Harry Elmer Barnes


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(1889–1968), historian, historiographer, and sociologist, associated at various times with Columbia. The New School for Social Research, and Smith College. His books include The Social History of the Western World (1921), The New History and the Social Studies (1925), The Genesis of the World War (1926), The Twilight of Christianity (1929), The History of Sociological Thought (1936), Society in Transition (1939), Social Institutions in an Era of World Upheaval (1942), Historical Sociology (1947), and Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace (1953).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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