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Douglas, George H. 1934-

Overview
Works: 21 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 7,512 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: TF23, 818.5209
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Most widely held works about George H Douglas
 
Most widely held works by George H Douglas
All aboard! : the railroad in American life by George H Douglas( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how the railroad has shaped the lives of Americans and the communities they live in
The early days of radio broadcasting by George H Douglas( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.L. Mencken, critic of American life by George H Douglas( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Wilson's America by George H Douglas( Book )

11 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education without impact : how our universities fail the young by George H Douglas( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though it is easy to expect too much from our institutions of higher learning, there is still reason for concern that American colleges and universities have followed paths that are at cross-purposes with the spirit of liberal education
The Golden Age of the newspaper by George H Douglas( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the arrival of the penny papers in the 1830s to the coming of radio news around 1930, the American newspaper celebrated its Golden Age and years of greatest influence on society. Born in response to a thirst for news in large eastern cities such as New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, the mood of the modern metropolitan papers eventually spread throughout the nation. Douglas tells the story of the great innovators of the American press-men like Bennett, Greeley, Bryant, Dana, Pulitzer, Hearst, and Scripps. He details the development of the bond between newspapers and the citizens of a demo
Women of the 20s by George H Douglas( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes chapters on Aimee Semple McPherson, Amelia Earhart, Martha Graham, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, and Anita Loos
The smart magazines : 50 years of literary revelry and high jinks at Vanity fair, the New Yorker, Life, Esquire, and the Smart set by George H Douglas( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skyscrapers : a social history of the very tall building in America by George H Douglas( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This history of skyscrapers examines how these tall buildings affected the cityscape and the people who worked in, lived in, and visited them. Much of the focus is rightly on the architects who had the vision to design and build America's skyscrapers, but attention is also given to the steelworkers who built them, the financiers who put up the money, and the daredevils who attempt to "conquer" them in some inexplicable pursuit of fame. The impact of the skyscraper on popular culture, particularly film and literature, is also explored
Rail city, Chicago, USA by George H Douglas( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Teaching of business communication( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postwar America : 1948 and the incubation of our times by George H Douglas( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in the history of business writing by George H., Ed Douglas( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because written communication has nearly always been the medium for transmitting information in the business world, these essays are a step toward providing a seminal statement on the history and practice of business writing. The essays in this volume are: "Business Writing and the Spread of Literacy in Late Medieval England" (Malcolm Richardson); "Humanistic Influences on the Art of the Familiar Epistle in the Renaissance" (Donald R. Dickson); "The First Century of English Business Writing, 1417-1525" (Malcolm Richardson); "Methodology for Researching Early Business Writing in English" (Malcolm Richardson); "a 16th Century Work on Communication: Precursor of Modern Business Communication" (Herbert W. Hildebrandt); "The Earliest Correspondence of the British East India Company (1600-19)" Kitty O. Locker); "The Etiquette of American Business Correspondence" (L.W. Denton); "The Communication Theory of Johann Carl May: Its Influence on Business Communication in Germany" (Herbert W. Hildebrandt and Iris Varner); "Business Writing in America in the Nineteenth Century" (George H. Douglas); "'Elegant Simplicity': Lord Chesterfield's Ideal for Business Writing" (William E. Rivers); "From Press Book and Pigeonhole to Vertical Filing: Revolution in Storage and Access Systems for Correspondence (JoAnne Yates); "The Historical and Cultural Significance of Direct-Mail Fund-Raising Letters" (John Pauly); "'Sir, This Will Never Do': Model Dunning Letters, 1592-1873" (Kitty O. Locker); and "The Teaching of Business Writing at the Collegiate Level 1900-1920" (Francis W. Weeks). (Srt)
Teaching business communication two( Book )

in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business communication casebook three : a publication of the American Business Communication Association by American Business Communication Association( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern commercial arithmetic by George H Douglas( Book )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reconsideration of the Dewey-Croce exchange by George H Douglas( )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amiable New York et Greenwood Lake : an appreciation of an overlooked commuter line by George H Douglas( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Logbook by Montana (Ship)( )

1 edition published in 1876 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Logbook of the Colorado Steam Navigation Co.'s steamship Montana which operated between San Francisco and Port Isabel on the Gulf of California. Holograph entries by commanding officer George H. Douglas. Accompanied by a check dated 22 June 1878 drawn on the Citizens National Bank ("Merchants" is crossed out, "Citizens" is written above it)
Cassirer's notion of human memory and its relation to the philosophy of language and theory of culture by George H Douglas( )

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

 
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The early days of radio broadcasting
Alternative Names
Douglas, George H.

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The early days of radio broadcastingEdmund Wilson's AmericaThe Golden Age of the newspaperThe smart magazines : 50 years of literary revelry and high jinks at Vanity fair, the New Yorker, Life, Esquire, and the Smart setSkyscrapers : a social history of the very tall building in AmericaPostwar America : 1948 and the incubation of our times