WorldCat Identities

Nordhoff, Charles 1830-1901

Overview
Works: 123 works in 549 publications in 3 languages and 9,341 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Controversial literature  Guidebooks  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Recipient
Classifications: HX653, 335.973
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Charles Nordhoff
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Charles Nordhoff
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 )
120 editions published between 1874 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"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."
California : for health, pleasure, and residence : a book for travellers and settlers by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
47 editions published between 1872 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,101 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
The cotton states in the spring and summer of 1875 by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
24 editions published between 1876 and 1982 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich islands by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
26 editions published between 1874 and 2007 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cape Cod and all along shore; stories by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
11 editions published between 1868 and 1970 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Politics : for young Americans by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
35 editions published between 1874 and 1899 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whaling and fishing by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
14 editions published between 1855 and 1978 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrative of author's service on an anonymous whaler out of New Bedford between 1850 and 1852 to hunt whales off the coast of Madagascar; the third and concluding volume in the author's series on life at sea begun with "Man-of-war life" and continued with "The merchant vessel."
Peninsular California; some account of the climate, soil productions, and present condition chiefly of the northern half of Lower California by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
5 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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( Book )
15 editions published between 1855 and 1985 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Like many a restless teenager before him, Charles Nordhoff craved excitement and in 1844, when barely 14, he managed to talk his way into the US Navy. A bookish lad who had been apprenticed to a printer, Nordhoff was better educated than most of his fellow seamen, and was well equipped to describe what became a three-year round-the-world adventure. He was lucky in his ship, USS Columbus, a large 74-gun ship of the line that had been chosen to undertake a diplomatic mission to China, and then to Japan, in an abortive attempt to open the latter to American trade. In the course of this voyage, No
Stories of the island world by Charles Nordhoff( )
6 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The merchant vessel a sailor-boy's voyages to see the world by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
15 editions published between 1855 and 1895 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The freedmen of South-Carolina some account of their appearance, character, condition, and peculiar customs by Charles Nordhoff( )
13 editions published in 1863 in English and held by 198 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 )
14 editions published between 1865 and 1971 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Yankee windjammers by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
3 editions published between 1940 and 1943 in English and held by 147 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 )
9 editions published between 1857 and 1968 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
God and the future life : the reasonableness of christianity by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
7 editions published between 1883 and 1884 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sailor life on Man of War and Merchant Vessel by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
9 editions published between 1881 and 1884 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nordhoff's West Coast : California, Oregon, and Hawaii by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life on the ocean by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
7 editions published between 1874 and 1974 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Columbia River and Puget Sound by Charles Nordhoff( Book )
9 editions published between 1874 and 1981 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.51 (from 0.00 for Autograph ... to 1.00 for Daniel Coi ...)
Alternative Names
Nordhoff, Charles
Norudohotsufu, Charesu
ノルドホッフ, チャーレス
諾篤蒲布, 査理
Languages
English (422)
German (1)
Italian (1)
Covers