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Grace Abbott


From Relief to Social Security

Grace Abbott was born in Grand Island, Nebraska on 17th November, 1878. She was a noted teacher and social reformist. She established the Immigrants' Protective League (IPL) as well as teaching at the University of Chicago; she was then appointed as director of the child-labour division of the United States Children's Bureau before becoming director of Illinois State Immigrants Commission. Warren Harding appointed Abbott as head of the Children's Bureau in 1921 while concurrently being a member of the Advisory Committee on Traffic in Women and Children (1922-34) that had been established by the League of Nations. Abbott became then became professor of public welfare at the University of Chicago and was involved in helping Franklin D. Roosevelt draft the Social Security Act (1935). This legislation that set up a national system of old age pensions and co-ordinated federal and state action for the relief of the unemployed. She was the author of several articles and editor of several reviews. Grace Abbott died in Chicago on 19th June, 1939. From Relief to Social Security (1941) was published posthumously.

Richard L. Abel The Making of the English Legal Profession, 1800 – 1988

Richard L. Abel is Connell Professor of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles. His most recent book on the legal profession is English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism, published by Oxford University Press in 2003.

Byron R. Abernathy Liberty Concepts in Labor Relations

Dr. Byron R. Abernathy, Ph.D. was a professor in the Department of Government at Texas Technological College in Lubbock, TX.

Carl W. Ackerman George Eastman: Founder of Kodak and the Photography Business

Carl W. Ackerman, (1890-1970), was a charter member of the Earlham Press Club, and served as a war correspondent during World War I. He was the Dean of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

George Burton Adams The Origin of the English Constitution

George Burton Adams, 1851-1925, received an A.B. degree in 1873 from Beloit College, an A.M. in 1876 from the same college, a B.D. degree in 1877 from Yale College, and a Ph.D. in 1886 from the University of Leipzig. For most of his academic career, he was Professor of History at Yale College. He authored numerous books on history, with an emphasis on English constitutional history.

William W. Alberts The Corporate Merger  (with Joel E. Segall)
Edward I. Altman Bankruptcy and Distressed Restructurings: Analytical Issues and Investment Opportunities
Distressed Securities: Analyzing and Evaluating Market Potential and Investment Risk 
The High-Yield Debt Market: Investment Performance and Economic Impact
Investing in Junk Bonds: Inside the High Yield Debt Market (with Scott Nammacher)

Edward I. Altman received an M.B.A and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Altman is the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He has an international reputation as an expert on corporate bankruptcy, high yield bonds, distressed debt, and credit risk analysis. He has been visiting Professor abroad and has received several international awards. Dr. Altman is one of the founders and an Executive Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance, has authored or edited over twenty books, and has written more than one hundred articles for scholarly finance, accounting and economic journals.

Yakov Amihud Leveraged Management Buyouts
Exchange Rates and Corporate Performance (with Richard Levich) 
Market Making and the Changing Structure of the Securities Industry (with Thomas S.Y. Ho, and Robert A. Schwartz)

Yakov Amihud is Ira Leon Rennert Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance of the Stern School of Business, New York University where he has been teaching since 1990, and concurrent holds a research professorship in Finance.  He obtained his Bachelor of Social Science degree from Hebrew University (1969); Master of Science in Business Administration from New York University Graduate School of Business Administration (1973) and his Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration from the same institution in 1975.  

George Anders Merchants of Debt: Kkr and the Mortgaging of American Business

George Anders is the West Coast bureau chief of Fast Company magazine. He previously spent two decades as a writer and editor at The Wall Street Journal. While there, he was part of a seven-person reporting team that won the Pulitzer prize for national reporting in 1997. He is a graduate of Stanford University, and has also authored a critical analysis of the HMO industry.

William Andrews Legal Lore: Curiosities of Law & Lawyers

William Loring Andrews, a prominent trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and President of the Society of Iconophiles, was born in New York USA in 1837 and was a known bibliophile. A wealthy businessman, he collected rare books, and from 1865, commissioned limited editions distinguished for their typography, illustrations, and bindings. He was founder of the Grolier Club in New York City. He died in 1920.

Joseph K. Angell The Law of Watercourses
A Treatise on the Right of Property in Tide Waters: And in the Soil and Shores Thereof to Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Principal Adjudge

Joseph Kinnicut Angell was born in Providence, Rhode Island on April 30, 1794. He graduated from Brown University in 1813 and was admitted to bar 3 years later. From 1829 to 1831, he was editor of the Law Intelligence and Review. As reporter to the Rhode Island Supreme Court, he prepared the first published reports of that state. He wrote or co-wrote several books including Treatise on the Right of Property in Tide Waters, and Treatise on the Common Law in Relation Water-Courses. He died in Boston on May 1, 1857.

Rand V. Araskog

The ITT Wars: An Insider's View of Hostile Takeovers

Mr. Araskog  was chairman and chief executive of ITT Corporation from December 1995 until March 1998. Previously he had served as the chief executive of the corporate predecessor of ITT Industries from 1979 and as its chairman from 1980. He is a director of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., ITT Educational Services, Inc., Alcatel Alsthom of France, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., Rayonier Inc., and Shell Oil Company. Mr. Araskog is a member of The Business Council and The Business Roundtable. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and attended the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.  

  Thurman W. Arnold

The Bottlenecks of Business
The Folklore of Capitalism

Thurman W. Arnold, the New Deal’s chief trust buster and one of Washington’s most eminent lawyers, was born in Laramie, Wyoming in 1891. He entered Princeton at 16, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1911 and earning a law degree from Harvard in 1914. He lead a colorful life. He was a homesteader, sheep rancher, Mayor of Laramie and a Yale law professor. He took time out at Yale to serve in Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Administration. In 1943, Mr. Arnold was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. He quit the bench after two years because “I’d rather speak to damn fools than listen to them.” Subsequently, he established the prestigious law firm of Arnold, Fortas and Porter , which was reorganized in 1965. He died in 1969.

Charles W. Bacon The Reasonableness of the Law

Charles William Bacon was a member of the New York Bar and the author of The American Plan of Government.

Susan Windham-Bannister Competitive Strategy for Health Care Organizations: Techniques for Strategic Action (with Alan Sheldon)

Susan Windham-Bannister is the Managing Vice President of the Business Research and Consulting division of an influential strategic research corporation. She holds a B.A. degree from Wellesley College, a Ph.D. degree in health policy and management from Brandeis University, and was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. She is the co-author of two books, has authored several articles on the implications of the new health care environment and provider competition, and is a frequent speaker and panelist at conferences on strategic marketing and competitive differentiation. 

Isadore Barmash

A Not-So-Tender Offer
Fashion, Retailing and a Bygone Era: Inside Women's Wear Daily - A Look Back (with  Edward Gold, Marvin Klapper, Sandy Parker, Sidney Rutberg, Mort Sheinman, and Stanley Siegelman)
For the Good of the Company: The History of the McCrory Corporation
Macy's for Sale  
Net Net: A Novel about the Discount Store Game
The Chief Executives
The Manipulated Society: How Advertising, Public Relations, and Mass Media Influence Public Opinion, Taste, and Purchases
The Self-Made Man: Stress and Success American Style
Welcome to Our Conglomerate -- You're Fired!

For many years, Mr. Barmash reigned supreme over New York's retailing beat, one of the business section's most closely watched areas of coverage. He spent more than 26 years at the Times, joining the paper from the New York Herald Tribune. At the time of his retirement from the paper in 1991, he had written a dozen books.

Barrister of the Inner Temple Code Napoleon: Or the French Civil Code

The history of the Inner Temple is a long and interesting one. It began soon after the middle of the twelfth century with a contingent of knights of the Military Order of the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem. Few records of its activities before 1500 have survived. In the 1500s, the majority of its students were the sons of country gentlemen, and a minority studied for the legal profession. The sixteenth century was an age of expansion for the common law and its practitioners. The major influence in the seventeenth century was recognized by the contributions of Sir Edward Coke, a holder of the Inn's great seal.

Harold Barger The Role of Distribution in the American Economy

Harold Barger, 1907-1989, was an educator and economist. He was a Professor of Economics at Columbia University from 1939 to 1989. He was also a member of the research staff of the National Bureau of Economic Research and is well known for his published studies of output, employment, and productivity.

Sarah Bartlett The Money Machine: How KKR Manufactured Power and Profits

Sarah Bartlett is the Bloomberg Professor of Business Journalism at Baruch College, CUNY and a freelance writer. Before joining the academic world, she was a reporter at Fortune, Business Week, and the New York Times. She also served as an assistant managing editor at Business Week for six years, and as editor-in-chief of Oxygen Media.

Lee W. Bass The Style and Management of a Pediatric Practice

The late Lee W. Bass was the founder of Bass Wolfson, one of the premier pediatric and adolescent medical practices and a revered community pediatrician in the Pittsburgh area. 

Gordon B. Baty Entrepreneurship: Back to Basics (with Michael S. Blake)

Gordon Baty practices, preaches, and promotes entrepreneurship. Professionally, he has occupied every seat around the table. He has run three venture-capital financed start-ups; has sat on twenty boards; has been a private investor in several; and has been an institutional investor in many more. He has also taught entrepreneurship at the university level, has written extensively about it, venture capital, and the management of innovation. Baty has advised government and university officials on entrepreneurship, seed capital, and the commercialization of technology. He holds BS, MS, PhD degrees from MIT.

Kent Belasco Managing Bank Conversions: The Guide to Organizing, Controlling, and Implementing Systems Conversions

Kent S. Belasco is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for First Midwest Bank, N.A. based in Itasca, Illinois. He has over 20 years experience in productivity, project management, general management, and information systems and is the author of several publications in these areas. He holds a B.A. from Lake Forest College, an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School management, and a doctorate (EdD) in business education from Northern Illinois University. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois. Photo from the back cover.

John I. Bennett A Treatise on the Law of Lis Pendens
Wendell Berge Cartels: Challenge to a Free World

Former Assistant Attorney General and head of the Justice Department's Antitrust division, Wendell Berge died in Washington in 1955. Mr. Berge was a native of Lincoln. Nebraska, from an active Democratic family. He took his undergraduate diploma at the University of Nebraska and his Bachelor of Law from the University of Michigan.

After a brief period of practice in New York City, he went to Washington in 1930 at the invitation of John Lord O'Brian, prominent antitrust lawyer, then head of that division under Herbert Hoover. In 1941, President Roosevelt named Berge Assistant Attorney General, in charge of the criminal division of the Justice Department. In 1947 he returned to private practice in Washington.

Mr. Berge consistently argued that monopoly would ruin free enterprise. and that competition must be preserved. 

Aaron Bernstein

Grounded: Frank Lorenzo and the Destruction of Eastern Airlines

Aaron Bernstein manages and edits the social issues department for Business Week. A fifteen-year veteran with the magazine, he has covered the U.S. labor movement for many years and was one of the first writers to explore the growing economic inequality in the country. Most recently Bernstein wrote the cover story, "Backlash: Behind the Anxiety Over Globalization," which addressed the underlying beliefs that fueled American protests during the WTO and IMF meetings and discussed the affects of globalization on the average American citizen. He is a frequent contributor of original stories to Business Week Online. Bernstein is based in Washington, D.C. and has been the workplace editor, a position he assumed in 1985, prior to becoming an associate editor. He joined the magazine in 1983 as a staff editor in the corporate strategies department. Prior to joining Business Week, he was a reporter/researcher for Forbes, and a correspondent in London for United Press International. He holds a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz and has done graduate work at Oxford University.
Albert J. Beveridge

The Life of John Marshall

Albert Jeremiah Beveridge was born on October 6, 1862 in Highland County, Ohio.  He was a well-known orator, U.S. senator and historian.  He was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1887 and began the practice of law in Indianapolis.  In 1899 he was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate, where (1900-12) he supported the progressive legislation sponsored by President Theodore Roosevelt. Breaking with the conservative wing of his party, he served as chairman and keynote speaker of the emotion-packed convention that organized the Progressive Party and nominated Roosevelt for president in 1912.  After 1912, Beveridge pretty much retired from public office and devoted much time to the writing of history. His The Life of John Marshall, 4 vol. (1916-19), was widely acclaimed and won a Pulitzer Prize. He died on April 27, 1927 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Donald B. Bibeault

Corporate Turnaround: How Managers Turn Losers Into Winners! 

Donald B. Bibeault has turned around severely troubled companies for more than twenty-five years. He has served as Chairman, CEO, or Chief Operation Officer of numerous  corporations including Pacific States Steel, PLM International, Best Pipe and Steel, Inc., Ironstone Group, Inc., American National Petroleum, Inc., Tyler-Dawson Supply and Iron Oak Supply Corporation. He has also served as special advisor to the CEO of Varity Corporations (formerly Massey-Ferguson Ltd.) and as a workout advisor to Bank to America. He is a member of the Board of Overseers of Columbia Business School, a Trustee of Golden Gate University and a member of the University of Rhode Island Business Advisory Board. Dr. Bibeault holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from Golden Gate University.

Harold Bierman, Jr.  Financial Management for Decision Making (with Seymour Smidt)

Harold Bierman, Jr. has been the Nicholas H. Noyes Professor of Business Administration at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management since 1961.  He has consulted for many public organizations and industrial firms and is the author of more than one hundred fifty books and articles in the fields of accounting, finance, investment, taxation, and quantitative analysis.  In 1985 he was named the winner of the prestigious Dow Jones Award of the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, for his outstanding contributions to collegiate management education.  He received a B.S. degree from the United States Naval Academy, and MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan.

Melville M. Bigelow

The Law of Fraud and the Procedure

Melville Madison Bigelow Ph.D., was born on Aug 02 1846 in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan and went on to a distinguished legal career and also served as dean of Boston University's law school.
David Bigman

Floating Exchange Rates and the State of World Trade (with Teizo Taya)

David Bigman is currently professor of development economics at the Netherlands University of Wageningen  and holds the Chair for Global Food Security and International Trade, served until recently as Senior Research Officer at the International Service for National Agricultural Research, ISNAR, a Future Harvest center of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).

Peter Binzen

The Wreck of the Penn Central

Peter Binzen is a professional journalist of many years experience and has written for several newspapers. Currently his bylines can be found in the Philadelphia Inquirer (since 1982).
Henry Campbell Black A Treatise on the Law and Practice of Bankruptcy: Under the Act of Congress of 1898

Henry Campbell Black, 1860-1927, was a lawyer, author, and editor. He was admitted to the bar in 1883, and practiced in Williamsport, Pennsylvania and then in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1888 he moved to Washington, D.C. and thereafter followed legal literature as a career. He was an editor for The Constitutional Review and authored numerous books on legal subjects. 

Ralph H. Blanchard Introduction to Risk and Insurance

Ralph H. Blanchard (1891-1973), graduated from Dartmouth College in 1911 and received his Doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania where he taught until 1917. He was president of the Casualty Actuarial Society in 1941 and 1942. He also served as president of the American Association of University Teachers of Insurance, as vice president and manager of the American Managers Association, and as director of the Insurance Society of New York. He was the author of numerous publications, and instituted and edited the McGraw-Hill Insurance Series, of which twenty volumes appeared before his retirement. Dr. Blanchard was an advisor to the insurance industry and was also a consultant to the Department of Defense, Department of the Treasury, and the Social Security Board. In 1958 he was elected to the Insurance Hall of Fame established by the Griffith Foundation and Ohio State University.

Michael S. Blake Entrepreneurship: Back to Basics (with Gordon B. Baty)

Michael S. Blake has been an active participant at all stages of the entrepreneurial process throughout his career. During most of the 1990s, he worked closely with fledgling entrepreneurs in the new market of the former Soviet Union. He had delivered seminars to teach entrepreneurs how to formulate a Western-style business plan and to approach venture investors. He has assisted several participants to raise capital to start and grow their own businesses. Mr. Blake has worked for an Israeli merchant bank that invested and raised capital for Israeli and North American technology ventures. He is presently a Senior consultant for Jaako Poyry Management Consulting, where he focuses on supporting merger and acquisition activities in the forestry and paper industries. Mr. Blake is a CFA Charterholder and holds a BA from Franklin & Marshall College and an MBA from Georgetown University.

Ernest Bloch

Inside Investment Banking: Second Edition

Ernest Bloch was a Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University, and his teaching career spanned more than forty years. Prior to that he was an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Dr. Bloch was the author of numerous books and monographs, as well as articles published in professional journals. He died in 1998.

Zenas Block Corporate Venturing: Creating New Businesses Within the Firm (with Ian C. MacMillan)

Zenas Block was Adjunct Professor of the Executive MBA Program at the Stern School of Business, NYU before his retirement in 2001. He had also been a Clinical Professor of Management from 1984 to 1992 in the full time MBA Program.

James L. Bowditch The Human Side of Mergers and Acquisitions: Managing Collisions Between People, Cultures, and Organizations (with Anthony F. Buono)

James L. Bowditch is the Stewardship & Planned Giving Officer for the Diocese of Maine. For the past two years, he was the Director of Development at Episcopal Divinity School. Prior to that he was Professor of Management in the Management & Information Systems Department at Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, and earlier, Dean of the College of Business & Administration. He was also undergraduate dean and associate professor in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. His research has been on the human effects of organizational transformation, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He has co-authored five books. He holds a B.A. from Yale in psychology, an M.A. from Yale in psychology, an M.A. from Western Michigan University in psychology and a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational psychology.

Edwin Borchard State Insolvency and Foreign Bondholders: General Principles

Edwin Montefiore Borchard was Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor of Law at and a well-known authority on international law.

Thomas Alvin Boyd Charles F. Kettering: A Biography

Thomas Alvin Boyd was born in 1888, and received a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Ohio State University in 1918. He later was awarded advanced degrees in both science and engineering from other institutions of higher learning. He was a member of Mr. Kettering's research staff for more than thirty years. He was also the recipient of the Lamme medal for meritorious achievement in engineering.

Barry Bozeman All Organizations Are Public: Comparing Public and Private Organizations

Barry Bozeman is Regents' Professor of Public Policy, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech. He specializes in science and technology policy, as well as organization theory and design. He is the author or editor of fourteen books, and has published more than one hundred research papers. Dr. Bozeman has received numerous awards for his research. He has had a long and distinguished career in teaching, and has been involved in a wide array of public policy consulting activities. He received a B.A. degree from Florida Atlantic University and a Ph.D. degree from Ohio State University.

Ben Branch

Bankruptcy Investing: How to Profit from Distressed Companies

Dr. Ben Branch is a professor of finance at the University of Massachusetts. He serves as the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the Bank of New England Corporation, and as manager of VLB LLC (the liquidating corporation for Vlasic Brands.) He is a member of the academic advisory council of the Turnaround Management Association. Dr. Branch has written extensively on investing and has personally invested in the securities of a number of troubled companies.
Jean Brissaud A History of French Public Law

Jean Brissaud was born on December 7, 1854 and died on August 13, 1904. He studied law at the University of Bordeaux. He held teaching positions at the University of Berne, Switzerland, the law faculty of Montpellier, and at the University of Toulouse where he held the chair of General History of Law. He authored numerous journal articles and books on legal history.

Everett Somerville Brown The Constitutional History of the Louisiana Purchase: 1803-1812

Everett Somerville Brown also wrote William Plumer's Memorandum of Proceedings in the United States Senate 1803-1807 in 1923 and Ratification of the Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States: State Convention Records and Law. 

Richard Brown A History of Accounting and Accountants

Richard Brown, 1856-1918, learned accountancy through apprenticeship at an accounting firm in Scotland, and was a member of the Society of Accountants. In 1885 he became the manager at the Life Association in Scotland. By 1881, his standing as a leading member of the Society was already recognized and he became a member of the Society's Council. For many years, he played a leading part in the Society and in the development of the accounting profession in Scotland. From 1893 on he was a partner in various accounting firms.

Stanley H. Brown

Ling: The Rise, Fall, and Return of a Texas Titan

Stanley H. Brown is a former writer and editor at Business Week, Fortune, and Forbes. His columns have appeared in numerous publications.
Stuart W. Bruchey  Small Business in American Life

Stuart W. Bruchey received a Ph.D. in history in 1956 from the John Hopkins University. He held the Allan Nevins chair in American Economic History for twenty years at Columbia University, where he also taught in the graduate executive MBA program of the business school and in the law school. He has published a number of scholarly studies, and has served as President of the Economic History Association and as Co-President of the International Commission on the History of Social Movements and Social Structures (Paris).

R. Dan Brumbaugh, Jr.

Thrifts Under Siege: Restoring Order to American Banking

An expert in banking and global financial markets, Brumbaugh has consulted a wide range of financial service firms and industries; and is a Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute. Prior to this, Brumbaugh was a senior research scholar at the Center for Economic Policy Research at Stanford University during 1989-90. From 1986 to 1987, he was president and CEO of the California-based Independence Savings and Loan. Brumbaugh was deputy chief economist at the Federal Home Loan Bank Board from 1983 to 1986.  He is the author of several books and numerous professional journal articles. He has testified frequently before congressional committees and has been quoted extensively in the media. Brumbaugh received his Ph.D. in economics in 1986 from George Washington University.
Robert J. Buchanan Legal Aspects of Health Care Reimbursement

Robert J. Buchanan is currently a professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management within the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University System Health Sciences Center, College Station, Texas.

Orlando F. Bump Fraudulent Conveyances: A Treatise Upon Conveyances Made by Debtors to Defraud Creditors

Orlando S. Bump, (1841-1884), also wrote The Law of Patents, Trade-marks, and Copyrights in 1877.

Anthony F. Buono The Human Side of Mergers and Acquisitions: Managing Collisions Between People, Cultures, and Organizations (with James L. Bowditch)

Anthony F. Buono has a joint appointment as Professor of Management and Sociology at Bentley College. He has written and edited seven books. He is a past chair of the Academy of Management's Management Consulting Division, a Research Fellow with Bentley's center for Business Ethics, and has received Bentley's highest honors for both teaching and research. Professor Buono's research interests focus on the management-consulting industry, organizational change, and interorganizational strategies, including facilitating mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliances. He holds a B.S. from the University of Maryland in Business Administration, and an M.A. and Ph.D. with a concentration in Industrial and Organizational Sociology from Boston College.

Orlando F. Bump Fraudulent Conveyances: A Treatise Upon Conveyances Made by Debtors to Defraud Creditors

Orlando S. Bump, (1841-1884), also wrote The Law of Patents, Trade-marks, and Copyrights in 1877.

Francis Burdick The Law of Torts: A Concise Treatise on the Civil Liability at Common Law and Under Modern Statutes for Actionable Wrongs to Person and Property

Francis M. Burdick was the Dwight Professor of Law at the Columbia University School of Law. He was the author of The Law of Sales and The Law of Partnership along with other books. 

John Burgess The Civil War and the Constitution: 1859-1865

John William Burgess (1844–1931) was an American educator and political scientist, Born in  Tennessee, he served in the Union army in the Civil War and after the war graduated from Amherst (1867). He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1869, but did not practice. That same year he joined the faculty of Knox College. In 1871 he went to Germany, where he studied at the universities of Göttingen, Leipzig, and Berlin. He returned in 1873 to teach history and political science at Amherst. In 1876 he began his long association with Columbia; he was professor of political science and constitutional law until 1912. Burgess, with Nicholas Murray Butler, was a major influence in the creation (1880) of a faculty and school of political science, the first such faculty organized for graduate work in the country and the chief step in changing Columbia College into a university. He was dean of the Faculty of Political Science from 1890 until his retirement. In 1906–7 he served as first Roosevelt professor at the Univ. of Berlin. Burgess's fundamental political philosophy was expressed in Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law (1890–91), the more permanently valuable portions of which were republished as The Foundations of Political Science (1933). He interpreted American history in The Middle Period, 1817–1858, The Civil War and the Constitution, 1859–1865, and Reconstruction and the Constitution, 1866–1876, a trilogy published between 1897 and 1902, to which was added The Administration of Rutherford B. Hayes (1915). In Recent Changes in American Constitutional Theory (1923) he protested against the encroachment of the federal government upon state and individual rights and immunities. He founded the Political Science Quarterly. (read the complete bio)

Kenneth Farwell Burgess Railroads: Rates-Service-Management (with Homer Vanderblue)

Kenneth Farwell Burgess received an A.B. from the University of Wisconsin. He was General Attorney for Chicago-Burlington-Quincy RR and co-wrote the new Burgess commercial law 1931-33.


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