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Who is Alan Trachtenberg?
Alan Trachtenberg is Neil Gray, Jr. Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies at Yale University. He received his Ph.D. in American Studies at the University of Minnesota. He is the husband of Betty Trachtenberg, former Dean of Students at Yale University, and father to Zev Trachtenberg, Elissa Trachtenberg and Julie Trachtenberg. He enjoys swimming, canoeing, and photography.
- born on (83 years ago) in Philadelphia
- nationality: United States of America
- education: PhD (American studies) at University of Minnesota
- profession: Historian
- written works: "Brooklyn Bridge", "Young America", "Lincoln's Smile and Other Enigmas", "American Daguerreotypes", "Distinctly American", "The incorporation of America", "The Tumultuous Fifties", "Shades of Hiawatha", "Reading American Photographs", "Dream Street", "Mike Disfarmer", "AnteBellum Society", "The city: American experience", "Man & city in America", "Democratic vistas: 1860-1880"
- award: - Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada (American Literature)
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A Dictionary and Chronology by James S. Olson, Abraham O. Mendoza
Reference Alan Trachtenberg, The Incorporation of America: Culture and Society in the Gilded Age, 2007. INSTALLMENT BUYING Throughout much of the nineteenth century, banks permitted farmers to purchase land over periods of time, ...
by Leonard C. Schlup, James Gilbert Ryan
Further Reading: John Augustus Roebling, Long and Short Span Railway Bridges, 1869; Alan Trachtenberg, Brooklyn Bridge: Fact and ...
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