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MAURICE ISSERMAN, PhD, is the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History at Hamilton College, where he teaches US history, including the history of mountaineering. A former Fulbright grant winner, his prize-winning books include Fallen Giants (co-authored with Stewart Weaver), which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and the winner of the Banff Mountain Book Festival prize for best mountaineering history, the National Outdoor Book Award for best history, and the Andrew Eiseman Writers Award; The Other America, recipient of a Choice magazine Outstanding Academic Book Award; and Cronkite’s War (co-authored with Walter Cronkite IV). He has written for the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, the Christian Science Monitor,Newsday, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the American Historical Review,as well as for numerous academic journals and contributed volumes. He lives in Clinton, New York.

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