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Allan Nevins

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Who is Allan Nevins?

Allan Nevins: Joseph Allan Nevins was an American historian and journalist, renowned for his extensive work on the history of the Civil War and his biographies of such figures as President Grover Cleveland, Hamilton Fish, Henry Ford, and John D. Rockefeller.

  • also known as Joseph Allan Nevins
  • born on (125 years ago) in Camp Point, child of Emma Stahl and Joseph Allan Nevins Sr.
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education: Master of Arts (English Studies) at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, graduated in
  • profession: Historian, journalist, author, writer, biographer
  • Marriage with Mary Fleming Richardson
  • died on (44 years ago) in Menlo Park
  • buried in Kensico Cemetery
  • written works: "A House Dividing, 1852-1857", "A pocket history of the United States", "Abram S. Hewitt", "Allan Nevins on history", "America in world affairs", "America through British eyes", "The art of history", "A brief history of the United States", "A century of political cartoons", "Civil War Books", "A diary of battle", "Douglas, Buchanan, and Party Chaos, 1857-1859", "Emergence, of modern America, 1865-1878", "Ford: expansion and challenge, 1915-1933", "Fremont, pathmarker of the West", "Fremont, The World's Greatest Adventurer 2 Vols", "Fruits of Manifest Destiny, 1847-1852", "Frémont, the West's greatest adventurer", "The gateway to history", "Hamilton Fish", "Herbert H. Lehman and his era", "A history of the American people from 1492", "James Truslow Adams: historian of the American dream", "John D. Rockefeller: The Heroic Age of American Enterprise", "Kansas and the stream of American destiny", "Masters' essays in history", "The New Deal and world affairs", "The nomination of Abraham Lincoln", "Old America in a young world", "The origins of the land-grant colleges and State universities", "The place of Franklin D. Roosevelt in history", "The price of survival", "Prologue to Civil War, 1859-1861", "A select bibliography of the history of the United States", "A short history of the United States", "The State universities and democracy", "The statesmanship of the Civil War", "The constitution makers and the public, 1785-1790", "The Evening Post", "The War for the Union, Vol. I", "The Organized War to Victory, 1864-1865", "The Organized War, 1863-1864", "This is England today", "To the End of a Career", "To the Loss of the Presidency", "The United States in a chaotic world", "War Becomes Revolution, 1862-1863", "Grover Cleveland", "The life and writings of Abraham Lincoln"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography - "Grover Cleveland"
      • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography - "Hamilton Fish"
      • Bancroft Prize - "Ordeal of the Union"
      • American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for History
      • nominated to National Book Award for Nonfiction - "The War for the Union, Vol. I"
      • Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada (U.S. History)
      • nominated to National Book Award for History - "The Organized War, 1863-1864" & "The Organized War to Victory, 1864-1865"
      • National Book Award for History - "The Organized War to Victory, 1864-1865" & "The Organized War, 1863-1864"

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Almanac 2010 (2010)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Pringle Allan Nevins Tyler Dennett ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in America (2002)

by James Stuart Olson

1998; Peter Collier and David Horowitz, The Rockefellers: An American Dynasty, 1976; Allan Nevins, John D. Rockefeller: The Heroic Age of American ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 3: History by Charles Reagan Wilson

Allan Nevins, ed., Polk: The Diary of a President–1845–1849, Covering the Mexican War, the Acquisition of Oregon, and the Conquest of California and the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine (2008)

by Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein

Allan Nevins. New York: McMillan, 1962.

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