Contributor biographical information for The Reader's companion to American history / Eric Foner and John A. Garraty, editors ; sponsored by the Society of American Historians.


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John A. Garraty is the Gourverneur Morris Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University and a former president of the Society of American Historians. His publications include Unemployment in History, The New Commonwealth, The Great Depression, and numerous history textbooks. He was an editor of the Columbia History of the World and the editor of recent supplements of the Dictionary of American Biography. He is currently the editor of the multivolume American National Biography.


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United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.