WorldCat Identities

Stillman, Edmund O.

Overview
Works: 56 works in 231 publications in 7 languages and 7,022 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: E784, 917.30391
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edmund O Stillman
The American heritage history of the 20's & 30's by American Heritage (Periodical)( Book )

7 editions published between 1910 and 1970 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... the story of the changes that came to America ... in the years between the two World Wars. At first, as the 1920's dawn, there is the ultraconservatism that rejects Wilson's League of Nations, amends the Constitution to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages, suspects every immigrant of being a Red, and places TWK (meaning Trade With the Klan) stickers in merchant-members' shop windows. Then Henry Ford mass-produces flivvers that cost as little as $290, women get the vote, girls get a new concept of morality, and a freewheeling, flask-toting citizenry begins its surge to hedonism. They have plenty of examples to emulate: public officials get rich on purloined Navy oil while the President whom they betray dallies in the 'Little White House on H Street' or with his paramour in a little White House closet, the high jinks of high society and Hollywood are amply reported by a sensation-seeking press, the advertising fraternity urges everyone to keep up with the Joneses and endows [them] with everything. The great euphoria reaches its climax with the stock market crash ... Here you see what America was like when factories lay idle and old newspapers become 'Hoover blankets' for evicted families; when angry farmers gathered at foreclosure sales with pitchforks and shotguns to fight for their land; when the International Apple Shippers' Association offered apples on credit to the jobless to sell for five cents apiece on city streets; when Franklin Roosevelt said, 'This nation asks for action, and action now.' and started the kind of action that kept him in the White House for the rest of the Thirties and beyond. To be sure, there were many during those decades who did not drink bathtub gin and hanker for the sinful ways of the city, who were not wiped out by the economic downturn, did not hate 'that man in the White House.' These people are here too, some baffled, some belligerent, all caught in the crosscurrents of a nation in transition."--Jacket flaps
The Balkans by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

33 editions published between 1963 and 1972 in 5 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Balkan lacks a tradition of good government. Today the Balkan countries are under Communist rule. Life is hard for the peasant who may only own a little while other are progressing
The politics of hysteria; the sources of twentieth-century conflict by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

26 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical analysis of world politics
Power and impotence; the failure of America's foreign policy by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bitter harvest; the intellectual revolt behind the Iron Curtain by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

25 editions published between 1956 and 1959 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, digte og noveller
The American heritage history of the 1920s & 1930s( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of America between the two World Wars, beginning with President Wilson's League of Nations and climaxing with the stock market crash
L'Envol de la France; portrait de la France dans les années 80 by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

17 editions published in 1973 in French and English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gor'kai︠a︡ zhatva by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in Russian and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

France and its future, 1973-1985( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ideology of revolution; the People's demands in Hungary, October-November, 1956 by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

5 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Resurgir económico de España : informe del Hudson Institute Europe by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquiry into political and social attitudes in Hungary of the Free Europe Press. Preliminary results of depth interviews and attitude scales by Free Europe Committee( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War termination issues and concepts; final report by Herman Kahn( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United Kingdom in 1980 : the Hudson report by Hudson Europe( Book )

8 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gorʹkai︠a︡ zhatva by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in Russian and Slavic and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study for hypothetical narratives for use in command and control systems planning by Hudson Institute( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gorʹkaja žatva( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in Russian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collectivization of agriculture in Eastern Europe by Enno E Kraehe( Book )

4 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays resulted from discussions at the Conference on Collectivization in Eastern Europe, held University of Kentucky, 1955
GREAT DEPRESSION by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The event that defined the 1930s in the United States came before it started. On October 29, "Black Tuesday," stock-market investors lost more than $30 billion in the Great Crash. The ten-year Great Depression that followed was not the product of a single day or week. Nonetheless, it came as a shock to the American people and to the man they looked to for relief: President Herbert Hoover.Soon, as banks failed, mortgages were foreclosed, and unemployment soared, bread lines formed throughout the country in grim testimony to the state of the economy. The policies of Hoover and then Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal started a long road to relief, recovery, and reform.Here, from the respected historian Edmund O. Stillman, are the stories of The Great Depression, the 1930s, and an American people defined by their resilience in the face of debilitating despair
ROARING TWENTIES by Edmund O Stillman( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

No decade in American history has roared as loudly as the 1920s. For two centuries, the United States had lived in happy isolation from international issues. Then it was drawn into World War I. Although America was still fundamentally a provincial society, by the end of the war and the opening of the new decade, most Americans understood that a new era lay before the country. Despite Prohibition, it was an intoxicating decade, populated with characters as varied as Clarence Darrow, Henry Ford, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Charles Lindbergh, Woodrow Wilson - and flappers. It was a time when ideas about love, public decorum, dress, and speech were changing. It was a time of cultivation of the new, shocking, and sometimes, according to the standards of the previous decade, vulgar: the stocking rolled below the knee, four-letter words in the mouths of debutantes, and speakeasies. All of these details, along with the economic collapse that ended the decade and sparked the Great Depression, are captured in this vivid chronicle by noted historian Edmund O. Stillman
 
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Alternative Names
Stillman, Edmund

Stillman, Edmund 1924-1983

Stillman, Edmund O.

Стиллман, Эдмунд О.

Languages
English (129)

French (24)

Russian (13)

Spanish (8)

German (3)

Dutch (2)

Slavic (1)