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Charles A. Beard

AKA Charles Austin Beard

Born: 27-Nov-1874
Birthplace: Knightstown, IN
Died: 1-Sep-1948
Location of death: New Haven, CT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Rise of American Civilization

Wife: Mary Ritter (m. 1900)

    University: DePauw University (1898)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1904)
    Professor: Columbia University (resigned 1917 in protest)
    Administrator: New School for Social Research

    American Historical Association President (1933)
    American Political Science Association President (1926)

Author of books:
American Government and Politics (1910, textbook)
An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States (1913)
Economic Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy (1915)
A History of the American People (1918)
The Economic Basis of Politics (1922)
The Administration and Politics of Tokyo (1923)
The Rise of American Civilization (1927, history, with Mary Beard)
The Devil Theory of War (1936)
America in Midpassage (1939, history, with Mary Beard)
Giddy Minds and Foreign Quarrels (1939)
The American Spirit (1943, history, with Mary Beard)
The Republic: Conversations on Fundamentals (1943)
A Basic History of the United States (1944, history, with Mary Beard)
American Foreign Policy in the Making, 1932-1940 (1946)
President Roosevelt and the Coming of War (1948, history)

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