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Helper, Hinton Rowan 1829-1909

Overview
Works: 105 works in 361 publications in 3 languages and 9,679 library holdings
Genres: Controversial literature  History  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E449, 973.7111
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Most widely held works about Hinton Rowan Helper
 
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The impending crisis of the South; how to meet it by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

108 editions published between 1857 and 2012 in English and held by 2,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ante-bellum writings of George Fitzhugh and Hinton Rowan Helper on slavery by Harvey Wish( Book )

6 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compendium of the impending crisis of the South by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

28 editions published between 1859 and 2010 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nojoque; a question for a continent by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

15 editions published between 1867 and 2012 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The negroes in negroland : the negroes in America and negroes generally ; also, the several races of white men, considered as the involuntary and predestined supplanters of the black races by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

11 editions published between 1868 and 2012 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land of gold : reality versus fiction by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

19 editions published between 1855 and 2013 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hinton Rowan Helper (1829-1909) of North Carolina became one of the South's most controversial figures in the 1850s for his criticisms of slavery in The land of gold and his better known book, The impending crisis. Indeed, he found it prudent to move to New York before the Civil War, and he received diplomatic appointments in Latin America from the Lincoln administration. The land of gold (1855) draws on Helper's three years residence in California and leads him to the conclusion, "California is the poorest State in the Union." Aside from gold, he can see nothing to recommend the state economically, and his book damns the state's populace in terms of morals and intelligence. He spends three chapters dismissing San Francisco (although he later has good words for the Vigilance Committee), is disgusted by the Digger Indians at Bodega, finds fault with Sacramento, and reflects on prospecting on Yuba River and at Columbia. Some good words are reserved for Stockton, but on the whole, Helper writes to discourage emigrants from retracing his course round the Horn
War of races : by whom it is sought to be brought about. Considered in two letters, with copious extracts from the recent work of Hilton [sic] R. Helper by John H Gilmer( Book )

13 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noonday exigencies in America by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

8 editions published between 1871 and 2013 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land of gold. Realty versus fiction by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

3 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nojoque; une grave question pour un continent by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

4 editions published between 1867 and 2012 in French and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen papers in support of Mr. Helper's scheme for constructing longitudinal double-track steel railway through North and Central and South America by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

3 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oddments of Andean diplomacy, and other oddments ... by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

5 editions published in 1879 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crisis of the American South : a critical examination of the economic and moral failures of a slave-holding society by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three Americas railway. An international and intercontinental enterprise, outlined in numerous formal disquisitions and five elaborate essays by Hinton Rowan Helper( Book )

5 editions published in 1881 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribute to the memory of Abraham Lincoln by the American citizens resident in Buenos Aires( Book )

3 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Union: being a condemnation of Mr. Helper's scheme with a plan for the settlement of the "irrepressible conflict."( Book )

1 edition published in 1859 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The crisis of the American South : a critical examination of the economic and moral failures of a slave-holding society
Alternative Names
Helper, Hinton R.

Helper, Hinton R. 1829-1909

Hinton Rowan Helper American activist

Rowan Helper, Hinton 1829-1909

Languages
English (280)

German (2)

French (2)

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Compendium of the impending crisis of the SouthThe land of gold : reality versus fictionThe crisis of the American South : a critical examination of the economic and moral failures of a slave-holding society