People classified with "Historian"

Total Cataloged: 112

Adam Gopnik
Adam Gopnik
A staff writer for the New Yorker since 1986, Adam Gopnik was born in Philadelphia and raised in Montreal. He received his BA. in Art History from McGill University, before completing his graduate work at the Institute of Fine Arts...

Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation(s): Journalist, Historian
Specialty(ies): Art History
Contributions catalogued: 9
Herbert Aptheker
Herbert Aptheker
Herbert Aptheker was an American Marxist historian and political activist. He wrote more than 50 books, mostly in the fields of African American history and general U.S. history, most notably, American Negro Slave Revolts (1943), a classic in the field...

Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation(s): Historian, Political Activist
Contributions catalogued: 18
Edward Gibbon
Portrait, oil on canvas, of Edward Gibbon by Sir Joshua Reynolds
Edward Gibbon was an English historian, writer and Member of Parliament. His most important work, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, was published in six volumes between 1776 and 1788 and is known for the...

Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Occupation(s): Historian
Contributions catalogued: 8
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. was an American historian, social critic, and public intellectual. The son of the influential historian Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr. and a specialist in American history, much of Schlesinger's work explored the history of 20th-century American liberalism.

Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation(s): Historian
Contributions catalogued: 26
Arnold J. Toynbee
Arnold J. Toynbee
Arnold Toynbee, (born April 14, 1889, London—died Oct. 22, 1975, York, North Yorkshire, Eng.), English historian whose 12-volume A Study of History (1934–61) put forward a philosophy of history, based on an analysis of the cyclical development and decline of...

Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Occupation(s): Historian
Contributions catalogued: 33
David Hume
David Hume
David Hume was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism.

Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Occupation(s): Philosopher, Historian
Contributions catalogued: 13