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H.W. Brands

H.W. Brands

Keynote Speaker: Educator, Author & Historian

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H.W. Brands Biography

Henry William Brands was born in Oregon, went to college in California, sold cutlery across the American West and earned graduate degrees in mathematics and history in Oregon and Texas.

He taught at Vanderbilt University and Texas A&M University before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin, where he holds the Jack S. Blanton Sr. Chair in History.

He writes on American history and politics, with books including "The Last Campaign," "Our First Civil War," and "The Zealot and the Emancipator". Several of his books have been bestsellers and both "Traitor to His Class" and "The First American" were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.

Brands lectures frequently on historical and current events, and can be seen and heard on national and international television and radio. He publishes history-themed poetry on Twitter and “A User’s Guide to History” on Substack.

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H.W. Brands Speaking Topics

The Zealot and the Emancipator:

John Brown, Abraham Lincoln and the Struggle for American Freedom

H.W. Brands Videos

H.W. Brands, "Heirs of the Founders"
H.W. Brands | The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun & Daniel Webster
H.W. Brands: "The Golden Age of the Senate"

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How much does it cost to book H.W. Brands for a speaking engagement?

Speaking fees for H.W. Brands, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book H.W. Brands are $20,000 - $30,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire H.W. Brands, click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.

What topics does H.W. Brands speak about?

H.W. Brands is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Authors, Professors, Political, Education, History, Big Think and College.

Where does H.W. Brands travel from?

H.W. Brands generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

Who is the agent for H.W. Brands?

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H.W. Brands is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Professors and Political. The estimated speaking fee range to book H.W. Brands for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. H.W. Brands generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Juan Williams, Carl Bernstein and Tania Israel. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling H.W. Brands for an upcoming event.

H.W. Brands Speaking Topics

  • The Zealot and the Emancipator:

    John Brown, Abraham Lincoln and the Struggle for American Freedom

H.W. Brands Videos

H.W. Brands, "Heirs of the Founders"
H.W. Brands | The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun & Daniel Webster
H.W. Brands: "The Golden Age of the Senate"
Harrington Conference: Keynote Remarks by H.W. Brands

H.W. Brands Reviews

  • Miami University - Sep 11 2023

  • Everything was handled very well. Thank you especially to Edie for her assistance in everything for our event.
    York County History Centre - Nov 18 2019

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