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Simon Schama

AKA Simon Michael Schama

Born: 13-Feb-1945
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian, Critic

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Landscape and Memory

Father: Arthur Schama
Mother: Gertie Steinberg
Wife: Virginia E. Papaioannou (geneticist, one daughter)
Daughter: Chloe Frances Schama (b. 1983)

    High School: Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School
    University: BA, Christ's College, Cambridge University (1966)
    Fellow: Brasenose College, Oxford University
    Professor: Harvard University
    Professor: Columbia University

    The New Yorker Art Critic (1995-98)
    Commander of the British Empire 2001

Author of books:
Patriots and Liberators: Revolution in the Netherlands, 1780-1813 (1977, history)
Two Rothschilds and the Land of Israel (1978, biography)
The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (1987, history)
Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution (1989, history)
Dead Certainties: Unwarranted Speculations (1991, history)
Landscape and Memory (1995, history)
Rembrandt's Eyes (1999, art)
A History of Britain (2000-02, history)
Hang-Ups: A Collection of Essays on Art (2004, art)
Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution (2005, history)
Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006, art)
The American Future: A History (2008, politics)
Scribble, Scribble, Scribble: Writing on Politics, Ice Cream, Churchill and My Mother (2010, essays)
The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words, 1000 BC -- 1492 AD (2013, history)
The Face of Britain: The Nation Through Its Portraits (2015, art)


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