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John Fiske

John FiskeAKA Edmund Fisk Green

Born: 30-Mar-1842
Birthplace: Hartford, CT
Died: 4-Jul-1901
Location of death: East Gloucester, MA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy

Father: Edmund Brewster Green (secretary of Henry Clay, d. 1852 in Panama)
Mother: Mary Fisk Bound
Father: Edwin Wallace Stoughton (stepfather, later Ambassador to Russia)
Wife: Abby Morgan Brooks (m. 1864, six children)
Daughter: Ethel Fisk

    University: Harvard University (1863)
    Law School: Harvard Law School (1865)
    Professor: American History, Washington University in St. Louis

Author of books:
Myths and Myth-Makers (1872)
Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy (1874)
The Unseen World (1876)
Darwinism and Other Essays (1879)
Excursions of an Evolutionist (1884)
American Political Ideas Viewed from the Standpoint of Universal History (1885)
The Critical Period of American History, 17831789 (1888)
The Beginnings of New England (1889)
The American Revolution (1891)
The Discovery of America (1892)
Old Virginia and Her Neighbors (1897)
Through Nature to God (1899)
Dutch and Quaker Colonies in America (1899)
The Mississippi Valley in the Civil War (1901)
New France and New England (1902)
The Historical Writings of John Fiske (1902, works, 12 vols.)
The Miscellaneous Writings of John Fiske (1902, works, 12 vols.)



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