Abbott, John Stevens Cabot

(1805-1877)
   Historian, etc., b. Brunswick, Maine, and ed. at Bowdoin Coll. He studied theology and became a minister of the Congregational Church at various places in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Owing to the success of a little work, The Mother at Home, he devoted himself, from 1844 onwards, to literature, and especially to historical writing. Among his principal works, which were very popular, are: History of Napoleon Bonaparte (1852-55), History of the Civil War in America (1863-66), and History of Frederick the Great (1871).

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  • Jacob Abbott — (* 14. November 1803 in Hallowell (Maine); † 31. Oktober 1879 in Farmington, Maine) war ein US amerikanischer Jugendschriftsteller und Pädagoge. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Literarisches Werk 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jakob Abbott — Jacob Abbott (* 14. November 1803 in Hallowell (Maine); † 31. Oktober 1879 in Farmington (Maine)) war ein US amerikanischer Jugendschriftsteller und Pädagoge. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Literarisches Werk 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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