University Professor Emeritus of History


Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University

Field of Specialty

American history, comparative history.
David Hackett Fischer, Historian

Contact Information

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David Hackett Fischer

David Hackett Fischer, Historian


Fischer, David Hackett. ""The Maryland Design"." [Festschrift for Charles Joyner. Ed. Vernon Burton. Columbia, S.C.: University of South carolina Press, 2016. 78-101.

David Preston. "Braddock's Defeat." Braddock's Defeat. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. IV-VII.

Fischer, David Hackett. "Constitutional Traditions in Open Societies: A Comparative Inquiry." New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law 12. September 2014 (2015): 1-40.

Fischer, David Hackett. "Landscapes We Have Lost: Environment and History on Mount Desert Island." Chebacco Spring, 2015 (2015): 1-21?.

Emerson Baker. "Editor's Note." A Storm of Witchcraft. Oxford University Press, 2014. VIII-XV.

Fischer, David Hackett. "For scholarship see below on Intellectual Property.." 2014.

Fischer, David Hackett. Champlain's Dream. Simon and Schuster (USA); Knopf (Canada). A French translation is in progress by Boreal (Paris and Montreal)., 2009.

Fischer, David Hackett. Liberty and Freedom. Oxford: New York, 2005.

Fischer, David Hackett. Washington's Crossing. Oxford University Press, 2004.

Fischer,David H, with James Kelly. Bound Away. University Press of Virginia, 2000.

Fischer,David H. The Great Wave: Price Revolution and the Rythm of History. Oxford University Press, 1996.

Fischer,David H. Paul Revere's Ride. Oxford University Press, 1994.

Fischer,David H. Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America. Oxford University Press, 1989.

Fischer,David H. Growing Old In America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.

Fischer,David H. Historian's Fallacies. New York: Harper & Row, 1970.

Fischer,David H. The Revolution of American Conservatism. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.

Courses Taught

HIST 151b The American Revolution
HIST 152a American History, American Literature
HIST 166b The United States in World War II
HIST 200a Colloquium in American History