Bernard Bailyn

Bernard Bailyn did his undergraduate work at Williams College and his graduate work at Harvard, where he is currently Adams University Professor Emeritus and director of the International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World. His previous books include The New England Merchants in the Seventeenth Century; Education and the Forming of American Society; Pamphlets of the American Revolution, 1750-1776; The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, which received the Pulitizer and Bancroft prizes in 1968; The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson, which won the 1975 National Book Award for History; Voyagers to the West, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1987; Faces of Revolution: Personalities and Themes in the Struggle for American Independence; and To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders.