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In Depth: Larry Schweikart

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Larry Schweikart is the author or co-author of eight popular non-fiction books:

A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror (2004); America's Victories: Why the U.S. Wins Wars and Will Win the War on Terror (2006); 48 Liberal Lies About American History: (That You Probably Learned in School) (2008); Seven Events That Made America America: And Proved That the Founding Fathers Were Right All Along (2010); American Entrepreneur: The Fascinating Stories of the People Who Defined Business in the United States (2010); What Would the Founders Say?: A Patriot’s Answers to America’s Most Pressing Problems (2011); The Patriot’s History Reader: Essential Documents for Every American (2011); and A Patriot’s History of the Modern World: From America’s Exceptional Ascent to the Atomic Bomb: 1898-1945 (2012).

Mr. Schweikart is the author or co-author of the textbook The Entrepreneurial Adventure: A History of Business in the United States (1999), the reference book The American West (2003) and five scholarly books on banking:

History of Banking in Arizona (1982); Trident (1984); Banking in the American South from the Age of Jackson to Reconstruction (1987); Banking in the American West from Gold Rush to Deregulation (1991); and Making Change: South Carolina Banking in the Twentieth Century (1990).

He is also the editor of eight books:

Banking in the West: A Collection of Essays (1984); Encyclopedia of American Business History, “Banking and Finance, to 1913″ (1990); Encyclopedia of American Business History, “Banking and Finance 1913-1989″ (1990); California Bankers (1994); The National Aerospace Plane and The Quest for an Orbital Jet, vol. 3, The Hypersonic Revolution (1998); Western Civilization (1998); Technology and the Culture of War (1998); and "Voices of UD:” Historical Interpretations of the University of Dayton (1999).


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Larry Schweikart

Larry Schweikart is a history professor at the University of Dayton and the author, co-author or editor of more than 20 books.  For more information, visit

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