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Once upon a time oral history transcript, 1997 : Eugen Weber

Author: Eugen Joseph Weber; Steven J Novak; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
Publisher: [Los Angeles] : Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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Weber discusses his childhood in Romania and his education in England. He continues through his career as a professor of history at the University of Alberta, the University of Iowa, and UCLA, where he also served as dean of the College of Letters and Science. Major topics discussed include Weber's study of French history and his books on the subject; faculty in the Dept. of History at UCLA; the administration of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Eugen Joseph Weber; Marc Bloch; Lucien Febvre; Albert Hoxie; George E Mowry; Hans Rogger; Edward Welbourne
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Eugen Joseph Weber; Steven J Novak; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
OCLC Number: 43404252
Notes: Transcript of a 20.4-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program.
Description: 2 volumes, bound : portraits ; 28 cm
Responsibility: interviewed by Steven J. Novak.

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Weber discusses his childhood in Romania and his education in England. He continues through his career as a professor of history at the University of Alberta, the University of Iowa, and UCLA, where he also served as dean of the College of Letters and Science. Major topics discussed include Weber's study of French history and his books on the subject; faculty in the Dept. of History at UCLA; the administration of UCLA's College of Letters and Science; changes in academia since Weber's early career; the role of the historian; and Weber's participation in the television series version of his book, The Western tradition.

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