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Ridpath, John Clark 1840-1900

Overview
Works: 306 works in 1,049 publications in 2 languages and 9,078 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Compiler
Classifications: PE1625, 423
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A popular history of the United States of America, from the aboriginal times to the present day. Embracing an account of the aborigines; the Norsemen in the New world; the discoveries by the Spaniards, English, and French; the planting of settlements; the growth of the colonies; the struggle for liberty in the revolution; the establishment of the Union; the development of the nation; and the civil war by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

80 editions published between 1876 and 2010 in English and German and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is intended for the average American; for the man of business who has neither time nor disposition to plod through ten or twenty volumes of elaborate historical dissertation; for the practical man of the shop, the counter, and the plow. The work is dedicated ot the household and the library of the poor. It is inscribed to the father, the mother, the son, and daughter of the American family. If father, mother, son, and daughter shall love their country better--if they shall understand more clearly and appreciate more fully the founding, progress, and growth of liberty in the New World--the author will be abundantly repaid"--Preface
Life and work of James G. Blaine by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

41 editions published between 1893 and 2011 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography, chiefly political and historical, of James Gillespie Blaine (1830-1893). He was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, and married Harriet Stanwood in 1851, subsequently changing his permanent location to Augusta, Maine (her home state). Blaine served in Congress before and after the Civil War, coming to be the Speaker of the House. He later served in the Senate, and was twice Secretary of State. He sought the Republican presidential nomination various times, received it once, and was defeated
Memorable addresses by American patriots by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

10 editions published between 1919 and 2001 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Story of South Africa : an account of the historical transformation of the dark continent by the European powers and the culminating contest between Great Britain and the South African Republic in the Transvaal War by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

53 editions published between 1899 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the United States : from aboriginal times to Taft's administration by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

6 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of my life; an account of what I have thought and said and done in my ministry of more than fifty-three years in Christian lands and among the heathen by William Taylor( Book )

10 editions published between 1895 and 1896 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the United States : prepared especially for schools : on a new and comprehensive plan, embracing the features of Lyman's historical chart by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

39 editions published between 1874 and 2010 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyclopædia of universal history : being an account of the principal events in the career of the human race, from the beginning of civilization to the present time by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

13 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webster's New international dictionary of the English language by Noah Webster( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outside consultanst. Explanatory chart. Explanatory notes. Divisions in boldface entry words. Spelling. Plural. Capitalization. Italicization. The writing of compounds. Merrian-webster pronunciation symbols. Guide to pronunciation. Dividions in respelled pronunciations. Punctation. Forms. of address. Abbbreviations used in this dictionary. Special symbols. Addenda
Beyond the Sierras; a tour of sixty days through the valleys of California by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

3 editions published between 1888 and 1963 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ridpath's account of his journey appears in an 1888 report of the American Horticultural Society."
The new complete history of the United States of America by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

13 editions published between 1904 and 1920 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ridpath library of universal literature ... a biographical and bibliographical summary of the world's most eminent authors, including the choicest extracts and masterpieces from their writings, comprising the best features of many celebrated compilations, notably the Guernsey collection, the De Puy collection, the Ridpath collection, all carefully rev. and arranged by a corps of the most capable scholars by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

15 editions published between 1889 and 1912 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical and bibliographical summary of the World's most eminent authors, including the choicest extracts and masterpieces from their writings, comprising the best features of many celebrated compilations, notably the Guernsey collection, the De Puy collection, the Ridpath collection, all carefully rev. and arranged by a corps of the most capable scholars
The Ridpath library of universal literature; a biographical and bibliographical summary of the world's most eminent authors, including the choucest selections and masterpieces from their writings by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

11 editions published between 1899 and 1919 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Otis, the pre-revolutionist by John Clark Ridpath( Book )

19 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of James Otis paints a picture of a pre-revolutionary man who is credited with the phrase "Taxation without representation is Tyranny."
 
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Alternative Names
John Clark Ridpath American educator, historian and editor

John Clark Ridpath Amerikaans historicus (1840-1900)

Ridpath, John C.

Languages
English (429)

German (7)

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James Otis, the pre-revolutionist