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Horowitz, David 1939-

Works: 175 works in 885 publications in 9 languages and 39,067 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: E747, B
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The Kennedys : an American drama by Peter Collier( Book )

66 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts in detail the family lives of members of the Kennedy clan, including the drug-taking and other dilemmas of the rising generation
The Rockefellers : an American dynasty by Peter Collier( Book )

52 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 3,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of an American dynasty. It is the story of the father, who built the fortune. Of the son, who cleansed the name. Of the Brothers, who manipulated both the name and the fortune to their own ends. And of the Cousins, who often wish they had inherited neither
The Fords : an American epic by Peter Collier( Book )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the story of three generations of Fords, from Henry I, the mechanical wizard of the automobile and son Henry II, who saved the company from financial ruin and from Lee Iacocca
The Roosevelts : an American saga by Peter Collier( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Roosevelts is usually seen as a tale of two presidents - Theodore and Franklin - who were distant cousins from distinct worlds, separated by time and politics. And of two families - the Oyster Bay and Hyde Park branches - that had little to do with each other. Now comes an explosive new portrait, The Roosevelts: An American Saga, which offers a completely unique view of America's longest lasting and most powerful dynasty. The Roosevelts were one family, an exclusive elite who began their history intimately related by bonds of love and ambition. In this brilliant biography, we see for the first time how the family divided into two branches and began an epic battle for the family legacy. We see for the first time how the ideals of two presidents were passed on to members of later generations, ennobling some and crushing others. The Roosevelts is a rare look at what brought this exceptional group of people together and what drove them apart. In this riveting book we see Teddy, the flamboyant politician and Rough Rider, who was also a "Papa Bear," passing on an ethos of sacrifice and achievement to his "cubs." There is Theodore Jr., the "crown prince," handpicked by his father to carry on the traditions of Oyster Bay but unable to complete the mission. And Alice, Teddy's acid-tongued and fiercely loyal daughter, whose antics became the talk of Washington and who finally became a caricature, raving against her cousin's New Deal and trying desperately to preserve her father's legacy. There's also Eleanor, daughter of Teddy's tragic brother, Elliott, who translated the unhappiness of her marriage to FDR into political activism, eventually becoming First Lady of the World. And finally there is Franklin, always underestimated by Teddy's family, who made an alliance with Eleanor to become the nemesis of the Oyster Bay Roosevelts and, in the web of ironies that bind this family together, a truer heir to Teddy than any of his own children. Filled with drama and anecdote, presenting familiar characters in a penetrating new light, The Roosevelts is a soaring tale of triumph over heartbreak and frailty. But it is also a daunting story of the vanity of human wishes
Destructive generation : second thoughts about the sixties by Peter Collier( Book )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the author's involvement in the Left during the 1960's and early 1970's and their gradual shift from believing in liberal ideologies to embracing the conservative ideas of the Right
The free world colossus; a critique of American foreign policy in the cold war by David Horowitz( Book )

30 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marx and modern economics by David Horowitz( Book )

49 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Containment and revolution by David Horowitz( Book )

33 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and German and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The professors : the 101 most dangerous academics in America by David Horowitz( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horowitz maintains that anti-American perspectives exist in today's colleges, citing one hundred academics from top schools who the author believes to be sympathetic to terrorists and non-democratic governments
Uncivil wars : the controversy over reparations for slavery by David Horowitz( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David Horowitz analyzes the case for reparation for slavery and concludes that it is 'morally questionable and racially incendiary.' he points out that only a tiny minority of Americans every own slaves and that most Americans living today (white and otherwise) have no lineal connection to slavery at all. He notes that the GNP of the African-American community makes it the tenth most prosperous 'nation' in the world."
The first frontier : the Indian wars and America's origins, 1607-1776 by David Horowitz( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unholy alliance : radical Islam and the American left by David Horowitz( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguing that an alliance of common interests unifies radical Islam and the American left, the author points to common stands on capitalism and democracy to identify what he sees as strong links between these interests
Corporations and the cold war( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare: an existential view by David Horowitz( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hating Whitey : and other progressive causes by David Horowitz( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ideological hatred of whites has become a growth industry, boosted by "civil rights" activists and liberal academics. These once-youthful radicals, now entrenched in positions of power and influence, peddle a warmed-over version of the Marxist creed that supported the communist empire and excuses intolerance to the point of murder. Betraying the legacy of Martin Luther King, this unholy alliance of black civil rights leaders and white radicals threatens to undermine America's moral, political, and economic institutions. ... Undeterred, so it seems, by America's Anglo-Saxon roots, people of every race and creed still flock by the millions to these shores, claiming a share of our unparalleled rights and opportunities. Yet, with staggering hypocrisy, a clique of racial warlords and academic malcontents indict our every institution for racial oppression."--Publisher description
The politics of bad faith : the radical assault on America's future by David Horowitz( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Politics of Bad Faith brings into the open the refusal of the political Left - including those who describe themselves as liberals - to learn from the past, specifically from the checkered history of progressive movements for social justice and equal outcomes. This refusal shapes agendas that Horowitz describes as part of a new "cold war" against America - a culture war that pits "progressives" and "multi-culturalists" against America's founding principles and ideas. Horowitz traces the radical project from its origins in nineteenth-century socialism to the disastrous excesses of such current "progressive" causes as political correctness, radical feminism, racial preferences, and what he describes as the nihilistic campaign to "deconstruct" the American idea itself
Indoctrination U. : the left's war against academic freedom by David Horowitz( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2003, David Horowitz began a campaign to promote intellectual diversity and a return to academic standards in American universities. To achieve these goals he devised an "Academic Bill of Rights" and created a national student movement with chapters on 160 college campuses. His efforts have inspired legislation at the federal level and in more than a dozen states, led to the passage of an "Academic Bill of Rights" by student governments from Montana to Maine, and dramatically transformed the national debate on academic issues. In dramatic commentary, Indoctrination U. unveils the intellectu
The anti-Chomsky reader( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This description is based on the MIT professor's writings on linguistics in the 1950s; but beginning with his criticism of the Vietnam War in the 1960s, Chomsky became much better known for his radical politics than for his theories of language. Over the past forty years he has gained a devoted following in the United States and Europe for his increasingly bitter--some say hysterical--censure of U.S. "crimes." Chomsky has complained about being ignored by mainstream publications such as the "New York Times," but in fact his steady stream of polemical works, like the best-selling "9-11," have made him the center of a veritable cult. In "The Anti-Chomsky Reader," editors Peter Collier and David Horowitz have assembled a set of essays that analyze Chomsky's intellectual career and the evolution of his anti-Americanism. The essays in this provocative book focus on subjects such as Chomsky's bizarre involvement with Holocaust revisionism, his apologies for Khmer Rouge tyrant Pol Pot, and his claim that America's policies in Latin America in the 1980s were comparable to Nazism. Scholar Paul Bogdanor writes about Chomsky's hatred of Israel. Ronald Radosh and David Horowitz discuss his gloating reaction to the September 11 attack. Linguists Paul Postal and Robert Levine reevaluate Chomsky's linguistics and find the same qualities there that others see in his politics: "a deep contempt for the truth, descents into incoherence, and verbal abuse of those who disagree with him."--"The Anti-Chomsky Reader" presents a fascinating composite portrait of a man who arguably is our most influential public intellectual
Reforming our universities : the campaign for an academic bill of rights by David Horowitz( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For far too long our colleges and universities have been allowed to ignore their chartered responsibilities to educate rather than indoctrinate. Instead of providing a forum for the free exchange of ideas, they intimidate students into ideological submission to leftist professors; rather than pursuing meaningful research, they proselytize for radical causes. Here, author David Horowitz tells the story of his ongoing campaign for an Academic Bill of Rights to protect students who refuse to conform to radical orthodoxies. Horowitz means to recall higher education to its better self, to become--as it once was--a place where students and teachers were not afraid to question opinions, create their own, and engage in Socratic dialogue.--From publisher description
Radicals : portraits of a destructive passion by David Horowitz( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radical liberals want to make America a better place, but their utopian social engineering leads to greater human suffering. Explore the origin and evolution of radical liberals and their ideology, and how liberalism is not only intellectually crippling for its adherents, but devastating to society. A former liberal himself, Horowitz recounts his own brushes with radicalism and offers unparalleled insight into the disjointed ideology of liberal elites
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The Roosevelts : an American saga
Alternative Names
David Horowitz Amerikaans journalist

David Horowitz US-amerikanischer Publizist und Aktivist

Horovittsu, D.

Horovittsu, D. 1939-

Horowitz, David

Horowitz, David Joel 1939-

Горовиц, Дэвид

דייוויד הורוביץ

הורוביץ, דוד

ホロウィッツ, D.

ホロウィッツ, デヴィッド

ホロビッツ, デイビッド


The Fords : an American epicThe Roosevelts : an American sagaDestructive generation : second thoughts about the sixtiesMarx and modern economicsThe professors : the 101 most dangerous academics in AmericaUncivil wars : the controversy over reparations for slaveryUnholy alliance : radical Islam and the American leftHating Whitey : and other progressive causes