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McCullough, David G.

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Most widely held works by David G McCullough
John Adams by David G McCullough( Book )

60 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 6,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles John Adams, an influential patriot during the American Revolution who became the nation's first vice president and second president
1776 by David G McCullough( Book )

46 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 6,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is the story of the British commander, William Howe, and his highly disciplined redcoats who looked on their rebel foes with contempt and fought with a valor too little known. But it is the American commander-in-chief who stands foremost -- Washington, who had never before led an army in battle
Truman by David G McCullough( Book )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on newly discovered archival material and extensive interviews with Truman's own family, friends, and Washington colleagues, McCullough tells the deeply moving story of the seemingly ordinary "man from Missouri" who was perhaps the most courageous president in our history
The path between the seas : the creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by David G McCullough( Book )

60 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes all the events and personalities involved in the monumental undertaking which precipitated revolution, scandal, economic crisis, and a new Central American republic
The Wright brothers by David G McCullough( Book )

56 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 4,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened: the age of flight had begun, with the first heavier-than-air, powered machine carrying a pilot. Who were these men and how was it that they achieved what they did? Far more than a couple of unschooled Dayton bicycle mechanics who happened to hit on success, they were men of exceptional courage and determination, and of far-ranging intellectual interests and ceaseless curiosity, much of which they attributed to their upbringing. The house they lived in had no electricity or indoor plumbing, but there were books aplenty, supplied mainly by their preacher father, and they never stopped reading. When they worked together, no problem seemed to be insurmountable. Wilbur was unquestionably a genius. Orville had such mechanical ingenuity as few had ever seen. That they had no more than a public high school education, little money and no contacts in high places, never stopped them in their mission to take to the air. Nothing did, not even the self-evident reality that every time they took off in one of their contrivances, they risked being killed. Historian David McCullough draws on the immense riches of the Wright Papers, including private diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and more than a thousand letters from private family correspondence to tell the human side of the Wright Brothers' story, including the little-known contributions of their sister, Katharine, without whom things might well have gone differently for them
The greater journey : Americans in Paris by David G McCullough( Book )

33 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 3,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McCullough mixes famous and obscure names and delivers capsule biographies of everyone to produce a colorful parade of educated, Victorian-era American travelers and their life-changing experiences in Paris
Mornings on horseback by David G McCullough( Book )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of young Theodore Roosevelt covers his youth when he demanded a strenuous life despite his asthma, weak eyes, and patrician family
The Great Bridge by David G McCullough( Book )

62 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 3,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century
The pioneers : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal West by David G McCullough( Book )

29 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and Polish and held by 3,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As part of the Treaty of Paris, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. A Massachusetts minister named Manasseh Cutler was instrumental in opening this vast territory to veterans of the Revolutionary War and their families for settlement. Included in the Northwest Ordinance were three remarkable conditions: freedom of religion, free universal education, and most importantly, the prohibition of slavery. In 1788 the first band of pioneers set out from New England for the Northwest Territory under the leadership of Revolutionary War veteran General Rufus Putnam. They settled in what is now Marietta on the banks of the Ohio River. McCullough tells the story through five major characters: Cutler and Putnam; Cutler's son Ephraim; and two other men, one a carpenter turned architect, and the other a physician who became a prominent figure in American science. They and their families created a town in a primeval wilderness, while coping with such frontier realities as trees of a size never imagined, floods, fires, wolves, bears, even an earthquake, all the while negotiating a contentious and sometimes hostile relationship with the native people. Like so many of McCullough's subjects, they let no obstacle deter or defeat them. Drawn in great part from a rare and all-but-unknown collection of diaries and letters by the key figures, The Pioneers is a uniquely American story of people whose ambition and courage led them to remarkable accomplishments."--Jacket
1776 by David G McCullough( Recording )

61 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the intensely human story of the those who marched with George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence, when the whole American cause was riding on their success
The American heritage picture history of World War II by C. L Sulzberger( Book )

34 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 2,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive history of the war including 720 photographs and eyewitness accounts
The Johnstown flood by David G McCullough( Book )

45 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A graphic account of the collapse of a poorly constructed dam and the resulting flood which killed 2,000 people and caused a nationwide scandal
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

21 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 2,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
Seabiscuit by Jeff Bridges( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2020 in English and Chinese and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A half-blind ex-prizefighter and a mustang breaker team up with a millionaire and his rough-hewn, undersized horse, Seabiscuit. The men bring Seabiscuit to incredible heights, helping to turn a long shot into a legend. Eventually, Seabiscuit earns Horse of the Year honors in 1938
John Adams by David G McCullough( Recording )

55 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who thought, wrote, and spoke out for the "Great Cause" come what might, who traveled far and wide in all seasons and often at extreme risk; and who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war
The Roosevelts : an intimate history by PBS Distribution (Firm)( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentaire portant sur Théodore, Franklin et Eleanor Roosevelt, trois membres d'une des familles les plus importantes et influentes de la politique américaine
Brave companions : portraits in history by David G McCullough( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of men and women who have shaped the course of history or changed how we view the world
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

74 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This landmark documentary film series movingly and vividly presents the entire sweep of the war, from the battlefields to the homefronts, from the politicians and generals to the enlisted men and their families, from the causes of the war and the opening guns at Sumter to the stillness at Appomatox and Lincoln's assassination and beyond
The Shakers : hands to work, hearts to God by Ken Burns( Visual )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This revealing and poignant film by Ken Burns portrays 200 years of Shaker life in America, guided by the recollections of the three surviving members of the faith, along with a wealth of archival material from over 40 collections. Explore every aspect of this strange and noble sect that produced some of the greatest architecture and furniture in American history
Statue of Liberty by Ken Burns( Visual )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Filmmaker Ken Burns presents the definitive portrait of this great lady of the American imagination, in a program that won nominations for both an Academy Award and an Emmy. Follow her life, from her creation by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, through her painstaking construction and accident-prone dedication in 1886. Interviews with ordinary Americans reveal a deep understanding of the unique place the statue holds in our hearts"--Publisher's website
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1776TrumanThe path between the seas : the creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914The greater journey : Americans in ParisMornings on horsebackThe Great Bridge1776The Johnstown flood
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David McCullough

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Девід Маккалоу

Маккалоу, Дэвид

מקאלו, דייוויד

מקלו, דוד, 1933-

ديفيد ماكولوج

ديفيد ماكولوغ

دیوید مک‌کولو

डेविड मैककलॉफ

डेविड मैककलॉफ अमेरिकी इतिहासकार और लेखक

டேவிட் மெக்காலோ

매컬로, 데이비드 G. 1933-

매컬로프, 데이비드 1933-

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