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James M. Blaut

AKA James Morris Blaut

Born: 20-Oct-1927
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 11-Nov-2000
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Colonizer's Model of the World

Father: Samuel Blaut
Wife: America Sorrentini ("Meca", developmental psychologist, one daughter)
Daughter: Gina

    High School: Elisabeth Irwin High School
    University: BA Geography, University of Chicago (1948)
    University: BS Geography and Economics, University of Chicago (1950)
    University: New School for Social Research (studied 1948-49)
    University: PhD, Louisiana State University
    Teacher: Yale University (1956-61)
    Teacher: University of Puerto Rico (1961-63)
    Scholar: Dir., Caribbean Research Institute, College of the Virgin Islands (1964-66)
    Professor: Clark University (1966-71)
    Professor: University of Illinois at Chicago (1971-2000)

Author of books:
The National Question: Decolonizing The Theory of Nationalism (1987, politics)
The Colonizer's Model of the World: Geographical Diffusionism and Eurocentric History (1993, history)
Eight Eurocentric Historians (2000, history)

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