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Brooks, Noah 1830-1903

Overview
Works: 153 works in 536 publications in 1 language and 10,265 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Controversial literature  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: E501, 973.7
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Washington in Lincoln's time by Noah Brooks( Book )

24 editions published between 1894 and 2016 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprint of abook developed around Civil War correspondent Brooks' 258 dispatches originally sent to a Pacific coast newspaper: "The Sacramento Union."
First across the continent : the story of the exploring expedition of Lewis and Clark in 1803-4-5 by Noah Brooks( Book )

50 editions published between 1901 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon Bonaparte of France sold the vast tract of land known as the country of Louisiana in 1803. The price: fifteen million dollars. There was great opposition to this plan which was ridiculed by many who insisted the region was not only wild but uninhabitable and worthless. Lewis and Clark's successful expedition influenced the history of the West immensely and Brooks has done a marvelous job describing that time
The writings of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln( Book )

11 editions published between 1905 and 1942 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington, D.C., in Lincoln's time by Noah Brooks( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln, and the downfall of American slavery by Noah Brooks( Book )

41 editions published between 1888 and 2007 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Lincoln's Washington; selections from the writings of Noah Brooks, Civil War correspondent by Noah Brooks( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In print, Brooks' wartime dispatches would equal 2,000 pages ... The criteria used in selection ... began with the requirement that Brooks was a witness to the events he described or that he personally interviewed eyewitnesses. Paragraphs containing color, human interest, and amusing anecdotes are included, such as descriptions of life in the White House, parades, or an occasional angry debate in the Congress"--Page 19
Statesmen by Noah Brooks( Book )

14 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short studies in party politics by Noah Brooks( Book )

7 editions published between 1895 and 1992 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy emigrants by Noah Brooks( Book )

35 editions published between 1876 and 2010 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of boys and their adventures on a wagon train going to the California gold country
Abraham Lincoln; the nation's leader in the great struggle through which was maintained the existence of the United States by Noah Brooks( Book )

13 editions published between 1888 and 1909 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writings of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln( Book )

7 editions published between 1888 and 1906 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Knox, a soldier of the Revolution by Noah Brooks( Book )

10 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography explores the life of Henry Knox, a bookseller from Boston who secured his place in history when he brought the guns of Ticonderoga all the way from the shores of Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights, near Boston, at the beginning of the American Revolution. Eventually a general in his own right, Knox and his artillery were key to ending the siege of Boston and securing General George Washington's first victory over the British, and Knox became one of Washington's most valued officers and dearest friends. This work, first published in 1900, features many excerpts from letters written by Knox and his friends and family
Scribner's popular history of the United States : from the earliest discoveries of the western hemisphere by the Northmen to the present time by William Cullen Bryant( Book )

9 editions published between 1896 and 1899 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the Maine coast by Noah Brooks( Book )

10 editions published between 1894 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Marco Polo. by Marco Polo( Book )

12 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln; a biography for young people by Noah Brooks( Book )

18 editions published between 1888 and 1906 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life, stories, and poems of John Brougham by John Brougham( Book )

5 editions published between 1880 and 1881 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy settlers : a story of early times in Kansas by Noah Brooks( Book )

18 editions published between 1891 and 2009 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Marco Polo by Noah Brooks( Book )

13 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combined with terrific illustration, this work by Noah Brooks offers a wonderful biography of Marco Polo and a description of his adventures in Asia, both in the author's and Polo's own words. This book makes an excellent primer on the Venetian merchant, who would come to be one of the world's most renowned explorers
 
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Henry Knox, a soldier of the Revolution
Alternative Names
Noah Brooks Amerikaans journalist (1830-1903)

Noah Brooks journaliste américain

نوآ بروکس

諾亞·布魯克斯

Languages
English (348)

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Abraham Lincoln, and the downfall of American slaveryHenry Knox, a soldier of the Revolution