Alan Brinkley: A Life in History

Cover of Alan Brinkley: A Life in History Edited by Mason B. Williams, Assistant Professor Leadership Studies, et al. Columbia University Press, January 2019. Available on Amazon. A longtime professor at Harvard University and Columbia University, Alan Brinkley has shaped the field of U.S. history for generations of students through his textbooks and his mentorship of some of today’s foremost historians. This book brings together essays on his major works and ideas, as well as personal reminiscences from leading historians and thinkers beyond the academy whom Brinkley collaborated with, befriended, and influenced.