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Max Lerner

Max LernerAKA Mikhail Lerner

Born: 20-Dec-1902
Birthplace: Minsk, Russia
Died: 5-Jun-1992
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sociologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ideas Are Weapons

Father: Benjamin Lerner
Mother: Bessie Podel
Wife: Anita Marburg (m. 29-Jul-1928, div., three daughters)
Daughter: Constance Russell
Daughter: Pamela (d.)
Daughter: Joanna
Wife: Edna Albers (m. 16-Aug-1941, three sons)
Son: Michael
Son: Stephen
Son: Adam

    University: BA, Yale University (1923)
    University: MA, Washington University in St. Louis (1925)
    University: PhD, Robert Brookings Graduate School of Economics and Government (1927)
    Teacher: Sarah Lawrence College (1932-35)
    Professor: Williams College (1938-43)
    Professor: Brandeis University (1949-)

    The Nation Editor (1936-38)

Author of books:
It Is Later Than You Think (1938)
Ideas Are Weapons: The History & Uses of Ideas (1939)
America as a Civilization (1957)
The Age of Overkill (1962)
Wrestling with the Angel (1990, memoir)
Wounded Titans: American Presidents and the Perils of Power (1996, nonfiction)

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