James Westfall Thompson Biography

James Westfall Thompson (1869–1941) specialized in the history of medieval and early modern Europe. He taught at the University of Chicago and the University of California, Berkeley.

Bibliography

The development of the French monarchy under Louis VI., le Gros, 1108-1137. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1895.

The wars of religion in France, 1559-1576; the Huguenots, Catherine de Medici and Philip II, by James Westfall Thompson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1909.

The Frankfort book fair; the Francofordiense emporium of Henri Estienne, ed. with historical introduction, original Latin text with English translation on opposite pages and notes, by James Westfall Thompson. Chicago: Caxton Club, 1911; Reprint, Amsterdam: G. Th. van Heusden, 1969.

Russian diplomacy and the war, by James Westfall Thompson. Chicago: Germanistic Society of Chicago, 1915.

The French revolution from 1789 to 1815, by François Auguste Marie Mignet. Edited, with additional chapter on the hundred days, by James Westfall Thompson. New York: Collier, 1916.

The lost oracles; a masque, by James Westfall Thompson. Chicago: W. M. Mill, 1921.

Feudal Germany, by James Westfall Thompson. 2 vols. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1928; Reprint, New York: F. Ungar Pub., 1962.

Economic and social history of the Middle Ages (300-1300), by James Westfall Thompson. New York, London: Century Co., 1928.

The middle ages, 300-1500, by James Westfall Thompson. 2 vols. New York, A.A. Knopf, 1931; 2d ed. New York: Cooper Square Publishers, 1972.

The living past; politics-society-trade-art. Chicago: Thomas S. Rockwell Company, 1931.

Byways in bookland, by James Westfall Thompson. Berkeley: The Book Arts club of the University of California, 1935.

The dissolution of the Carolingian fisc in the ninth century, by James Westfall Thompson. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1935.

Secret diplomacy; a record of espionage and double-dealing: 1500-1815, by J.W. Thompson & S.K. Padover; with 18 illustrations. London, Jarrolds, limited, 1937.

The importance of libraries in the preservation of culture, by James Westfall Thompson. Baltimore: Enoch Pratt free library of Baltimore, 1937.

An introduction to medieval Europe, 300-1500, by James Westfall Thompson ... & Edgar Nathaniel Johnson. New York: W. W. Norton & company, inc., 1937.

European civilization; a political, social and cultural history, by James Westfall Thompson, Franklin Charles Palm, and John J. Van Nostrand. New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, inc., 1939.

A history of historical writing, by James Westfall Thompson with the collaboration of Bernard J. Holm. 2 vols. Glouchester, Mass.: P. Smith, 1967.

The letters and documents of Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron, marshal of France (1524-1592), collected by Sidney Hellman Ehrman, edited, with an introduction by James Westfall Thompson. 2 vols. New York: AMS Press, 1979.

Medieval and historiographical essays in honor of James Westfall Thompson, edited by James Lea Cate and Eugene N. Anderson. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1966, 1938.