Princeton University Press publishes 1970s book by Borstelmann


Princeton University Press has published "The 1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality" by Thomas "Tim" Borstelmann, the E.N. and Katherine Thompson Professor of Modern World History at UNL.

This new, prominent interpretation of the 1970s illuminates the combination of social egalitarianism and free-market principles that have shaped American and world history ever since.

Borstelmann came to UNL from Cornell University, where he taught in the history department for 12 years. His primary research and teaching interests are in 20th-century U.S. and world history, including U.S. foreign relations. At UNL, he has taught a range of history classes, in addition to seminars for the university's honors program that have included "America and the World," "Challenges of Globalization" and "The U.S. in the 1960s."