January 10, 2012
Professor Michael Adas presents “The Soldiers' Lament: Misbegotten Wars and the Decline of Global Powers” for the 8th annual Albert Mann Memorial Lecture, on February 14. Adas is the Abraham E. Voorhees Professor of History and Board of Governors' Chair at Rutgers University.“Michael Adas is truly one of the most famous historians in the country,” Professor Tom Taylor, Chair of the History Department. “He is an expert on 19th and 20th century history and a prolific scholar.” Adas is currently working on a Adas’s recent books include Prophets of Rebellion: Millenarian Protest Movements Against the European Colonial Order(UNC Press, 2011); The Burma Delta: Economic Development and Social Change on an Asian Rice Frontier, 1852-1941 (University of Wisconsin Press, 2011); and World Civilizations: The Global Experience, Combined Volume, 6th edition, with Peter N. Stearns, Stuart B. Schwartz, and Marc Jason Gilbert (Prentice Hall, 2010)Free and open to the public, the Mann Memorial Lecture takes place at 7 p.m. on February 14, in Wyckoff Auditorium. The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers 33 undergraduate and 7 advanced degrees.
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