Robert H. Ferrell


Born
in Cleveland, Ohio, The United States
May 08, 1921

Died
August 08, 2018

Genre

Influences


Robert Hugh Ferrell was an American historian and author of several books on Harry S. Truman and the diplomatic history of the United States. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during the Second World War and was an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He received a B.S. in Education from Bowling Green State University in 1946 and a PhD from Yale University in 1951, where he worked under the direction of Samuel Flagg Bemis and his dissertation won the John Addison Porter Prize. He went on to win the 1952 Beer Prize for his first book, Peace In Their Time, a study of the making of the Kellogg-Briand Pact.

He taught for many years at Indiana University in Bloomington, starting as an Assistant Professor in 1953 a
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Average rating: 3.69 · 581 ratings · 104 reviews · 67 distinct works
Harry S. Truman: A Life

3.70 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1994 — 9 editions
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The Presidency of Calvin Co...

3.26 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1998
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America's Deadliest Battle:...

3.72 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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Harry S. Truman and the Mod...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1983 — 4 editions
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The Strange Deaths of Presi...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Five Days in October: The L...

3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Truman, A Centenary Remembr...

4.13 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1984
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Woodrow Wilson and World Wa...

3.21 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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American Diplomacy: A History

4.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1969 — 2 editions
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Collapse at Meuse-Argonne: ...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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