My draft-dodging father proved that in the struggle for survival the fittest are most likely to get killed off.
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|Birth:||12th January, 1931|
Guenther Roth was born in Riedstadt, Germany. He is a German-American sociologist. He is recognized as the leading scholar, translator and editor of the work of Max Weber in the English-speaking world; together with Claus Wittich, he translated and edited the first complete version of Weber's classic Economy and Society in English. As of 2013, he is professor emeritus at Columbia University. He arrived in the United States in 1953 and completed his graduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley. In 1960, he obtained a PhD under Reinhard Bendix. He taught at the University of Washington from 1970 until 1988 and then at Columbia University until his retirement in 1997. He is married to historian Caroline Bynum. He has written several books include: The Social Democrats in Imperial Germany, Scholarship and Partisanship(with Reinhard Bendix), and Max Weber’s Vision of History(with Wolfgang Schluchter).
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