Berenson, Edward

Catherin Johnson

Edward Berenson has been a professor of history for thirty years, first at the UCLA and now at NYU, where he is also Director of the Institute of French Studies.  Besides The Statue of Liberty and Heroes of Empire, featured on Rorotoko, Berenson is the author or editor of Populist Religion and Left-wing Politics in France, The Trial of Madame Caillaux, Constructing Charisma (with Eva Giloi), and The French Republic: History, Values, Debates (with Vincent Duclert and Christophe Prochasson).

On Rorotoko:

On his book Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa
(Our Cover Feature of December 12, 2010)

On his book The Statue of Liberty: A Transatlantic Story
(Our Cover Feature of May 06, 2012)