Skip to main content alibris logo

Adolphus William Ward

Adolphus William Ward was born in 1837 and was educated at Cambridge. Besides the present work, he did studies of Chaucer and Dickens and was editor-in-chief from 1902 to 1912 of the Cambridge Modern History and co-editor from 1907-1916 of the Cambridge History of English Literature. His History of Germany 1815-1890 was published during World War I. Dr. Ward was master of Peterhouse, Cambridge University, for almost a quarter century until his death in 1924.