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Joyce Appleby (1929–2016)

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Joyce Oldham Appleby was born in Omaha, Nebraska on April 9, 1929. She graduated from Stanford University in 1950. She worked for the Restaurant Reporter, a trade magazine based in Beverly Hills, and later as a stringer for The Star-News, a local South Pasadena newspaper. She received a Ph.D. from vis mere Claremont Graduate University. She taught at San Diego State University and at the University of California, Los Angeles. She retired from there in 2001. She wrote several books during her lifetime including Economic Thought and Ideology in 17th Century England, Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans, Capitalism and a New Social Order: The Republican Vision of the 1790s, Liberalism and Republicanism in the Historical Imagination, The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism, and Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination. She died from complications of pneumonia on December 23, 2016 at the age of 87. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Værker af Joyce Appleby

Telling the Truth about History (1994) 510 eksemplarer
Thomas Jefferson (2003) 231 eksemplarer
United States History & Geography (2018) 128 eksemplarer
Jefferson: Political Writings (1999) — Redaktør — 60 eksemplarer
The American Journey (1997) 33 eksemplarer
The American vision (2004) 8 eksemplarer
The American republic to 1877 (2003) 3 eksemplarer

Associated Works

Common Sense (1776) — Redaktør, nogle udgaver5,186 eksemplarer
Jeffersonian Legacies (1993) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver148 eksemplarer
The Origins Of Anglo-American Radicalism (1984) — Introduktion; Bidragyder — 17 eksemplarer

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Juridisk navn
Appleby, Joyce Oldham
Andre navne
Oldham, Joyce (birth name)
Fødselsdato
1929-04-09
Dødsdag
2016-12-23
Køn
female
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Dødssted
Taos, New Mexico, USA
Bopæl
Los Angeles, California, USA
Uddannelse
Claremont Graduate University (PhD - History)
Stanford University (BA)
Erhverv
historian
emerita professor (History)
journalist
editor
biographer
Organisationer
Organization of American Historians (President)
American Historical Association (Past President)
University of California, Los Angeles
San Diego State University
History News Service (Co-Director)
Priser og hædersbevisninger
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Award (2009)
Kort biografi
Joyce Appleby was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and attended public school in several cities, including Dallas and Kansas City. She graduated from Stanford University in 1950, and worked for Mademoiselle magazine in New York City. She returned to California to marry Andrew J.E. Bell, a professor of European history, with whom she had three children. She continued to write for magazines and newspapers while her children were young, and earned a Ph.D. in history from Claremont Graduate School. She began teaching at San Diego State University, and in 1978 published her first book, Ideology and Economic Thought in Seventeenth-Century England, which won the Berkshire Prize. In 1980, she was named to the Council of the Institute of Early American History and Culture at Williamsburg, acting as chair from 1983-1986. She was appointed Professor of History at UCLA in 1981, and taught there for 20 years before retiring in 2001. In 1990-91, she was Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University and a fellow of Queen's College. She has served as President of the Organization of American Historians and the American Historical Association. A collection of her essays was published as Liberalism and Republicanism in the Historical Imagination (1992). She published Telling the Truth about History with Lynn Hunt and Margaret Jacob in 1994. She is the author of numerous other works, including Inheriting the Revolution: the First Generation of Americans (2000), and a biography of Thomas Jefferson (2003). She continues to co-direct the History News Service, which distributes op-eds written by historians to more than 300 newspapers weekly. She has also served on the editorial boards of the American Historical Review and the William and Mary Quarterly.

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Rien de neuf dans l'analyse, mais un bon exposé, un peu "americano centré"
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Nikoz | 2 andre anmeldelser | Nov 29, 2016 |
Being an insightful look at some of the major themes of Thomas Jefferson's career and thought. Since this series is supposed to be about presidential administrations, she's off the rez a little in concentrating on Jefferson's philosophies of society and government, but given the nature of the man, it's difficult not to. In terms of the Jefferson administration, she analyzes his successful attempt to undo the Federalist template of government and bureaucracy as well as his attempts at a balanced foreign policy at a time of world war. However, her main concern is to reconcile Jefferson's philosophy of equality for all with how little he accomplished, or even seemed to try and accomplish, to advance the status of such groups as slaves, women, and Indians. She's a friendly guide who asks more questions than she dictates answers to, and the book is pleasant, informative, and thought-provoking.… (mere)
 
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Big_Bang_Gorilla | 4 andre anmeldelser | Apr 30, 2015 |
I use the Georgia version of this textbook and it is perfectly aligned with the state standards, includes common core standards, and literacy standards. Textbook is edited to fit the standards but not so much that the history is lost. A great overview of U.S. History.
 
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ahollomon | Oct 18, 2014 |
I barely even know where to start with this veritable train wreck of a book. I very nearly gave up on page 17, where Appleby refers to "old lithographs" in the 1490s (lithography wasn't invented until the 1790s). But I kept reading. And the howlers kept coming. The one that finally put me over edge came on page 127 ("They burned witches in Massachusetts ..."). Between the errors, misspellings, repetitions, and other infelicities, I don't think there's much here. Milk the bibliography if you can, but otherwise, stay away from this book.… (mere)
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