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Arthur Goldhammer (born November 17, 1946) is an American academic and translator.

Early lifeEdit

Goldhammer studied mathematics at MIT, gaining his PhD in 1973.

CareerEdit

Since 1977 he has worked as a translator.[1] He is based at the Center for European Studies at Harvard.[2]

Goldhammer is a four-time winner of the French-American Foundation translation prize,[3] including for his translations of Alexis de Tocqueville's The Ancien Régime and the French Revolution and Democracy in America.[4]

Goldhammer's translation of Thomas Picketty's book Capital in the Twenty-First Century became a New York Times best-seller.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Goldhammer lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[3]

Works translatedEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Curriculum Vitae
  2. ^ Arthur Goldhammer
  3. ^ a b c Gura, David (May 15, 2014). "Meet Thomas Piketty's translator". Marketplace. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  4. ^ "Past winners". French-American Foundation. Retrieved 2018-03-05.

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