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Ratner, Lorman

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Works: 17 works in 108 publications in 3 languages and 9,647 library holdings
Genres: History  Reference works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Lorman Ratner
Multiculturalism in the United States : a comparative guide to acculturation and ethnicity by John D Buenker( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 3,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses the question of how American culture was shaped from the cultures of Europe, much of Asia, Africa, PreColumbian America, and Latin America
Fanatics and fire-eaters : newspapers and the coming of the Civil War by Lorman Ratner( )

13 editions published between 1900 and 2004 in English and held by 1,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using a finely honed analysis of specific events, from the Brooks-Sumner incident to the attack on Fort Sumter, the book provides a thorough and colorful background of the descent into war. Tracing political accounts and diatribes published in northern and southern newspapers from 1856 to the shelling of Fort Sumter in 1861, Ratner and Teeter assert that newspapers, in their desire to be profitable and promote specific agendas, stoked the fires that heated tensions between North and South."--Jacket
Paradoxes of prosperity : wealth-seeking versus Christian values in pre-Civil War America by Lorman Ratner( )

11 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the United States' immense economic growth in the 1850s, Americans worried about whether the booming agricultural, industrial, and commercial expansion came at the price of cherished American values such as honesty, hard work, and dedication to the common good. Was the nation becoming greedy, selfish, vulgar, and cruel? Was there such a thing as too much prosperity?_x000B__x000B_At the same time, the United States felt the influence of the rise of popular mass-circulation newspapers and magazines and the surge in American book publishing. Concern over living correctly as well as prosperously was commonly discussed by leading authors and journalists, who were now writing for ever-expanding regional and national audiences. Women became more important as authors and editors, giving advice and building huge markets for women readers, with the magazine Godey's Lady's Book and novels by Susan Warner, Maria Cummins, and Harriet Beecher Stowe expressing women's views about the troubled state of society. Best-selling male writers--including novelist George Lippard, historian George Bancroft, and travel writer Bayard Taylor--were among those adding their voices to concerns about prosperity and morality and about America's place in the world. Writers and publishers discovered that a high moral tone could be exceedingly good for business._x000B__x000B_The authors of this book examine how popular writers and widely read newspapers, magazines, and books expressed social tensions between prosperity and morality. This study draws on that nationwide conversation through leading mass media, including circulation-leading newspapers, the New York Herald and the New York Tribune, plus prominent newspapers from the South and West, the Richmond Enquirer and the Cincinnati Enquirer. Best-selling magazines aimed at middle-class tastes, Harper's Magazine and the Southern Literary Messenger, added their voices, as did two leading business magazines
Powder keg; Northern opposition to the antislavery movement, 1831-1840 by Lorman Ratner( Book )

9 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Development of an American culture by Stanley Coben( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-Civil War reform; the variety of principles and programs by Lorman Ratner( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antimasonry : the crusade and the party by Lorman Ratner( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Jackson and his Tennessee lieutenants : a study in political culture by Lorman Ratner( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Jackson and those Tennesseans who, along with him, were a major force in Tennessee and American political life can best be understood by examining the political culture they all shared. The ten men studied here were the children or grandchildren of immigrants from either the Scottish lowlands or the north of Ireland. All experienced the rise from the yeoman/artisan class to that of landed gentry, and all displayed in their adult lives the influence of that move from one socioeconomic class to another. This view of Jackson and his closest friends suggests a view of these men's motives; t
Dialogue in American history by Lorman Ratner( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Kirke Paulding : the last republican by Lorman Ratner( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northern opposition to the anti-slavery movement, 1831-1840 by Lorman Ratner( )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogue in American history by Lorman Ratner( Book )

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

O desenvolvimento da cultura norte-americana by Stanley Coben( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in Portuguese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackson's Tennessee lieutenants : a study in political culture by Lorman Ratner( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackson and his Tennessee lieutenants : a study in political culture by Lorman Ratner( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fantastics and fire-eaters : newspapers and the coming of Civil War by Lorman Ratner( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Power keg : Northern opposition to antislavery movement, 1831-1840 by Lorman Ratner( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Fanatics and fire-eaters : newspapers and the coming of the Civil War
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Ratner, Lorman

Ratner, Lorman A.

Ratner, Lorman A. 1932-

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Fanatics and fire-eaters : newspapers and the coming of the Civil WarParadoxes of prosperity : wealth-seeking versus Christian values in pre-Civil War AmericaAndrew Jackson and his Tennessee lieutenants : a study in political cultureJames Kirke Paulding : the last republicanJackson's Tennessee lieutenants : a study in political cultureJackson and his Tennessee lieutenants : a study in political cultureFantastics and fire-eaters : newspapers and the coming of Civil War