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Nordhoff, Charles 1830-1901

Overview
Works: 134 works in 692 publications in 2 languages and 10,436 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Handbooks and manuals  Guidebooks  Controversial literature  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Recipient
Classifications: HX653, 335.973
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The communistic societies of the United States; from personal visit and observation including detailed accounts of the Economists, Zoarites, Shakers, the Amana, Oneida, Bethel, Aurora, Icarian, and other existing societies, their religious creeds, social practices, numbers, industries, and present condition by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

138 editions published between 1874 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unabridged and unaltered republication of the work first published in 1875
California : for health, pleasure, and residence : a book for travellers and settlers by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

54 editions published between 1872 and 2006 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Nordhoff (1830-1901) and his family came to America from Prussia when he was a boy and settled in Cincinnati, Ohio. Winning a reputation as a journalist and writer on the sea, Nordhoff was managing editor of the New York Evening Post, 1861-1871. He spent 1872-1873 travelling to California and Hawaii, and returned east to become the Washington correspondent of the New York Herald. He continued to visit California frequently and spent his last years in Coronado. California: for health, pleasure and residence (1873) was an extremely popular guidebook that persuaded many to settle in California. It opens with descriptions of the various routes available to the traveller to California and the visitor to Yosemite. Next come suggested points of interest; California agriculture (with hints to prospective settlers); and notes on the Southern California climate
Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich islands by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

34 editions published between 1874 and 2017 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cotton states in the spring and summer of 1875 by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

31 editions published between 1876 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cape Cod and all along shore; stories by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

15 editions published between 1868 and 1970 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Arthur the platypus has a terrible time remembering everything from his hat to the names of the oceans, he finds that there are some important things in his life which he can remember
Politics : for young Americans by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

43 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merchant vessel; a sailor boy's voyages around the world by Charles Nordhoff( )

19 editions published between 1855 and 1895 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative sketches of the author's service as a merchant mariner between approximately 1847 and 1851, liberally salted with 'yarns' about life at sea on board a variety of merchant vessels (including an Indiamen and a Slaver) bound for destinations around the world as told by his fellow seamen
Man-of-war life : a boy's experience in the United States Navy, during a voyage around the world in a ship-of-the-line by Charles Nordhoff( )

19 editions published between 1855 and 1985 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whaling and fishing by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

21 editions published between 1855 and 2012 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers a personal narrative published in 1856 during the heyday of American whaling. The author aims to provide a "plain common sense picture" of whaling in the hopes of dissuading young men and boys from pursuing a life at sea
The freedmen of South Carolina: some account of their appearance, character, condition, and peculiar customs by Charles Nordhoff( )

14 editions published in 1863 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of the island world by Charles Nordhoff( )

5 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peninsular California : some account of the climate, soil productions, and present condition chiefly of the northern half of Lower California by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

12 editions published between 1888 and 2015 in English and French and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America for free working men. Mechanics, farmers and laborers read! How slavery injures the free working man. The slave-labor system the free working-man's worst enemy by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

16 editions published between 1865 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine years a sailor; being sketch of personal experience in the United States naval service, the American and British merchant marine, and the whaling service by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

11 editions published between 1857 and 1968 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Yankee windjammers by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

4 editions published between 1940 and 1943 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God and the future life : the reasonableness of christianity by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

7 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nordhoff's West Coast : California, Oregon, and Hawaii by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor life on Man of War and Merchant Vessel by Charles Nordhoff( Book )

4 editions published between 1884 and 2010 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy's own sea stories : being the adventures of a sailor in the navy, the merchant service, and on a whaling cruise by Charles Nordhoff( )

3 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy's own sea stories : adventures on board a man-of-war, a merchantman, and a whaler ; with twelve tinted illustrations by Charles Nordhoff( )

3 editions published in 1863 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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California : for health, pleasure, and residence : a book for travellers and settlers
Alternative Names
Charles Nordhoff (journalist) Amerikaans journalist (1830-1901)

Charles Nordhoff Journaliste américain

Charles Nordhoff periodista estadounidense

Nordhoff Charles

Norudohotsufu, Charesu

Чарльз Нордхофф

ノルドホッフ, チャーレス

諾篤蒲布, 査理

Languages
English (498)

French (1)

Covers
California : for health, pleasure, and residence : a book for travellers and settlersNorthern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich islands