Biography for Barbarous Years : The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675

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Bernard Bailyn did his undergraduate work at Williams College and his graduate work at Harvard, where he is currently Adams University Professor and James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History Emeritus. His previous books includeThe New England Merchants in the Seventeenth Century; Education in the Forming of American Society;The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, which received the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes;The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson, which won the National Book Award for History;Voyagers to the West, which won the Pulitzer Prize; Faces of Revolution: Personalities and Themes in the Struggle for American Independence;To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders; andAtlantic History: Concept and Contours. In 2011 he received the National Humanities Medal.