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Bernadotte Everly Schmitt

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Bernadotte Everly Schmitt (19 May 1886 – 23 March 1969) was an American historian who was professor of Modern European History at the University of Chicago from 1924 to 1946. He is best known for his study of the causes of World War I, in which he emphasized Germany's responsibility and rejected revisionist arguments. Biography Schmitt received his Master of Arts from the University of Oxford and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He was permanently hostile to Germany after his first visit there in 1906. In 1916 he gained notice with England and Germany, 1740–1914. His book The Coming of the War, 1914 (published in 1930) won him the 1930 George Louis Beer Prize of the American Historical Association and the 1931 Pulitzer Prize for History. This work, for which he remains best known, took issue with the equally prominent study of the origins of the First
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