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Kirk, John Foster 1824-1904

Overview
Works: 216 works in 1,130 publications in 3 languages and 7,791 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography‡vDictionaries  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Bio-bibliography  Songs  Bibliography  Pictorial works  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Contributor, ed
Classifications: F3442, 946.03
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Most widely held works by John Foster Kirk
History of the conquest of Peru by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

149 editions published between 1847 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 2 is without date of imprint
History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

173 editions published between 1837 and 2016 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia del reyno de Ferdinand y Isabella, la Católica. Texto en inglés
A supplement to Allibone's Critical dictionary of English literature and British and American authors by John Foster Kirk( Book )

55 editions published between 1891 and 1992 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the conquest of Mexico : with a preliminary view of the ancient Mexican civilization, and the life of the conqueror, Hernando Cortés by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

89 editions published between 1843 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrato de Hernan Cotes y Moctezuma II. Donacion : Biblioteca de Zea
History of the reign of Philip the Second, king of Spain by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

105 editions published between 1848 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy by John Foster Kirk( Book )

60 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the reign of the emperor Charles the Fifth by William Robertson( Book )

14 editions published between 1882 and 1916 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles V (Spanish: Carlos I; Dutch: Karel V; German: Karl V.; Italian: Carlo V; French: Charles Quint; 24 February 1500 ? 21 September 1558) was ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 and, as Charles I, of the Spanish Empire from 1516 until his voluntary retirement and abdication in favor of his younger brother Ferdinand I as Holy Roman Emperor and his son Philip II as King of Spain in 1556."--Wikipedia
The works of William H. Prescott by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

10 editions published between 1904 and 1969 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

57 editions published between 1843 and 2008 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The History of the Conquest of Mexico is William Prescott's epic account of Cortes's subjugation of the Aztec people, one that endures as a landmark work of nineteenth-century historiography and dramatic storytelling. Published in ten languages and republished at least two hundred times since its first publication in 1843, it presents a compelling view of the clash of civilizations that reverberates in Latin America to this day. The Conquest of Mexico, judged Prescott's biographer Harry Thurston Peck, is "one of the most brilliant examples which the English language possesses of literary art applied to historical narration," and literary critic Donald A. Ringe calls it "that rare type of book which satisfies fully the demands of both history and art.""--Jacket
Charles Sumner by John Foster Kirk( )

4 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the conquest of Peru by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

16 editions published between 1874 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of episodes as fantastic as any fiction, a powerful civilization crumbled at the hands of a small band of warriors. Written by one of America's great historians, this gripping chronicle draws upon the firsthand accounts of eminent sixteenth-century captains and statesmen to relate the overthrow of the Inca empire by the Spanish adventurers under Pizarro's command. Author William H. Prescott's immensely readable narrative crackles with drama as he characterizes both conqueror and conquered. Rich in vivid anecdotes, it recaptures the glories of Inca society before European contact, and it paints fascinating portraits of the conquistadors and their courage, cruelty, and pride. Prescott's reconstructions of the attitudes and motivations behind the tumultuous events of the Spanish conquest offer memorable, insightful views of New World history that have made this book a popular classic
Histoire de Charles le Téméraire, duc de Bourgogne by John Foster Kirk( Book )

9 editions published in 1866 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic, of Spain. by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

10 editions published between 1841 and 1902 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

6 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of William H. Prescott by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

3 editions published between 1895 and 1898 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical and critical miscellanies by William Hickling Prescott( )

5 editions published between 1897 and 1903 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donacion Biblioteca de Zea
History of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy by John Foster Kirk( Book )

10 editions published between 1863 and 1868 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of William Hickling Prescott by William Hickling Prescott( Book )

4 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden treasury of the best songs & lyrical poems in the English language by Francis Turner Palgrave( Book )

8 editions published between 1884 and 1895 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of the best Lyrical Poetry and Songs of the English language by British and Irish poets who lived between 1861 and 1962
 
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History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic
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Alternative Names
Foster Kirk, John 1824-1904

John Foster Kirk American journalist

John Foster Kirk Amerikaans journalist (1824-)

Kirk, J. Foster 1824-1904

Kirk, J. Foster (John Foster), 1824-1904

Kirk, John F.

Kirk, John F. 1824-1904

Languages
English (792)

French (10)

Spanish (2)