Herbert Feis (June 7, 1893 – March 2, 1972) was an American Historian and economist. He was the Economic Advisor for International Affairs to the U.S. Department of State in the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations.
Feis wrote at least 13 published books and won the annual
Pulitzer Prize for History in 1961 for one of them, Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference ( Princeton University Press, 1960). It features the  Potsdam Conference and the origins of the Cold War.
Feis was born in New York City and raised on the
Lower East Side. His parents, Louis Feis and Louise Waterman Feis, were Jewish immigrants from Alsace, France that came to America in the late 1800s. His uncle invented the Waterman stove. He graduated from Harvard University and went on to marry the granddaughter of James Garfield, the 20th president of the US.
He died in
Winter Park, Florida.
Herbert Feis Award
The Herbert Feis Award is awarded annually since 1984 by the
American Historical Association, the pre-eminent professional society of historians, to recognize the recent work of public historians or independent scholars.
The Settlement of Wage Disputes (Macmillan, 1921) – his earliest work in the Library of Congress Catalog 
Europe the World's Banker, 1870–1914 (1930) online free 
The Changing Pattern of International Economic Affairs (1940) 
Seen from E.A.: Three International Episodes (1947) online 
The Spanish Story: Franco and the Nations at War (1948) online 
The Road to Pearl Harbor: The Coming of the War Between the United States and Japan (1950) online 
The China Tangle: The American Effort in China from Pearl Harbor to the Marshall Mission (1953) online 
Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin: The War They Waged and the Peace They Sought (1957) online 
Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference (1960) (Pulitzer Prize) online 
Japan Subdued:The Atomic Bomb and the End of the War in the Pacific' (1961) 
The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II (1966) 
1933: Characters in Crisis (1966) 
From Trust to Terror: The Onset of the Cold War, 1945–1950 (1970)  Dennis Yergler, Herbert Feis, Wilsonian Internationalism, and America's Technological-Democracy (1993) 
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Feis, Herbert (2008-12-13). . The Settlement of Wage Disputes
Feis, Herbert (1930-01-01). . Yale University Press. Europe, the world's banker, 1870-1914: an account of European foreign investment and the connection of world finance with diplomacy before the war
Feis, Herbert (1940-01-01). . Harper & Brothers. The changing pattern of international economic affairs
Feis, Herbert (1947-01-01). . Knopf. Seen from E. A.: Three International Episodes
Herbert Feis (1948-01-01). . Alfred A. Knopf. The Spanish Story
Van Alstyne, Richard W. (1951-01-01). "Review of The Road to Pearl Harbor. The Coming of the War Between the United States and Japan". The Far Eastern Quarterly. 11 (1): 107–109. doi: 10.2307/2048916. JSTOR 2048916.
Feis, Herbert (2015-03-08). . Princeton University Press. China Tangle: The American Effort in China from Pearl Harbor to the Marshall Mission ISBN . 9781400868278
Herbert Feis (1957-01-01). . PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS. Churchill Roosevelt Stalin
Feis, Herbert (1960-01-01). . Princeton University Press. Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference ISBN . 9780691056036
Stein, Harold (1962-01-01). Feis, Herbert (ed.). "The Rationale of Japanese Surrender". World Politics. 15 (1): 138–150. doi: 10.2307/2009572. JSTOR 2009572.
Feis, Herbert (1966-08-01). (2nd Revised ed.). Princeton University Press. The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II ISBN . 9780691056012
Feis, Herbert (1966-01-01). . Little, Brown. 1933: Characters in Crisis
Feis, Herbert (1970-01-01). . Norton. From trust to terror: the onset of the cold war, 1945-1950
Yergler, Dennis (1993-08-01). . P. Lang. Herbert Feis, Wilsonian internationalism, and America's technological-democracy ISBN . 9780820420783