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R. R. Palmer

AKA Robert Roswell Palmer

Born: 11-Jan-1909
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 11-Jun-2002
Location of death: Newtown, PA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Age of the Democratic Revolution

Wife: Esther Howard (m. 1942, until his death, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Emily Palmer
Son: Richard Palmer
Son: Stanley Palmer

    University: PhB, University of Chicago (1931)
    University: PhD History, Cornell University (1934)
    Professor: Princeton University (1936-63)
    Professor: History, Washington University in St. Louis (1963-66)
    Dean: Arts and Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis (1963-66)
    Professor: History, Yale University (1966-77)

Author of books:
Catholics and Unbelievers in Eighteenth Century France (1939, religion)
Twelve Who Ruled: The Committee of Public Safety During the Terror (1941, history)
A History of the Modern World (1950, history)
The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800 (1959-64, history)
The World of the French Revolution (1971, history)
The Improvement of Humanity: Education and the French Revolution (1985, education)



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