Edward S. Shapiro

Edward S. Shapiro is a historian of American history and American Jewish History. He received his BA at Georgetown University and his PhD at Harvard University.

Latest by Edward S. Shapiro in Chronicles

  • February 1987

    Senator From Nebraska

    George Nash, the historian of post-World War II American conservatism, in a recent speech at Hillsdale College in Michigan called for a conservatism which would attempt to change the world as well as to understand it—a conservatism of politics as well as of scholarship.

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  • April 1986

    Between Sao Paulo and Tel Aviv

    Sol M. Linowitz's autobiography tells once again the classic story of the successful American.

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  • March 1986

    Annus Mirabilis

    In his State of the Union address of January 6, 1945, Franklin Roosevelt looked to the future with confidence: "The new year of 1945 can be the greatest year of achievement in human history," he declared.

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  • October 1985

    An Uncritical Mixture

    From its inception in 1923 as the Institute of Social Research until the death of Theodor Adorno in 1969, the Frankfurt School was at the forefront of the debate over the meaning of Marxism.

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  • September 1985

    Passé Passions

    Irving Bernstein graduated from the University of Rochester in 1937, the same year as the spectacular series of sit-down strikes in the Midwest industrial heartland, the Memorial Day "massacre" at the Republic Steel plant in South Chicago, and the publication of the LaFollette committee's report on antilabor techniques.

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