William Sloane Biography
William M. Sloane (1850–1928) taught history and chair the departments at Princeton and Columbia. After graduating from Columbia College, he became a personal secretary to second AHA president George Bancroft, conducting research for Bancroft’s History of the United States project. He subsequently received a PhD from the University of Leipzig in 1876. Sloane’s most notable publication was Napoleon Bonaparte (4 vols., 1895–97), a monumental work of biographical and historical literature for its time.
The French war and the Revolution; with maps. New York: Charles Scribner's sons, 1893; Reprint, with a new introduction.and preface by George Athan Billias. Boston: Gregg Press, 1972.
Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, by William Milligan Sloane. 4 vols. New York: The Century co., 1896; Reprint, New York: AMS Press, 1969.
The French revolution and religious reform; an account of ecclesiastical legislation and its influence on affairs in France from 1789 to 1804.
New York: C. Scribner's sons, 1901.
The Balkans; a laboratory of history, by William M. Sloane. New York: Eaton & Mains; Cincinnati, Jennings & Graham, 1914.
Party government in the United States of America, by William Milligan Sloane. New York, London, Harper & brothers, 1914.
The powers and aims of western democracy, by William Milligan Sloane. New York, C. Scribner, 1919.
Greater France in Africa, by William Milligan Sloane. New York, London, C. Scribner's Sons, 1924.