Robert Darnton
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Robert Darnton

Robert Darnton is an American cultural historian and academic librarian who specializes in 18th-century France. Wikipedia*

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Robert Darnton has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Speech as a President for the American Historical Association. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2003 with an average of 1,189 views per program as a Professor for the History Department of the Princeton University.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2007 - Present Director, University Library, Harvard University Videos: 2

Previously

Professor, History Department, Princeton University c. January 1, 1972 - c. January 1, 2008 Videos: 1 President, American Historical Association c. January 8, 1999 - c. December 31, 1999 Videos: 1 Director, Center for the Study of Books and Media, Princeton University c. January 1, 2002 - c. January 1, 2007 Videos: 0

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  • Future of Reading

    Future of Reading

    Panelists talked about the future of reading and child literacy. Among the topics they addressed were the use of digital…

  • <em>The Case for Books</em>

    The Case for Books

    Robert Darnton, director of the Harvard University Library, recounted the creation of the bound book or codex and presented…

  • <em>George Washington's False Teeth</em>

    George Washington's False Teeth

    Mr. Darnton talked about his book, George Washington’s False Teeth: An Unconventional Guide to the Eighteenth Century,…

  • National Book Awards Ceremony

    National Book Awards Ceremony

    Fourteen awards were given to authors for their writings in various historical categories.

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