Feis, Herbert, 1893-1972

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Birth 1893-06-07
Death 1972-03-02
Americans
English

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Born in 1893, Herbert Feis was a distinguished author and historian, whose work focused on American foreign policy and international economic affairs. Early in his career, Feis worked as Economic Advisor for International Affairs at the State Department under the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations. His thirteen published books include "The Road to Pearl Harbor" (1950), "Europe, the World's Banker, 1870-1914" (1964), "From Trust to Terror: The Onset of the Cold War" (1970), and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference" (1960). Since his passing, the American Historical Association has named an award after Feis, the Herbert Feis Prize, which is awarded annually for excellence in public history and independent scholarship. He died in 1972.

From the description of Herbert Feis papers, 1952-1972. (George Mason University). WorldCat record id: 746214054

Historian, economist, and author.

From the description of Papers of Herbert Feis, 1916-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069892

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Subjects:

  • International finance
  • Cold War
  • World War, 1939-1945

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  • Historians
  • Economists

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