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Van Doren, Charles Lincoln 1926-

Overview
Works: 135 works in 436 publications in 11 languages and 21,759 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Chronology  Maps  Biography‡vDictionaries  Juvenile works  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN83, 920.073
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Most widely held works by Charles Lincoln Van Doren
How to Read a Book by Mortimer Jerome Adler( Book )

79 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the art of reading by examining each aspect of reading, problems encountered, and tells how to combat them
Webster's American biographies by Charles Lincoln Van Doren( Book )

26 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides concise biographical information on more than 3000 Americans of the past and present, indexed by career or profession and by state or territory
Great treasury of Western thought : a compendium of important statements on man and his institutions by the great thinkers in Western history by Mortimer Jerome Adler( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in English and Chinese and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On t.p.: A compendium of important statements on man and his institutions by the great thinkers in western history
A documentary history of the Mexican Americans by Wayne Moquin( Book )

22 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great documents in American Indian history by Wayne Moquin( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of writings records the ideas and attitudes of American Indians throughout history and offers insight into their culture and struggles with the white man
Webster's guide to American history : a chronological, geographical, and biographical survey and compendium( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of knowledge : past, present, and future by Charles Lincoln Van Doren( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a compendium of everything that humankind has thought, invented, created, considered, and perfected from the beginning of civilization into the twenty-first century. A History of Knowledge covers not only all the great theories and discoveries of the human race, but also explores the social conditions, political climates, and individual men and women of genius that brought ideas to fruition throughout history. --from publisher description
Great documents in Black American history by George Ducas( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflects black-white attitudes and interactions over the years and mirrors, from different points of view, the experiences and hopes of Americans who happen to be black and whose history is a valid, if suppressed, part of American history
A documentary history of conservation in America by Robert McHenry( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in 3 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln's commando; the biography of Commander W.B. Cushing, U.S.N by Ralph Joseph Roske( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The joy of reading : 210 favorite books, plays, poems, essays, etc. : what's in them, why read them by Charles Lincoln Van Doren( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An annotated bibliography of 210 of of the author's favorite books
A documentary history of the Italian Americans by Wayne Moquin( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea of progress by Charles Lincoln Van Doren( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to mother; an anthology by Charles Lincoln Van Doren( Book )

10 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from famous men and women to their mothers
The American way of crime : a documentary history( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The joy of reading : a passionate guide to 182 of the world's best authors and their works by Charles Lincoln Van Doren( Book )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists in chronological order the most important and enjoyable books according to the author, with reviews and anecdotes on each literary work
The Trans/vision book of health( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to read a book the classic guide to intelligent reading by Mortimer Jerome Adler( Recording )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the various levels of reading and how to achieve them, the different reading techniques for reading practical books, imaginative literature, plays, poetry, history, science, mathematics, philosophic and social science, and finally, a recommended reading list and reading tests whereby you can measure your own progress in reading skills, comprehension and speed
Growing up in Colonial America by Charles Lincoln Van Doren( Book )

2 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in the great depression by Charles Lincoln Van Doren( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Great treasury of Western thought : a compendium of important statements on man and his institutions by the great thinkers in Western historyGreat documents in American Indian historyA history of knowledge : past, present, and futureLincoln's commando; the biography of Commander W.B. Cushing, U.S.NThe joy of reading : a passionate guide to 182 of the world's best authors and their worksHow to read a book the classic guide to intelligent reading