William Hickling Prescott

Paperback | November 1, 2003

byHarry Thurston Peck

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William Hickling Prescott (1796-1859) was the first American to win international acclaim as an historian. Prescott has stood the test of time and is as fascinating to read today as he must have been 100 years ago. This biography was originally published in 1905 and contains the following chapters: The New England Historians Early Years The Choice of a Career Success In Mid Career The Last Ten Years "Ferdinand and Isabella" - Prescott's Style "The Conquest of Mexico" as Literature and as History "The Conquest of Peru" - "Philip II" Prescott's Rank as an Historian Index

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 1, 2003Publisher:University Press of the PacificLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1410209385

ISBN - 13:9781410209382

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