Samuel Huntington Dies

Samuel Huntington, political scientist and Harvard professor, died on Wednesday. He taught at Harvard for 58 years and was the author, co-author, or editor of 17 books and 90 scholarly articles. His intellectual breadth was truly amazing. Read more about his personal and intellectual life on Harvard’s website.

2 Responses to Samuel Huntington Dies

  1. Sebastian December 28, 2008 at 9:22 pm #

    maybe the author of the most famous first line in any polisci book? (i.e. “The most important political distinction among countries concerns not their form of government but their degree of government.”)

    (btw. link to harvard site is broken)

  2. LFC December 29, 2008 at 10:18 am #

    You’re welcome to use the link at my blog:
    http://howlatpluto.blogspot.com/2008/12/samuel-p-huntington-1927-2008.html