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Carol Berkin

Biography

Carol Berkin

Carol Berkin is the Presidential Professor of History at Baruch College and a member of the history faculty of the Graduate Center of CUNY, Emerita, where she taught early American and women’s history. Professor Berkin has worked as a consultant on several PBS and History Channel documentaries, including one on the “Scottsboro Boys,” which was nominated for an Academy Award as the best documentary of 2000.

Carol Berkin

Books by Carol Berkin

by Carol Berkin - History, Nonfiction

Revered today for articulating America’s founding principles, the first 10 amendments was in fact a political stratagem executed by James Madison to preserve the Constitution, the Federal government, and the latter’s authority over the states. In the hands of award-winning historian Carol Berkin, the story of the Founders’ fight over the Bill of Rights comes alive in a gripping drama of partisan politics, acrimonious debate and manipulated procedure.

by Carol Berkin - Biography, History, Nonfiction

From the award-winning historian and author of REVOLUTIONARY MOTHERS and CIVIL WAR WIVES, here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte --- renowned as the most beautiful woman of 19th-century Baltimore, whose marriage in 1803 to Jérôme Bonaparte, the youngest brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, became inextricably bound to the diplomatic and political histories of the United States, France and England.