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Michael Kammen

MICHAEL KAMMEN, the Newton C. Farr Professor of American History and Culture at Cornell University, was a president of the Organization of American Historians. He was the author or editor of numerous works, including People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization, which won the Pulitzer Prize for History, and A Machine That Would Go of Itself: The Constitution in American Culture, awarded the Francis Parkman Prize and the Henry Adams Prize. Kammen lectured throughout the world. He died in 2013.


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Mystic Chords of Memory
Written by Michael Kammen
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 1993
$25.00/29.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-74177-0 (0-679-74177-1)

Mystic Chords of Memory

"Illustrated with hundreds of well-chosen anecdotes and minute observations . . . Kammen is a demon researcher who seems to have mined his nuggets from the entire corpus of American cultural history. . . . Insightful and sardonic."—Washington Post Book World

In this groundbreaking, panoramic work of American cultural...

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The Origins of the American Constitution
Edited by Michael Kammen
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | November 1986
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-008744-4 (0-14-008744-3)

The complete story of the American Constitution, told in the words of those who created it.
 
Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Michael Kammen has gathered together the fundamental documents needed to understand the genesis and evolution of the United States Constitution—from the exploratory notions concerning the nature of constitutions in 1776, the... Read more






Visual Shock
Written by Michael Kammen
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2007
$18.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3464-2 (1-4000-3464-7)

In this lively narrative, award-winning author Michael Kammen presents a fascinating analysis of cutting-edge art and artists and their unique ability to both delight and provoke us. He illuminates America’s obsession with public memorials and the changing role of art and museums in our society. From Thomas Eakins’s 1875 masterpiece The... Read more





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