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William Roscoe Thayer

Author Code: AWRT

Born: Jan. 16, 1859 - Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Died: Sep. 7, 1923 - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Educated at St. Mark's Academy in New Hampshire and Harvard University, Thayer graduated in 1881. He had met and become good friends with future president Theodore Roosevelt at school and would later write his biography (1919). He joined the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin as an assistant editor and worked there for more than four years before returning to Harvard to obtain his master's degree, which he received in 1886. In 1892, he was appointed editor of the newly established Harvard Graduate's Magazine and continued in that role until 1915. He became an authority on Italian history and is probably best known for his works in that area. He received the Knight of the Order of the Crown of Italy in 1902 and Knight of the Order of Saints Maurizio and Lazaro in 1917. From 1913 to 1919 he was a member of the Harvard Board of Overseers. In 1914, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. in 1918, he was elected president of the American Historical Association. His works include The Confessions of Hermes (1884), The Influence of Emerson (1886), The Dawn of Italian Independence (1893), Poems, Old and New (1894), Throne Makers (1899), A Short History of Venice (1905), Germany v. Civilization (1916), The Collapse of Superman (1918), Theodore Roosevelt: An Intimate Biography (1919) and George Washington (1922).

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AWRT005 Bismarck 1898 12 151k eBook Download PDF - 'Bismarck' (AWRT005)   Download ePub - 'Bismarck' (AWRT005) Find a printed copy of Bismarck by William Roscoe Thayer at AbeBooks
AWRT008 The Close of Garibaldi's Career 1888 7 223k Article Download PDF - 'The Close of Garibaldi's Career' (AWRT008)   Download ePub - 'The Close of Garibaldi's Career' (AWRT008) Find a printed copy of The Close of Garibaldi's Career by William Roscoe Thayer at AbeBooks
AWRT001 Fallacies in History 1900 8 130k Article Download PDF - 'Fallacies in History' (AWRT001)   Download ePub - 'Fallacies in History' (AWRT001) Find a printed copy of Fallacies in History by William Roscoe Thayer at AbeBooks
AWRT002 George Washington 1922 83 474k eBook Download PDF - 'George Washington' (AWRT002)   Download ePub - 'George Washington' (AWRT002) Find a printed copy of George Washington by William Roscoe Thayer at AbeBooks
AWRT006 The Makers of New Italy 1888 10 152k eBook Download PDF - 'The Makers of New Italy' (AWRT006)   Download ePub - 'The Makers of New Italy' (AWRT006) Find a printed copy of The Makers of New Italy by William Roscoe Thayer at AbeBooks
AWRT007 Some Causes of the Italian Crisis 1894 7 127k Article Download PDF - 'Some Causes of the Italian Crisis' (AWRT007)   Download ePub - 'Some Causes of the Italian Crisis' (AWRT007) Find a printed copy of Some Causes of the Italian Crisis by William Roscoe Thayer at AbeBooks
AWRT004 Theodore Roosevelt: An Intimate Biography 1919 140 884k eBook Download PDF - 'Theodore Roosevelt: An Intimate Biography' (AWRT004)   Download ePub - 'Theodore Roosevelt: An Intimate Biography' (AWRT004) Find a printed copy of Theodore Roosevelt: An Intimate Biography by William Roscoe Thayer at AbeBooks
AWRT009 Tintoret, the Shakespeare of Painters 1891 18 186k eBook Download PDF - 'Tintoret, the Shakespeare of Painters' (AWRT009)   Download ePub - 'Tintoret, the Shakespeare of Painters' (AWRT009) Find a printed copy of Tintoret, the Shakespeare of Painters by William Roscoe Thayer at AbeBooks
AWRT010 The Trial, Opinions and Death of Giordano Bruno 1890 18 200k eBook Download PDF - 'The Trial, Opinions and Death of Giordano Bruno' (AWRT010)   Download ePub - 'The Trial, Opinions and Death of Giordano Bruno' (AWRT010) Find a printed copy of The Trial, Opinions and Death of Giordano Bruno by William Roscoe Thayer at AbeBooks
AWRT003 Vagaries of Historians 1919 9 131k Article Download PDF - 'Vagaries of Historians' (AWRT003)   Download ePub - 'Vagaries of Historians' (AWRT003) Find a printed copy of Vagaries of Historians by William Roscoe Thayer at AbeBooks

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