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George Bancroft

Historian, Government (3-Oct-1800 — 17-Jan-1891)


Lilian Handlin. George Bancroft: The Intellectual as Democrat. New York: Harper and Row. 1984. 415pp.

Russel Blaine Nye. George Bancroft: Brahmin Rebel. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1944. 330pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.58)

  6. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.34)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.99)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.60)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.38)

  10. American Authors 1600-1900 (pp.50-52)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.52)

  12. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.23)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.37)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.45)

  15. Notable U.S. Ambassadors Since 1775 (pp.13-19)

  16. Biographical Directory of the United States Executive Branch, 1774-1971 (p.15)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.109)

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