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Anthony Grafton

Anthony Grafton  studied history, classics and history of science at the University of Chicago and University College London, where he worked with Arnaldo Momigliano. In 1974-75 he taught history at Cornell University; since 1975 he has taught at Princeton University. He specializes in the history of scholarship and historiography and the history of reading. Grafton's books include Joseph Scaliger: A Study in the History of Classical Scholarship (Oxford, 1983-93); Defenders of the Text (Harvard, 1991); The Footnote: A Curious History (Harvard, 1997); (with Megan Williams) Christianity and the Transformation of the Book (Harvard, 2006); (with Glenn Most and Salvatore Settis) The Classical Tradition (Harvard, 2010); and (with Joanna Weinberg) "I Have Always Loved the Holy Tongue": Isaac Casaubon, the Jews, and A Forgotten Chapter in Renaissance Scholarship (Harvard, 2011). He is currently writing a history of the study of early Christianity in early modern Europe.


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