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Richard Abrams, professor emeritus of history

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Richard Abrams is a professor emeritus of history. His expertise is in modern U.S. history, government-business relations, political economy of industrial societies, and the history of deregulation. He was a Fulbright Professor at the University of London and at Moscow State University. He is author of "America Transformed: Sixty Years of Revolutionary Change," (Cambridge University Press, 2006); “Conservatism in a Progressive Era"; "The Burdens of Progress”; the editor of “The Issues of Populist and Progressive Eras" and co-editor of “The Shaping of 20th Century America.” He holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University and an A.B. from Columbia College.

Posts by Richard Abrams

5-4-11Other Subjects: What's on your mind?Ding, dong, the witch is dead!
3-4-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Of ideology, recession, and policy paralysis
1-21-10Is academia liberal?Religious bases for the conservative imagination, academic environments for inquiring minds
1-21-10Massachusetts vote and health care reformAn increasingly wish-washy president signaling surrender
12-11-09Memorable books read this yearJoseph Schumpeter bio and the ‘inspiring’ WSJ
12-2-0930,000 more troops to AfghanistanObama’s address
10-17-09What ails California?Repeal or Re-write Prop 13