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Robert A. Rosenstone, for half a century a professor at the California Institute of Technology, has written works of history, biography, criticism, and fiction. His historical writings include Crusade of the Left: The Lincoln Battalion in the Spanish Civil War (1969), Romantic Revolutionary: A Biography of John Reed (1975), and Mirror in the Shrine (1988), while his books on the media include Visions of the Past (1995) and History on Film / Film on History (2006), and two edited collections, Revisioning History (1995) and A Blackwell Companion to Historical Film (2013). His fiction includes a book of stories, The Man Who Swam into History (2002), and two novels, King of Odessa (2003), based on the life of Russian writer, Isaac Babel, and Red Star, Crescent Moon (2010). Rosenstone has worked as a consultant on several documentaries and feature films, including the Academy Award-winning Reds (1982). He has served on the editorial boards of the American Historical Review and Reviews in American History, and is a founding editor of Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice. He has spent time as a visiting faculty member at the following universities: Oxford, St. Andrews, Manchester, Barcelona, the European University Institute (Florence), Kyushu University (Japan) and Tolima University (Colombia), and has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (4), Fulbright Commission (3 – Japan, Spain, Italy), The East-West Center (Honolulu), and the Getty Research Institute. His most recent work, a memoire entitled Adventures of a Postmodern Historian, was published by Bloomsbury in September, 2016.