In Memoriam: Fredric L. Cheyette

Amherst College notes the passing of Fredric L. Cheyette, professor of history, emeritus, on April 14, 2015. Professor Cheyette joined the faculty of the Department of History in 1963 and retired in 2005.

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A newspaper obituary with more information is available here.

Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America

By Cullen Murphy ’74. Boston: Houghton Mifflin,
Are We Rome?
2007. 262 pp. $24 hardcover.Reviewed by Fredric L. Cheyette