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Chidsey, Donald Barr 1902-1981

Overview
Works: 104 works in 367 publications in 2 languages and 18,411 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Donald Barr Chidsey
The great conspiracy; Aaron Burr and his strange doings in the West by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war with Mexico by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vivid account of one of America's most controversial wars
The birth of the Constitution, an informal history by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crises of sectionalism in the post-war Colonial States set the stage for this account of the political maneuverings that were resolved in "the great compromise"--Our U.S. Constitution
The great separation; the story of the Boston Tea Party and the beginning of the American Revolution by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisiana Purchase by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the personalities and events that contributed to America's acquisition of the Louisiana territory and discusses its economic and political impact on the nation
The loyalists; the story of those Americans who fought against independence by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the beliefs, activities, and eventual fate of colonists loyal to England during the Revolution
The war in the South : the Carolinas and Georgia in the American Revolution, an informal history by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Makes much of the fact that the 18th-century conflict was a civil war. Describes the patriot and loyalist leaders indicating the effects of the topography, the character of the Colonial settlers themselves and the political condition in the country on developments of the war
The French and Indian War; an informal history by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and German and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively narrative of the pre-Revolutionary War conflict between England and France for the possession of Canada, noting the wartime activities of Atlantic coast colonial settlers and North American Indians in connection with the struggle by various forces for supremacy in America
Valley Forge by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatized narrative account
Lewis and Clark : the Great Adventure by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the exploration of the Northwest territory by Lewis and Clark in the early 1800s
Victory at Yorktown by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Events leading to the surrender of Cornwallis and the end of the Revolution
The war in the North; an informal history of the American Revolution in and near Canada by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs Arnold's attempt to capture Quebec, battles on Lake Champlain and Burgoyne's march to Albany and surrender at Saratoga, during the opening phases of the war
The siege of Boston : an on-the-scene account of the beginning of the American Revolution by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tide turns : an informal history of the campaign of 1776 in the American Revolution by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The California gold rush; an informal history by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth I : a great life in brief by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

12 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A LIVELY SKETCH OF THE SPIRITED ENGLISH QUEEN WITH HER STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES. PART OF THE "GREAT LIVES IN BRIEF SERIES," THIS BIOGRAPHY IS A READABLE, INFORMATIVE HISTORY OF LIFE DURING HER REIGN
July 4, 1776; the dramatic story of the first four days of July, 1776 by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1967 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hour-by-hour account of the events during the first four days of July, 1776, leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence
The world of Samuel Adams by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the patriot and politician whose speeches, writings, and activities, including the Boston Tea Party, helped stir up the colonists against Great Britain
The gentleman from New York: a life of Roscoe Conkling by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

8 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Greek myth in which Persephone returns from the underworld each year to bring spring to the earth
The Panama Canal; an informal history by Donald Barr Chidsey( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the struggles, conflicts, obstacles, and achievement involved in the construction of the canal
 
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Alternative Names
Barr Chidsey, Donald 1902-1981

Languages
English (110)

German (1)