Arthur M. Schlesinger Biography

Arthur M. Schlesinger (February 27, 1888–October 30, 1965) pioneered social history and urban history. He was a longtime professor at Harvard University.


The colonial merchants and the American revolution, 1763-1776, by Arthur Meier Schlesinger. New York: Columbia University, 1918; Reprint, New York, F. Ungar Pub. Co., 1957.

A syllabus of United States history, 1492-1920, by Homer C. Hockett and Arthur M. Schlesinger. 3d rev. ed. Columbus, O., 1921.

New viewpoints in American history, by Arthur Meier Schlesinger. New York, Macmillan, 1922; Reprint, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1977.

Political and social history of the United States, 1829-1925, by Arthur Meier Schlesinger. New York: Macmillan, 1930.

Political and social growth of the United States, 1852-1933, by Arthur Meier Schlesinger. Rev ed. New York: Macmillan, 1936.

The new deal in action, 1933-1938, by Arthur Meier Schlesinger. New York: Macmillan, 1939.

The colonial merchants and the American revolution, 1763-1776, by Arthur Meier Schlesinger. Library ed. New York: Facsimile Library, 1939.

The new deal in action, 1933-1939, by Arthur Meier Schlesinger ... New York, The Macmillan company, 1940; Reprint, Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1977.

The Atlantic migration, 1607-1860; a history of the continuing settlement of the United States, by Marcus Lee Hansen; edited with a foreword by Arthur M. Schlesinger. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1940.

Learning how to behave, a historical study of American etiquette books, by Arthur M. Schlesinger. New York: Macmillan, 1946.

The rise of the United States as a world power. Leiden: Univ. Pers Leiden, 1948.

Paths to the present. New York: Macmillan Co., 1949.

The American as reformer. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1950; Reprint with a new pref. by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. College ed. New York: Atheneum, 1971.

The rise of modern America, 1865-1951, by Arthur Meier Schlesinger. 4th ed. New York: Macmillan, 1951.

Prelude to independence; the newspaper war on Britain, 1764-1776. 1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1957; Reprint with a prefatory note by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and a new foreword by Charles W. Akers. A Northeastern classics ed., 1st Northeastern ed. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1980.

The birth of the Nation; a portrait of the American people on the eve of independence. With an introd. by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. 1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1968; Reprint, Sentry ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981.

Nothing stands still; essays. Introd. by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1969.

The rise of the city, 1878-1898. Arthur Meier Schlesinger; with an introduction by Andrea Tuttle Kornbluh. 1st. ed. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1999.

The cotton kingdom: a traveller's observations on cotton and slavery in the American slave states: based upon three former volumes of journeys and investigations by the same author, by Frederick Law Olmsted; edited with an introduction by Arthur M. Schlesinger. 1st Da Capo Press ed.
New York: Da Capo Press, 1996.