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Louise Hall Tharp

Louise Hall Tharp’s most recent book is Adventurous Alliance , a biography of Louis and Elizabeth Agassiz. She has also written biographies of Julia Ward Howe and Horace Mann.
For further reading: Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence , edited by Elizabeth Cary Agassiz (Houghton Mifflin, 1885); Life, Letters, and Works of Louis Agassiz , by Jules Marcou (Macmillan, 1896); Louis Agassiz: A Life in Science , by Edward Lurie (University of Chicago Press, 1960.

Articles by this Author

Everything interested Louis Agassiz, from tiny fish to gigantic glaciers, and he transmitted his enthusiasm to the students of a whole generation
Mrs. Howe jotted down the “Battle Hymn” in haste, but she lived to hear a nation sing it, and went to her grave to its tune