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The letters of C. Vann Woodward

Author: C Vann Woodward; Michael O'Brien
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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C. Vann Woodward was one of the most prominent and respected American historians of the 20th century. He was also a very gifted and frequent writer of letters, from his earliest days as a young student in Arkansas and Georgia to his later days at Yale when he became one of the arbiters of American intellectual culture. Presented here are his sprightly, wry, sympathetic, and often funny letters, including those he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: C Vann Woodward; Comer Vann Woodward; C Vann Woodward; Comer Vann Woodward; Comer Vann Woodward
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Vann Woodward; Michael O'Brien
ISBN: 9780300185348 0300185340
OCLC Number: 830351899
Notes: Editorial note -- Early years, 1926-45 -- Johns Hopkins, 1946-62 -- Yale, 1962-77 -- Last years, 1977-99.
Description: xlvii, 428 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Early years, 1926-45 --
Johns Hopkins, 1946-62 --
Yale, 1962-77 --
Last years, 1977-99.
Other Titles: Correspondence
Responsibility: edited by Michael O'Brien.

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