Lynn White Biography
Lynn White Jr. (April 29, 1907–March 30, 1987) specialized in technological invention in the Middle Ages. He was a professor of medieval history at Princeton and Stanford universities, as well as the University of California, Los Angeles. He also served as president of Mills College, Oakland, from 1943 to 1958.
Latin monasticism in Norman Sicily, by Lynn Townsend White Jr. Cambridge, Mass.: Mediaeval Academy of America, 1938.
Educating our daughters; a challenge to the colleges. 1st ed. New York: Harper, 1950.
Frontiers of knowledge in the study of man. 1st ed. New York: Harper, 1956.
Medieval technology and social change. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1962.
The transformation of the Roman world; Gibbon's problem after two centuries, edited by Lynn White, Jr. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1966.
Machina ex deo; essays in the dynamism of Western culture, by Lynn White, Jr. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1968.
Frontiers of knowledge in the study of man. Edited by Lynn White, Jr. New York: Greenwood Press, 1969; 1956.
On pre-modern technology and science: a volume of studies in honor of Lynn White, Jr., edited by Bert S. Hall and Delno C. West. Malibu, Ca.: Undena Publications, 1976.
Medieval religion and technology: collected essays, by Lynn White, Jr. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978.
The medieval West meets the rest of the world, general editor, Nancy van Deusen. Ottawa: Institute of Mediaeval Music, 1995.