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News Release (April 10, 1966)


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News Release (April 10, 1966)
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New College News Release, For Release: Sunday, April 10, 1966
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NEW COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE FOR RELEASE: APRIL 10, 1966 NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION Dr. Crane Brinton, an authority on Hestern intellectual history and an editor, author, and lecturer on international affairs, will be the fifth speaker in the New College New Perspectives lecture series Thursday at College Hall at 8 p.m. A member of the faculty at Harvard University since 1923 and a former Rhodes Scholar, Dr. Brinton t-7ill give a lecture entitled "The Present French Revolution." Dr. Brinton currently is on the Ne'J College campus as a visiting professor taking part in a seminar for undergraduate students in the area of comparative revolutions. Revolutions have been a particular area of study for the Harvard scholar and several of his 15 books dealing with history and political thought have dealt tJ ith the subject, including his "The Anatomy of Revolution." Educated at Hnrvard and at Oxford, Dr. Brinton is presently the McLean Professor of Ancient and Hodern History at Harvard. Some of the volumes he has tJritten include "Ideas and Hen: The Story of Hestern Thought," "A History of tvestern l-1orals," and with two others, "A History of Civilization." -more-


Dr. Crane Brinton Page 2 Professor Brinton has been an exchange professor at Beloit Col lege, Knox College, and Colorado College, and Visiting Professor of History at Pomona College. His contributions have been published in The New York Times, The New York Herald Tribune, The Saturday Review of Literature, The Virginia Quarterly, The Sewanee Review, and The Southern Review. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, a former president of the American Historical Association, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, Dr. Brinton in 1951 received the Gold Medal Award of the Society of the Libraries of New York Universi.ty given "to an American scholar who reveals in his writings accurate scholarship and effectiveness of presentation." He has held life membership in the National Institute of Arts and Letters since 1955, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1959, and in 1963 he was president of the Society of French Historical Studies. The New Perspectives lectures are a series of six talks by authorities in various fields bringing contemporary views on various subjects. Reservations for the lectures may be made by calling Ne"t-7 College. -30-

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