Cavalier: General William Preston, 1816-1887, Kentucky Historical Society (Frankfort, KY), 2004.

Contributor to Latin American studies and history journals.



Journal of Southern History, August, 2005, Guy R. Swanson, review of Kentucky's Last Cavalier: General William Preston, 1816-1887, p. 689.

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