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William H. McNeill (historian)
|William H. McNeill|
Holding first copies of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History on his 87th birthday
|Born||October 31, 1917|
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Died||July 8, 2016 (aged 98)|
Torrington, Connecticut, United States
|Institutions||University of Chicago|
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
|Doctoral advisor||Carl L. Becker|
|Notable awards||National Book Award|
National Humanities Medal
William Hardy McNeill (October 31, 1917 – July 8, 2016) was a Canadian-American world historian and author. He was known for his writings on Western civilization. He was Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Chicago where he had taught since 1947.
- The Associated Press (13 December 1996). "U.S. Historian, William McNeill, Wins the Erasmus Prize". New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/1996/12/13/arts/us-historian-william-mcneill-wins-the-erasmus-prize.html. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
- McNeill, William H. (March 1979), "Historical Patterns of Migration", Current Anthropology 20 (1): 95–102, , , . (Biographical details from bottom of page 95.)