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Mayer, Milton 1908-1986

Overview
Works: 98 works in 265 publications in 4 languages and 7,233 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  History  Biography  Sources  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
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They thought they were free; the Germans, 1933-45 by Milton Mayer( Book )

53 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with ten former Nazis comprise the core of this penetrating study of the psychological causes of Nazism and their implications for modern Germany
On liberty: man v. the state by Milton Mayer( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revolution in education by Mortimer Jerome Adler( Book )

22 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and French and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If men were angels by Milton Mayer( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tradition of freedom; selections from the writers who shaped the traditional concepts of freedom and justice in America by Milton Mayer( Book )

7 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Maynard Hutchins : a memoir by Milton Mayer( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography reviews the life of Robert Maynard Hutchins, a leader in higher education in the 20th century, by a long-time friend and colleague. The biography first follows Hutchins' story from his origins as a preacher's son in rural Ohio to Oberlin College, through early success at the Yale Law school where he reformed legal education and influenced the practice of law. Most of the book is about his long tenure as president of the University of Chicago which encompassed university educational reform, establishment of the "Great Books" curriculum and a national Great Books enthusiasm, the McCarthy hearings on communists, World War ii, and the development of the atomic bomb. The book then documents Hutchins' activities following the war which emphasized working for peace and social change and a world community. Later in life he settled in Santa Barbara, California and started the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. The narrative focuses throughout on Hutchins as a personality, a reformer and a thinker. His broad influence on various aspects of university and public life are emphasized and his shortcomings, failures and obstacles are also included. Notes accompany each chapter. An index is also included. (Jb)
The art of the impossible; a study of the Czech resistance by Milton Mayer( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature of the beast by Milton Mayer( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biodegradable man : selected essays by Milton Mayer( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Undetermined and English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mayer/Boulding dialogue on peace research by Kenneth E Boulding( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young man in a hurry : the story of William Rainey Harper, first president of the University of Chicago by Milton Mayer( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1994 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tradition of freedom by Milton Mayer( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These few by Milton Mayer( Book )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great ideas today, 1966( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great ideas today, 1965( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great ideas today, 1964( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tradition of freedom : selections from the writers who shaped the traditional concepts of freedom and justice in America by Milton Mayer( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steps in the dark by Milton Mayer( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They thought they were free the Germans, 1933-45 by Milton Mayer( )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1955, They Thought They Were Free is an eloquent and provocative examination of the development of fascism in Germany. Milton Mayer's book is a study of ten Germans and their lives from 1933-45, based on interviews he conducted after the war when he lived in Germany. Mayer had a position as a research professor at the University of Frankfurt and lived in a nearby small Hessian town which he disguised with the name "Kronenberg." "These ten men were not men of distinction," Mayer noted, but they had been members of the Nazi Party; Mayer wanted to discover what had made them Nazis
Conscience and the commonwealth : an address by Milton Mayer( Book )

3 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Mayer, M.

Mayer, Milton

Mayer, Milton 1908-

Mayer, Milton 1908-1986

Mayer, Milton S.

Mayer, Milton Sanford 1908-

Milton Mayer American journalist

Milton Mayer Amerikaans journalist (1908-1986)

Milton Mayer journaliste américain

마이어, 밀턴 1908-1986

마이어, 밀턴 샌포드 1908-1986

마이어, 밀튼 샌포드 1908-1986

메이어, 밀턴 샌포드 1908-1986

메이어, 밀튼 샌포드 1908-1986

マイヤー, ミルトン

ミルトン・マイヤー

Languages
English (161)

German (3)

Japanese (3)

French (1)

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Robert Maynard Hutchins : a memoirThey thought they were free the Germans, 1933-45