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Walter LaFeber

AKA Walter Frederick LaFeber

Born: 30-Aug-1933
Birthplace: Walkerton, IN
Died: 9-Mar-2021
Location of death: Ithaca, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The New Empire

Father: Ralph Nichols LaFeber
Mother: Helen Lidecker
Wife: Sandra Gould (m. 11-Sep-1955, one son, one daughter)
Son: Scott Nichols
Daughter: Suzanne Margaret Kahl

    University: AB, Hanover College (1955)
    University: MA, Stanford University (1956)
    University: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1959)
    Professor: Cornell University

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations President
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
The New Empire: An Interpretation of American Expansion, 1860-1898 (1963, history)
America, Russia, and the Cold War, 1945-1975 (1967, international affairs)
Origins of the Cold War, 1941-47 (1971, international affairs)
Creation of the American Empire: U.S. Diplomatic History (1973, international affairs)
The American Century: A History of the United States Since the 1890s (1975, history)
The Panama Canal: The Crisis in Historical Perspective (1978, history)
American Age: United States Foreign Policy at Home and Abroad Since 1750 (1989, international affairs)
Inevitable Revolutions: The United States in Central America (1993, international affairs)
New Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations (1993, international affairs)
The Clash: U.S.-Japanese Relations Throughout History (1997, international affairs)
Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism (1999, international affairs)
The Deadly Bet: LBJ, Vietnam, and the 1968 Election (2005, politics)

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