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Smyrna, Del. (Delaware, United States) (search for this): entry fiske-john
Fiske, John 1842- Historian; born in Hartford, Conn., March 31, 1842; graduated at Harvard in 1863 and at its Law School in 1865, but never practised; has since been identified with that institution as instructor, lecturer, assistant librarian, and overseer. He has also been Professor of American History in Washington University, St. Louis, and is a wellknown lecturer on historical themes. He was the son of Edmund Brewster Green, of Smyrna, Del., and Mary Fiske Bound, of Middletown, Conn. In 1852 John Fiske. his father died and three years later his mother married Edwin W. Stoughton, of New York. The same year the boy, whose name was Edmund Fiske Green, assumed the name of John Fiske, which was that of his maternal grandfather. Professor Fiske's works fall under two heads: philosophical, including the Cosmic Philosophy; Idea of God, etc.; and historical, including The critical period of American history; Civil government in the United States; The War of Independence; The Am
Glocester (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): entry fiske-john
Green, of Smyrna, Del., and Mary Fiske Bound, of Middletown, Conn. In 1852 John Fiske. his father died and three years later his mother married Edwin W. Stoughton, of New York. The same year the boy, whose name was Edmund Fiske Green, assumed the name of John Fiske, which was that of his maternal grandfather. Professor Fiske's works fall under two heads: philosophical, including the Cosmic Philosophy; Idea of God, etc.; and historical, including The critical period of American history; Civil government in the United States; The War of Independence; The American Revolution; The beginnings of New England; The discovery of America; Old Virginia and her natives. His three essays, The federal Union (q. v.); The town-meeting; and Manifest destiny, were published in one volume under the title of American political ideas from the stand-point of universal history. With James Grant Wilson he edited Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American biography. He died at Gloucester, Mass., July 4, 1901.
Hartford (Connecticut, United States) (search for this): entry fiske-john
Fiske, John 1842- Historian; born in Hartford, Conn., March 31, 1842; graduated at Harvard in 1863 and at its Law School in 1865, but never practised; has since been identified with that institution as instructor, lecturer, assistant librarian, and overseer. He has also been Professor of American History in Washington University, St. Louis, and is a wellknown lecturer on historical themes. He was the son of Edmund Brewster Green, of Smyrna, Del., and Mary Fiske Bound, of Middletown, Conn. In 1852 John Fiske. his father died and three years later his mother married Edwin W. Stoughton, of New York. The same year the boy, whose name was Edmund Fiske Green, assumed the name of John Fiske, which was that of his maternal grandfather. Professor Fiske's works fall under two heads: philosophical, including the Cosmic Philosophy; Idea of God, etc.; and historical, including The critical period of American history; Civil government in the United States; The War of Independence; The A
United States (United States) (search for this): entry fiske-john
was that of his maternal grandfather. Professor Fiske's works fall under two heads: philosophical, including the Cosmic Philosophy; Idea of God, etc.; and historical, including The critical period of American history; Civil government in the United States; The War of Independence; The American Revolution; The beginnings of New England; The discovery of America; Old Virginia and her natives. His three essays, The federal Union (q. v.); The town-meeting; and Manifest destiny, were published in l government in the United States; The War of Independence; The American Revolution; The beginnings of New England; The discovery of America; Old Virginia and her natives. His three essays, The federal Union (q. v.); The town-meeting; and Manifest destiny, were published in one volume under the title of American political ideas from the stand-point of universal history. With James Grant Wilson he edited Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American biography. He died at Gloucester, Mass., July 4, 1901.
Middletown (Connecticut, United States) (search for this): entry fiske-john
Fiske, John 1842- Historian; born in Hartford, Conn., March 31, 1842; graduated at Harvard in 1863 and at its Law School in 1865, but never practised; has since been identified with that institution as instructor, lecturer, assistant librarian, and overseer. He has also been Professor of American History in Washington University, St. Louis, and is a wellknown lecturer on historical themes. He was the son of Edmund Brewster Green, of Smyrna, Del., and Mary Fiske Bound, of Middletown, Conn. In 1852 John Fiske. his father died and three years later his mother married Edwin W. Stoughton, of New York. The same year the boy, whose name was Edmund Fiske Green, assumed the name of John Fiske, which was that of his maternal grandfather. Professor Fiske's works fall under two heads: philosophical, including the Cosmic Philosophy; Idea of God, etc.; and historical, including The critical period of American history; Civil government in the United States; The War of Independence; The A
New England (United States) (search for this): entry fiske-john
Green, of Smyrna, Del., and Mary Fiske Bound, of Middletown, Conn. In 1852 John Fiske. his father died and three years later his mother married Edwin W. Stoughton, of New York. The same year the boy, whose name was Edmund Fiske Green, assumed the name of John Fiske, which was that of his maternal grandfather. Professor Fiske's works fall under two heads: philosophical, including the Cosmic Philosophy; Idea of God, etc.; and historical, including The critical period of American history; Civil government in the United States; The War of Independence; The American Revolution; The beginnings of New England; The discovery of America; Old Virginia and her natives. His three essays, The federal Union (q. v.); The town-meeting; and Manifest destiny, were published in one volume under the title of American political ideas from the stand-point of universal history. With James Grant Wilson he edited Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American biography. He died at Gloucester, Mass., July 4, 1901.
Edwin Wallace Stoughton (search for this): entry fiske-john
rvard in 1863 and at its Law School in 1865, but never practised; has since been identified with that institution as instructor, lecturer, assistant librarian, and overseer. He has also been Professor of American History in Washington University, St. Louis, and is a wellknown lecturer on historical themes. He was the son of Edmund Brewster Green, of Smyrna, Del., and Mary Fiske Bound, of Middletown, Conn. In 1852 John Fiske. his father died and three years later his mother married Edwin W. Stoughton, of New York. The same year the boy, whose name was Edmund Fiske Green, assumed the name of John Fiske, which was that of his maternal grandfather. Professor Fiske's works fall under two heads: philosophical, including the Cosmic Philosophy; Idea of God, etc.; and historical, including The critical period of American history; Civil government in the United States; The War of Independence; The American Revolution; The beginnings of New England; The discovery of America; Old Virginia a
Edmund Brewster Green (search for this): entry fiske-john
Fiske, John 1842- Historian; born in Hartford, Conn., March 31, 1842; graduated at Harvard in 1863 and at its Law School in 1865, but never practised; has since been identified with that institution as instructor, lecturer, assistant librarian, and overseer. He has also been Professor of American History in Washington University, St. Louis, and is a wellknown lecturer on historical themes. He was the son of Edmund Brewster Green, of Smyrna, Del., and Mary Fiske Bound, of Middletown, Conn. In 1852 John Fiske. his father died and three years later his mother married Edwin W. Stoughton, of New York. The same year the boy, whose name was Edmund Fiske Green, assumed the name of John Fiske, which was that of his maternal grandfather. Professor Fiske's works fall under two heads: philosophical, including the Cosmic Philosophy; Idea of God, etc.; and historical, including The critical period of American history; Civil government in the United States; The War of Independence; The A
Edmund Fiske Green (search for this): entry fiske-john
nce been identified with that institution as instructor, lecturer, assistant librarian, and overseer. He has also been Professor of American History in Washington University, St. Louis, and is a wellknown lecturer on historical themes. He was the son of Edmund Brewster Green, of Smyrna, Del., and Mary Fiske Bound, of Middletown, Conn. In 1852 John Fiske. his father died and three years later his mother married Edwin W. Stoughton, of New York. The same year the boy, whose name was Edmund Fiske Green, assumed the name of John Fiske, which was that of his maternal grandfather. Professor Fiske's works fall under two heads: philosophical, including the Cosmic Philosophy; Idea of God, etc.; and historical, including The critical period of American history; Civil government in the United States; The War of Independence; The American Revolution; The beginnings of New England; The discovery of America; Old Virginia and her natives. His three essays, The federal Union (q. v.); The town-m
Cosmic Philosophy (search for this): entry fiske-john
ity, St. Louis, and is a wellknown lecturer on historical themes. He was the son of Edmund Brewster Green, of Smyrna, Del., and Mary Fiske Bound, of Middletown, Conn. In 1852 John Fiske. his father died and three years later his mother married Edwin W. Stoughton, of New York. The same year the boy, whose name was Edmund Fiske Green, assumed the name of John Fiske, which was that of his maternal grandfather. Professor Fiske's works fall under two heads: philosophical, including the Cosmic Philosophy; Idea of God, etc.; and historical, including The critical period of American history; Civil government in the United States; The War of Independence; The American Revolution; The beginnings of New England; The discovery of America; Old Virginia and her natives. His three essays, The federal Union (q. v.); The town-meeting; and Manifest destiny, were published in one volume under the title of American political ideas from the stand-point of universal history. With James Grant Wilson
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