And over the years, these contradictions have driven prominent American historians, such as John Meacham, Arthur Schlesinger
, Doris Kearns Goodman, and most recently Joseph J.
ACCORDING TO ITS PUBLISHER, Schlesinger: The Imperial Historian is 'the first major biography of preeminent historian and intellectual Arthur Schlesinger
, Jr." Will there ever be a second?
"If people do not know who they are, they are no longer sure what sex they are," Arthur Schlesinger
Bill, I beg you, don't become Arthur Schlesinger
to Trump's Kennedys, or Joe Klein to Trump's Clintons.
In addition to the various monographs and articles on the missile crisis, numerous books on Robert Kennedy have been published since the 1990s, adding to what had hitherto been a rather slim historiography, one dominated by Arthur Schlesinger
, Jr.'s adoring 1978 biography.
But politics were his bedrock, as displayed in splendid essays on Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Somalian survivor of genital mutilation and civil war), Gertrude Bell (who created the map of Iraq), Rosa Luxemburg (the "most brilliant of Marxist intellectuals"), Oriana Fallaci's incomparable art of the interview, Chesterton's reactionary sensibility, Arthur Schlesinger
's role as courtier-apologist, Erdogan's "xenophobic demagoguery" (alas, he makes no comparable comment on Netanyahu's), and Obama's cool-cat quality (until disenchantment sets in).
Recorded and written down by historian Arthur Schlesinger
I'm reading the Arthur Schlesinger
biography of Robert Kennedy, which is great.
Cherniss rightfully places Berlin in a wider world of postwar liberals-including some American thinkers like Reinhold Niebuhr and Arthur Schlesinger
Jr.'s parents fell in love, married, and produced an egghead.
Her deliberately constructed-for-posterity taped conversations in March 1964 with the historian Arthur Schlesinger
, published in 2011, have added to her posthumous renown.