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Wiener, Roberta 1952-

Overview
Works: 88 works in 197 publications in 1 language and 12,942 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Biography  Military history  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E468.9, 973.73
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Most widely held works by Roberta Wiener
The encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War : a political, social, and military history( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This definitive scholarly reference on the American Revolutionwritten by acclaimed researchers and military experts from around the worldcovers the causes, course, and consequences of the war and the political, social, and military origins of the nation. Presenting the work of hundreds of distinguished international scholars and independent historians (including many from Britain and France), the encyclopedia ranges from the end of the French and Indian War in 1763 to the ratification of the Constitution in 1789. Its impeccably researched entries address the full spectrum of military, political, and cultural matters crucial to understanding the causes and course of the Warincluding unprecedented coverage of military life and tactics as well as vivid portraits of the Revolution's participants (men and women; soldiers and civilians; patriots and loyalists; the British, French, and American militaries; German mercenaries; Native Americans; and African Americans, both free and slave). The result is a cornerstone reference on the war and the context in which it emergedone that supplants all other works of its kind in portraying the traumatic and triumphant birth of a nation
Divided in two : the road to Civil War, 1861 by James R Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the political, economic, and social reasons that led to the Civil War, including the struggle over slavery and individual states' rights
The American West : living the frontier dream by James R Arnold( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On to Richmond : the Civil War in the East, 1861-1862 by James R Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the early battles of the Civil War, including the First Battle of Bull Run and the Battle of Antietam, and discusses the affects of the war on both Confederate and Union soldiers
River to victory : the Civil War in the West, 1861-1863 by James R Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the early battles fought in the West during the Civil War, including the Battle of Shiloh and the Battle of Stones River
Lost cause : the end of the Civil War, 1864-1865 by James R Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the last year of the Civil War, including Linclon's reelection, and the final battles west of Richmond which ended the Confederate Army's hopes of victory and the surrender at Appomattox
This unhappy country : the turn of the Civil War, 1863 by James R Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some of the key Civil War battles that helped determine the outcome of the conflict, and includes photographs, maps, illustrations, and sidebars that profile significant people and events
Life goes on : the Civil War at home, 1861-1865 by James R Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at life on the home front during the Civil War, examining the experiences of men and women from the North and South who kept farms, factories, hospitals, homes, and other institutions running during the conflict
American Civil War : the essential reference guide by James R Arnold( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This guide offers an accessible, single-volume source on the conflict that helped define the American nation. Enhanced by historical illustrations and documents, this guide promotes a nuanced understanding of the events, personalities, and issues related to the war and its aftermath. In addition to an A-Z encyclopedia of major leaders, events, and issues, this work includes a comprehensive overview essay on the war, plus separate essays by a prominent Civil War historian on its causes and consequences."--Page 2 Cover
American Civil War : the definitive encyclopedia and document collection( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features comprehensive coverage of the American Civil War, including significant battles and skirmishes, important civilian and military figures, weaponry, and government relations with Native Americans. The entries also address the events that led to the conflict, the international diplomacy of the war, the rise of the Republican Party, the impact of slavery, the secession crisis, the complex challenges of the war's aftermath, and more
Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe by James R Arnold( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Robert Mugabe's rise to power in Zimbabwe's first elections as an independent nation, how his economic policies have contributed to the country's ruin, and what life is like in Zimbabwe under his rule
The encyclopedia of North American Indian wars, 1607-1890 : a political, social, and military history( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of the Wabash: the U.S. Army's single worst defeat at the hands of Native American forces. The Battle of Wounded Knee: an unfortunate, unplanned event that resulted in the deaths of more than 150 Lakota Sioux men, women, and children. These and other engagements between white settlers and Native Americans were events of profound historical significance, resulting in social, political, and cultural changes for both ethnic populations, the lasting effects of which are clearly seen today. The Encyclopedia of North American Indian Wars, 1607-1890: A Political, Social, and Military History provides comprehensive coverage of almost 300 years of North American Indian Wars. Beginning with the first Indian-settler conflicts that arose in the early 1600s, this three-volume work covers all noteworthy battles between whites and Native Americans through the Battle of Wounded Knee in December 1890. The book provides detailed biographies of military, social, religious, and political leaders and covers the social and cultural aspects of the Indian wars. Also supplied are essays on every major tribe, as well as all significant battles, skirmishes, and treaties
The industrial revolution by James R Arnold( Book )

18 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the impact of the industrial revolution on American society focusing on working conditions, child labor, and the relationship between unions and big business
The encyclopedia of North American colonial conflicts to 1775 : a political, social, and military history by Spencer Tucker( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covers all major wars and conflicts in North America from the late-15th to mid-18th centuries, with discussions of key battles, diplomatic efforts, military technologies, and strategies and tactics ... [E]xplores the context for conflict, with essays on competing colonial powers, every major Native American tribe, all important political and military leaders, and a range of social and cultural issues."--Publisher's Web site
The industrial revolution by James R Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an account of how the industrial world emerged in the late eighteenth century, discusses the social, economic, and political consequences of industrialization, and looks at the scientific and/or technological developments that accompanied the change. Includes photographs, maps, graphs, and time lines
Pennsylvania : the history of Pennsylvania colony, 1681-1776 by Roberta Wiener( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed look at the formation of the colony of Pennsylvania, its government, and its overall history, plus a prologue on world events in 1681 and an epilogue on Pennsylvania today
The encyclopedia of the War of 1812 : a political, social, and military history( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is a comprehensive reference work on the War of 1812, offering a multidisciplinary treatment of course, causes, effects, and specific details of the War that provides both quick reference and in-depth analysis. --from publisher description
The encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War : a political, social, and military history( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This user-friendly encyclopedia comprises a wide array of accessible yet detailed entries that address the military, social, political, cultural, and economic aspects of the Mexican-American War
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and natural resources management on army installations, 1941-1987 by James R Arnold( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War : a political, social, and military history
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Divided in two : the road to Civil War, 1861The American West : living the frontier dreamOn to Richmond : the Civil War in the East, 1861-1862River to victory : the Civil War in the West, 1861-1863Lost cause : the end of the Civil War, 1864-1865This unhappy country : the turn of the Civil War, 1863Life goes on : the Civil War at home, 1861-1865American Civil War : the essential reference guide