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Full Name: Charles Van Doren
Biography:
(1926-2019) Author. Charles Van Doren was born in Manhattan, New York, and died in Canaan, Connecticut.
Author's Timeline:
1926 New York County
Charles Lincoln Van Doren was born in Manhattan, New York, on February 12, 1926. 
1949 New York County
Mr. Van Doren received a master's degree in mathematics from Columbia University in 1949. 
1959 New York County
Mr. Van Doren taught English at Columbia University and received a doctorate in literature in 1959. 
2019 (Unknown) County
Charles Van Doren died at Geer Village, a retirement community, near his home in Cornwall, Connecticut, on April 9, 2019. 
1985 (Unknown) County
The Joy of Reading
(Pub: Harmony ISBN: 0517555808 / 978-0517555804)
Nonfiction. 
1991 (Unknown) County
A History of Knowledge
(Pub: Citadel ISBN: 1559720379 / 978-1559720373)
Nonfiction. 
2013 (Unknown) County
The Lion of Cortona: A Novel of the Middle Ages (three volumes)
(Pub: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform ISBN: 9781484989647)
Novel. 
1984 (Unknown) County
Webster's American Biographies
(Pub: Merriam Webster ISBN: 9780877792536)
Biography, co-edited with Robert McHenry. 
1980 (Unknown) County
Shakespeare: Reading and Talking
(Pub: Spring Hill Center ISBN: 0932676200 / 978-0932676207)
Nonfiction. 
1977 (Unknown) County
Great Treasury of Western Thought
(Pub: Libraries Unlimited ISBN: 0835208338 / 9780835208338)
Nonfiction co-edited with Mortimer J. Adler. 
1969 (Unknown) County
The Negro in American History Volume 1 Black Americans 1928-1968
(Pub: Enclyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation ISBN: )
Nonfiction co-edited with Mortimer J. Adler. 
1969 (Unknown) County
The Negro in American History I. Black Americans 1928-1968; II. A Taste of Freed
(Pub: Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corp. ISBN: )
Nonfiction co-edited with Mortimer J. Adler. 
1969 (Unknown) County
The Negro In American History, Volume III. Slaves and Masters 1567-1854
(Pub: Enclyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation ISBN: )
Nonfiction co-edited with Mortimer J. Adler.  
1967 (Unknown) County
The Idea of Progress
(Pub: F. A. Praeger ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
? New York County
Mr. Van Doren attended the City and Country School and was a graduate of the High School of Music and Art in Manhattan, New York. 

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