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William H. McNeill
Holding first copies of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History on his 87th birthday
|Died||July 8, 2016
|Education||University of Chicago|
|Alma mater||Cornell University|
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Darbishire (m. 1946–2006)|
|Awards||National Book Award
National Humanities Medal
|Institutions||University of Chicago|
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.
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