Gordon A. Craig Biography

Gordon A. Craig (November 13, 1913–October 30, 2005) was J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor Emeritus of Humanities at Stanford. He was a member of the German Federal Republic's Orden Pour le Merite fur Wissenschaften und Kunste, and winner of the first Benjamin Franklin-Wilhelm von Humboldt Prize of the German-American Academic Council (1999).


The second chance; America and the peace, by Gordon A. Craig, Gerhart Niemeyer, John B. Whitton ... [and others] edited by John B. Whitton. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1944.

The diplomats: 1919-1939, edited by Gordon A. Craig and Felix Gilbert. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1953; Reprint, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994.

The politics of the Prussian Army 1640-1945. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1955.

NATO and the new German Army. Princeton: Center of International Studies, Princeton University, 1955.

From Bismarck to Adenauer: aspects of German statecraft. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1958.

The Battle of Königgrätz; Prussia's victory over Austria, 1866. 1st ed. Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1964; Reprint, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003.

From Bismarck to Adenauer; aspects of German statecraft, by Gordon A. Craig. Rev. ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.

War, politics, and diplomacy; selected essays, by Gordon A. Craig. New York: Praeger, 1966.

Europe since 1815, by Gordon A. Craig. 2d ed. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966.

World War I, a turning point in modern history; essays on the significance of the war, by Gordon A. Craig [and] others. Edited with introd. and conclusion by Jack J. Roth. New York: Knopf, 1967.

Germany, 1866-1945, by Gordon A. Craig. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.

The Germans, Gordon A. Craig. New York: Putnam, 1982.

Force and statecraft: diplomatic problems of our time, Gordon A. Craig, Alexander L. George. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983; 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

The end of Prussia, Gordon A. Craig. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1984.

Deutschland und der Westen: Vorträge und Diskussionsbeiträge des Symposions zu Ehren von Gordon A. Craig: veranstaltet von der Freien Universität Berlin vom 1.-3. Dezember 1983, herausgegeben von Henning Köhler. Berlin: Colloquium Verlag, 1984.

Makers of modern strategy: from Machiavelli to the nuclear age, edited by Peter Paret with the collaboration of Gordon A. Craig and Felix Gilbert. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1986.

The triumph of liberalism: Zürich in the golden age, 1830-1869, Gordon A. Craig. New York: Scribner, 1988.

The politics of the unpolitical: German writers and the problem of power, 1770 1871, Gordon A. Craig. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Politics and culture in modern Germany: essays from The New York review of books, Gordon A. Craig. Palo Alto, Calif.: Society for the Promotion of Science and Scholarship, 1999.

Theodor Fontane: literature and history in the Bismarck Reich, Gordon A. Craig. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.