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Christopher Lasch

Christopher LaschAKA Robert Christopher Lasch

Born: 1-Jun-1932
Birthplace: Omaha, NE
Died: 14-Feb-1994
Location of death: Pittsford, NY
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Culture of Narcissism

Father: Robert Lasch (b. 1907, Omaha NE, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist)
Mother: Zora Schaupp Lasch (b. 1898, Lincoln NE, d. 1982, teacher and social worker)
Wife: Nellie Thomas McColl Commager (m. Jun-1956, daughter of Henry Steele Commager, two sons, two daughters)
Son: Robert Evans (b. Jan-1958)
Daughter: Elizabeth Dan (b. Sep-1959)
Daughter: Catherine Thomas (b. May-1963)
Son: Christopher Nelson (b. Apr-1965)

    High School: Barrington High School, Barrington, IL (1950)
    University: AB History, Harvard University (1954, summa cum laude)
    University: MA History, Harvard University (1955)
    University: PhD History, Columbia University (1961)
    Teacher: Instructor of History, William College (1956-69)
    Professor: History, Roosevelt University (1960-61)
    Professor: History, University of Iowa (1961-66)
    Professor: History, Northwestern University (1966-70)
    Professor: History, University of Rochester (1970-)

Author of books:
The New Radicalism in America (1965)
The Social Thought of Jane Addams (1965)
The Agony of the American Left (1969)
The American Liberals and the Russian Revolution (1972)
The World of Nations (1973)
Haven in a Heartless World (1977)
The Culture of Narcissism (1979)
The Minimal Self (1984)
The True and Only Heaven: Progress and Its Critics (1991)
The Revolt of the Elites (1994)

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