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GEORGE L. BERNSTEIN
Professor
Ph.D., Chicago, 1978

George L. Bernstein specializes in 19th and 20th-century Britain, especially political history and the development of Liberalism.

George Bernstein was born in 1947 and raised in the Washington DC area, graduating from Sidwell Friends School in 1964. He was in the notorious class of 1968 at Columbia University. He began his graduate study in history at the University of Chicago in 1971 and got his PhD in 1978. Between 1977 and 1980 he worked in development, first in the Annual Giving program at Chicago and then in the College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern. He has been at Tulane since 1980.


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
The Myth of Decline: The Rise of Britain since 1945    
London: Pimlico, 2004

"British Liberal Politics and Irish Liberalism after O'Connell"    
In Stewart J. Brown and David W. Miller, editors, Piety and Power in Ireland, 1760-1960: Essays in Honour of Emmet Larkin (Belfast: The Institute of Irish Studies; Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2000), pp. 43-64.

"Special Relationship and Appeasement: Liberal Policy towards America in the Age of Palmerston"    
The Historical Journal, XLI, 3 (September 1998), pp. 725-50.

"Liberals, the Irish Famine and the Role of the State"    
Irish Historical Studies, XXIX, 16 (November 1995), pp. 513-36.

"Yorkshire Liberalism During the First World War"    
The Historical Journal, XXXII, 1 (March, 1989), pp. 107-29.

Liberalism and Liberal Politics in Edwardian England    
Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1986.

"The Limitations of the New Liberalism: The Politics and Political Thought of John Clifford"    
Albion, XVI, 1 (Spring, 1984), pp. 21-39.

"Liberalism and the Progressive Alliance in the Constituencies, 1900-1914: Three Case Studies"    
The Historical Journal, XXVI, 3 (September, 1983), pp. 617-40.

"Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman and the Liberal Imperialists"    
The Journal of British Studies, XIII, 1 (Fall, 1983), pp. 105-24.

COURSES
The Emergence of the Contemporary World since 1789 (HISE 122)      [more...]

Modern Britain (HISE 333)      [more...]

Britain in Decline? (HISE 335)      [more...]

Britain in the Age of Revolution, 1760-1850 (HISE 638)      [more...]

Britain in the Age of World War, 1900-1945 (HISE 638)      [more...]

The Victorian Era, 1830-1900 (HISE 638)      [more...]

CURRICULUM VITAE
George Bernstein, Curriculum Vitae    
Click here to download

LINKS
Britain's Economic Problems After the Second World War    
a question and answer catechism explaining the impact of the Second World War on the British economy and stop-go economic policies up to the devaluation of 1967
www.tulane.edu/~gbernst/econww2.htm

British and Irish Links    
links to selected British and Irish sites related to government, the media, and travel and tourism
www.tulane.edu/~gbernst/britlinks.htm

Glossary of Parliamentary Terms    
glossary of parliamentary terminology, taken from The Guardian
www.tulane.edu/~gbernst/termsparlt.htm

Weird rules in zombieland for a noble life-after-death    
an article from The Guardian (internet edition) on George Dangerfield's The Strange Death of Liberal England and Labour's efforts to reform the House of Lords
www.tulane.edu/~gbernst/dangerfield.htm

CONTACT INFORMATION

Office:Hebert 207
Hours:Not Teaching Fall 2014
Phone:(504) 862-8623
Email:gbernst@tulane.edu

WHAT'S NEW

Britain's Economic Problems After the Second World War  
a question and answer catechism explaining the impact of the Second World War on the British economy and stop-go economic policies up to the devaluation of 1967
www.tulane.edu/~gber...

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