Peter Baldwin


  Fields of interest: Comparative history of modern Europe, modern Germany, modern France, Scandinavia, historiography. 

Peter Baldwin received his B.A. from Yale in 1978 and his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1986. He has published The Politics of Social Solidarity: Class Bases of the European Welfare State 1875-1975 (Cambridge University Press, 1990); editor, Reworking the Past: Hitler, the Holocaust and the Historians' Debate (Beacon Press, 1990), Contagion and the State in Europe, 1830-1930 (Cambridge University Press, 1999); Disease and Democracy: The State Faces AIDS in the Developed World (University of California Press and Milbank Foundation, 2005). He is currently working on a comparative history of privacy.



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