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Gertrude Himmelfarb

Born: 8-Aug-1922
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Victorian Minds

Father: Max Himmelfarb
Mother: Bertha Lerner
Husband: Irving Kristol (m. 1942, one son, one daughter)
Son: Bill Kristol (editor of The Weekly Standard)

    High School: New Utrecht High School, Brooklyn, NY
    University: Brooklyn College
    University: PhD, University of Chicago (1950)
    Professor: City University of New York (1965-88, now emeritus)

    American Philosophical Society
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Council of Trustees and Alumni Scholars Council
    Committee for a Free World
    Royal Historical Society
    American Enterprise Institute Council of Academic Advisers
    National Association of Scholars Advisory Board
    National Endowment for the Humanities
    University Centers for Rational Alternatives Board of Directors
    American Historical Review Editorial Board
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1955
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1957
    George Orwell Award 1997

Author of books:
Lord Acton: A Study of Conscience and Politics (1952)
Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution (1959)
Victorian Minds (1968)
On Liberty and Liberalism: The Case of John Stuart Mill (1974)
The Idea of Poverty: England in the Early Industrial Age (1984)
Marriage and Morals Among the Victorians (1986)
The New History and the Old (1987)
Poverty and Compassion: The Moral Imagination of the Late Victorians (1991)
On Looking into the Abyss: Untimely Thoughts on Culture and Society (1994)
The De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values (1995)
One Nation, Two Cultures: A Searching Examination of American Society in the Aftermath of Our Cultural Revolution (2001)
The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments (2004)
The Moral Imagination: From Edmund Burke to Lionel Trilling (2006)


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