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Daniel Walker Howe

Daniel Walker Howe, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815–1848 (Oxford 2007), is the Rhodes Professor of American History Emeritus at Oxford University, and Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles.

He was president of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic in 2001 and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Articles by this Author

Over the question of whether Missouri should be admitted to the Union as a free or slave state in 1820, creative moderates brokered an ingenious compromise that averted civil war
The telegraph was an even more dramatic innovation in its day than the Internet