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Fiske, John 1842-1901

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Works: 564 works in 3,386 publications in 9 languages and 48,351 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Essays  Reference works  Folklore  Folk literature  Myths  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Creator, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, Correspondent
Classifications: E175.5, 973.2
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The unseen world : and other essays by John Fiske( )

76 editions published between 1876 and 2018 in English and held by 2,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of essays by John Fiske. This collection includes:, 'The Unseen World', 'The To-Morrow of Death', 'The Jesus of History', 'The Christ of Dogma', 'A Word About Miracles', 'Draper on Science and Religion', 'Nathan the Wise', 'Historical Difficulties', 'The Famine of 1770 in Bengal', 'Spain and the Netherlands', 'Longfellow's Dante', 'Paine's 'St. Peter'', 'A Phillosophy of Art', 'Athenian and American Life.'"--Provided by publisher
The critical period of American history, 1783-1789 by John Fiske( Book )

129 editions published between 1888 and 2020 in English and held by 2,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the political history of the United States from the end of the Revolutionary War to the adoption of the Federal Constitution
The beginnings of New England : or, The Puritan theocracy in its relations to civil and religious liberty by John Fiske( Book )

114 editions published between 1880 and 2020 in English and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bibliographical note": pages [279]-287
The American Revolution by John Fiske( Book )

82 editions published between 1891 and 1970 in English and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers a general history of the American Revolution, from the first grievances of trade to the end of the conflict. Most attention is dedicated to military, political, and revolutionary social proceedings in relation to the war
The Dutch and Quaker colonies in America by John Fiske( Book )

50 editions published between 1889 and 2004 in English and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Virginia and her neighbours by John Fiske( Book )

65 editions published between 1897 and 1925 in English and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of America : with some account of ancient America and the Spanish conquest by John Fiske( Book )

106 editions published between 1892 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains report, plate and data files
Darwinism : and other essays by John Fiske( )

120 editions published between 1879 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I. Darwinism verified -- II. Mr. Mivart on Darwinism -- III. Dr. Bateman on Darwinism -- IV. Dr. Büchner on Darwinism -- V.A crumb for the "modern symposium"--VI. Chauncey Wright -- VII. What is inspiration? -- VIII. Dr. Hammond on the table-tippers -- IX. Mr. Buckle's fallacies -- X. Postscript on Mr. Buckle -- XI. The races of the Danube -- XII. A librarian's work
Appletons' cyclopaedia of American biography by James Grant Wilson( Book )

48 editions published between 1886 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives of citizens of the U.S., some citizens of other countries in North and South America, and a few foreigners closely allied with American history. For other editions, see Title Catalog
The destiny of man viewed in the light of his origin by John Fiske( Book )

107 editions published between 1884 and 2020 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fair copy with very few revisions
Civil government in the United States : considered with some reference to its origins by John Fiske( )

70 editions published between 1890 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New France and New England by John Fiske( Book )

65 editions published between 1898 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American political ideas viewed from the standpoint of universal history : three lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in May, 1880 by John Fiske( )

48 editions published between 1885 and 2019 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines of cosmic philosophy; based on the doctrine of evolution, with criticisms on the positive philosophy by John Fiske( Book )

93 editions published between 1870 and 2020 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This final volume of the series on cosmic philosophy is based on the doctrine of evolution and includes criticisms on the positive philosophy. In the first part of this volume the author discusses the progress of the evolution of society, the genesis of man's intelligence, and the genesis of morality. The second part looks at the question of cosmic philosophy, anthropomorphic theism, cosmic theism, matter and spirit, and religion as adjustment. The author closes this volume with a discussion on the critical attitude of philosophy." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2011 APA, all rights reserved)
Essays, historical, and literary by John Fiske( Book )

30 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and myth-makers: old tales and superstitions interpreted by comparative mythology by John Fiske( Book )

97 editions published between 1873 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through nature to God by John Fiske( Book )

49 editions published between 1899 and 2020 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1: The mystery of evil, 36 p. (MA 145). Part 2: The Cosmic roots of love and self-sacrifice, 38 p. (MA 141); Part 3: The Everlasting reality of religion, 39 p. (MA 146)
Excursions of an evolutionist by John Fiske( Book )

80 editions published between 1883 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian and philosopher John Fiske tried to reconcile orthodox religious beliefs with Darwin's science, both on the lecture platform and in his collections of essays. Excursions of an Evolutionist is one such collection, eloquently written and containing such chapters as, Europe Before the Arrival of Man," The Origins of Protestantism," and Evolution and Religion," as well as a brief memoir of Charles Darwin
Introduction to communication studies by John Fiske( Book )

140 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the second edition of this introductory text John Fiske draws upon the main authorities in the field, from Shannon and Weaver's Communication Theory to Saussure's structural linguistics and Peirce's Semiotics. He examines the two main schools: seeing communication as the encoding, transmission, and decoding of messages; and viewing communication as the generation of meanings. --From publisher's description
The idea of God as affected by modern knowledge by John Fiske( Book )

76 editions published between 1885 and 2020 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1885 work examines the theory of evolution's impact on religion. The author believes there is no conflict between science and religion, and that social conditions trump natural selection. Influenced by the ideas of Herbert Spencer, Fiske's writings were praised by Darwin
 
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The beginnings of New England : or, The Puritan theocracy in its relations to civil and religious libertyThe Dutch and Quaker colonies in AmericaThe destiny of man viewed in the light of his originCivil government in the United States : considered with some reference to its originsNew France and New EnglandOutlines of cosmic philosophy; based on the doctrine of evolution, with criticisms on the positive philosophyMyths and myth-makers: old tales and superstitions interpreted by comparative mythologyThrough nature to God
Alternative Names
Fisk John

Fisk, John 1842-1901

Fisk, ohn 1842-1901

Fiske, John

Fiske, John pseud

Green Edmund Fisk

Green, Edmund Fisk 1842-1901

Green Edmund Fiske

John Fiske Amerikaans historicus (1842-1901)

John Fiske amerikansk filosof och historiker

John Fiske filósofo e historiador americano

John Fiske filozof i historyk amerykański

John Fiske US-amerikanischer Philosoph und Historiker

Джон Фиске

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جون فيسك

フイスク, ジヨン

Languages
English (1,712)

Turkish (4)

Polish (3)

German (2)

Dutch (2)

Slovenian (2)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Spanish (1)