Philip Gavin

Philip Gavin

Founder at The History Place

Location:
P.O. Box 692740, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
HQ Phone:
(857) 526-0612

General Information

Education

Bachelor of Arts degree  - Northeastern University

Master of Science degree  - Boston University

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The site was founded and is owned and published by Philip Gavin, who has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northeastern University and a Master of Science degree from Boston University.
Except where noted, the articles and text appearing throughout The History Place Web site were written by Mr. Gavin. The History Place is advertiser supported, although Mr. Gavin has chosen to keep over fifty percent of the Web site commercial free. Mr. Gavin established The History Place on July 4, 1996, utilizing the wonderful technology of the newly emerging World Wide Web to communicate the history of humanity to a global audience. The History Place contains many examples of man's inhumanity to man as well as notable examples of humans rising to the occasion to fight tyranny and preserve freedom, and overall, reaffirms, in the words of the American Declaration of Independence, that all human beings have "certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness." Books authored by Philip Gavin: World War II in Europe by Philip Gavin World War II in Europe Lucent Books, 2004 - From military maneuvers to mass murder, history's most lethal conflict is thoroughly explained, including the actions of the instigator, Adolf Hitler. The Fall of Vietnam by Philip Gavin The Fall of Vietnam Lucent Books, 2003 - While most books about the Vietnam War focus on the American experience and conclude with South Vietnam's collapse in 1975, The Fall of Vietnam tells a more complete story. Postwar Vietnam is also fully examined, including the Communist takeover of power, Boat People exodus and invasion of Cambodia. Books featuring Philip Gavin: Doing Ethics: Moral Reasoning and Contemporary Issues by Lewis Vaughn, WW Norton, 2007 - (includes an article on ethnic cleansing in Boznia-Herzegovina by Philip Gavin). John McCain, Random House, 2005 - (includes a timeline of the Vietnam War by Philip Gavin). Genocide (anthology) Greenhaven Press, 2001 - (includes an article on ethnic cleansing in Boznia-Herzegovina by Philip Gavin).

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The Defeat of Hitler was written by Philip Gavin, founder and publisher of The History Place (Historyplace.com).
The accompanying photo displays and captions were also created by Mr. Gavin. The Defeat of Hitler was first posted on The History Place Web site on January 15, 2010. Published works by Mr. Gavin (Bachelor of Arts: Northeastern University; Master of Science: Boston University) include World War II in Europe (Lucent Books, 2004), and The Fall of Vietnam (Lucent Books, 2003). Mr. Gavin has also written The Rise of Adolf Hitler and the Triumph of Hitler which appear elsewhere on this Web site.

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The Irish Potato Famine was written by Philip Gavin (BA - Northeastern University, MS - Boston University) founder and publisher of The History Place, and was first posted on The History Place Web site on June 12, 2000.
Mr. Gavin has also written the popular history The Rise of Adolf Hitler which appears elsewhere on this Web site.

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