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Yield of the years; an autobiography.

Author: Dexter Perkins
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Dexter Perkins was a prominent United States historian and served as Professor and Chairman of the Department of American History at the University of Rochester. Born in Boston, he received his Ph.D. (1914) from Harvard. His first job was teaching at the University of Cincinnati,but he quickly went on to the University of Rochester. Perkins was drafted in World War I and joined the 87th Division; he was commissioned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Perkins, Dexter, 1889-1984.
Yield of the years.
Boston, Little, Brown [1969]
(OCoLC)569568751
Named Person: Dexter Perkins; Dexter Perkins; Dexter Perkins; Dexter 1889- Perkins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dexter Perkins
OCLC Number: 12657
Description: 245 pages portrait 21 cm

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Dexter Perkins was a prominent United States historian and served as Professor and Chairman of the Department of American History at the University of Rochester. Born in Boston, he received his Ph.D. (1914) from Harvard. His first job was teaching at the University of Cincinnati,but he quickly went on to the University of Rochester. Perkins was drafted in World War I and joined the 87th Division; he was commissioned as a first lieutenant and sent to Chaumont, France where the AEF had its headquarters. On his return to civilian life in 1919, he resumed his appointment at the University of Rochester, where he remained on the faculty until 1953. From 1928 to 1932, Perkins was secretary to the American Historical Association. He was also the John L. Senior Professor of American Civilization at Cornell University from 1954 to 1959. He was a former visiting professor at the University of London and Cambridge University. Perkins was the official U.S. historian at the 1945 San Francisco Security Conference that preceded the organization of the United Nations. From 1950-1951, he served as the first president of the Salzburg Global Seminar, a non-profit organization based in Austria whose mission is to develop creative ideas for solving global problems.

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