In Memoriam: Professor Jesse Lemisch (1936–2018)

Jesse Lemisch passed away August 24, 2018. Professor Lemisch earned his B.A. at Yale University and an M.A. in history at Columbia University. He returned to Columbia to receive his Doctorate in American Studies in 1963. He was an author, professor, and an outspoken historian. He was best known for being a “New Left historian” writing history from below and challenging “top-down” traditions of academic historical writing. 

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Posted: May 6, 2019
Tagged: In Memoriam