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Emily Hahn

Emily Hahn, American author.

Background

  • Hahn, Emily was born on January 14, 1905 in St. Louis. Daughter of Isaac Newton and Hannah (Schoen) Hahn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1926. Postgrad., Columbia University, 1929. Postgrad., Oxford University, 1935.

    Career

    • Mining engineer Deko Oil Corporation, St. Louis, 1926. Courier Santa Fe, 1927-1928. Instructor geology Hunter College, New York City, 1929-1930.

      With Red Cross in, Belgian Congo, 1930-1931. Instructor English, writing Customs College, Shanghai, China, 1935-1938, Chungking, China, 1940. Instructor Customs University, Hong Kong, 1941.

    Works

    • Love Conquers Nothing: A Glandular History of Civilization (Biography index reprint series)
    • In a highly original and entertaining treatise on the true causes and effects of such highly publicized "romances" as those of Cleopatra with Caesar and Antony, of Henry VIII and his harem, and many others, Emily Hahn offers solid fact combined with colorful supposition to prove that "Love seldom conquers anything; it only makes a mess of arrangements once in a while and for a little time.
    • Love Conquers Nothing: A New Look at Old Romance
    • In a highly original and entertaining treatise on the true causes and effects of such highly publicized "romances" as those of Cleopatra with Caesar and Antony, of Henry VIII and his harem, she offers solid fact combined with colorful supposition to prove that love seldom conquers anything: it only makes a mess of arrangements once ia a while and for a little time.

    Connections

    • Married Charles R. Boxer, November 28, 1945. Children: Carola, Amanda.
    • father: Isaac Newton Hahn
    • mother: Hannah (Schoen) Hahn
    • spouse: Charles R. Boxer
    • children: Carola Hahn
    • Amanda Hahn
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    Born January 14, 1905
    Nationality
    • 1926
      University Wisconsin
    • 1929
      Columbia University
    • 1935
      Oxford University
    • 1926
      Mining engineer, Deko Oil Company
    • 1927 - 1928
      courier Santa Fe
    • 1929 - 1930
      instructor, geology Hunter College
    • 1930 - 1931
      with Red Cross in
    • 1935 - 1938
      instructor, English
      Shanghai, China, China
    • 1940
      instructor, English
      China
    • 1941
      instructor, Customs University
      Hong Kong
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