James Truslow Adams

1878 - 1949

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James Truslow Adams (October 18, 1878 – May 18, 1949) was an American writer and historian. He was a freelance author who helped to popularize the latest scholarship about American history and his three-volume history of New England is well regarded by scholars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Truslow Adams has received more than 324,917 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. James Truslow Adams is the 6,355th most popular writer (down from 5,688th in 2019), the 11,588th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,335th in 2019) and the 849th most popular American Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 320k

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  • 41.63

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.32

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  • 3.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

The march of democracy
History, Histoire, United States
The epic of America
History, HISTORIA, Histoire
The record of America
The founding of New England
The Adams family
Politics and government, Política y gobierno, Adams family
Provincial society, 1690-1763
Civilization, Social life and customs, Koloniale periode

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Over the past year James Truslow Adams has had the most page views in the with 30,787 views, followed by German (2,510), and Italian (1,604). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (114.73%), Southern Azerbaijani (83.13%), and Egyptian Arabic (71.68%)


Among writers, James Truslow Adams ranks 6,355 out of 7,302Before him are Kim Leine, John Skelton, Mark Boal, Chris Hedges, Shin Kyung-sook, and Damon Runyon. After him are John Scalzi, P. H. Newby, Charles Lock Eastlake, Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Tom Wilson, and Edward Everett Hale.

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Among people born in 1878, James Truslow Adams ranks 239Before him are Léon Thiébaut, Leopold Löwenheim, Garrett Serviss, Gaston Salmon, Frederick Humphreys, and Robert Warwick. After him are Taylor Holmes, John McLean, Henry Weed Fowler, Meredith Colket, Roy Atwell, and Thomas MacDonagh. Among people deceased in 1949, James Truslow Adams ranks 179Before him are Richard Dix, Albert Ammons, Alexander Drankov, Jack Lovelock, Elmer Clifton, and William Nicholson. After him are Ivar Lykke, James Rector, Frank Murphy, Philip Herbert Cowell, Vida Goldstein, and Wheeler Oakman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Truslow Adams ranks 11,588 out of 20,380Before him are Samuel Osgood (1747), Clea DuVall (1977), Penelope Spheeris (1946), Edward Albert (1951), Amy Klobuchar (1960), and Tony Meola (1969). After him are Buddy Jeannette (1917), Loren Shriver (1944), Guinevere Turner (1968), Christian Pollas (1947), John Scalzi (1969), and Howie Dorough (1973).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, James Truslow Adams ranks 849Before him are Elizabeth Moon (1945), Oscar Hijuelos (1951), Ann Coulter (1961), Mark Boal (1973), Chris Hedges (1956), and Damon Runyon (1880). After him are John Scalzi (1969), Tom Wilson (1931), Edward Everett Hale (1822), John P. Marquand (1893), S. E. Hinton (1948), and Joel Osteen (1963).