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Douglas, George H. 1934-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 104 publications in 1 language and 7,507 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
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
Edmund Wilson's America by George H Douglas( )

13 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Edmund Wilson died in 1972 he was widely acclaimed as one of America's great literary critics. But it was often forgotten by many of his admirers that he was also a brilliant and penetrating critic of American life. In a literary career spanning half a century, Wilson commented on nearly every aspect of the American experience, and he produced a body of work on the subject that rivals those of Tocqueville and Henry Adams.In this book, George H. Douglas has distilled the essence from Wilson's many writings on America. An active reporter and journalist as much as a scholar, Wilson ranged fr
The Golden Age of the newspaper by George H Douglas( )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,146 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 democratic republic, and how the newspapers molded themselves into a distinctly American character to become an intimate part of daily life
All aboard! : the railroad in American life by George H Douglas( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 951 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 )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Precisely how and why radio developed as it did is a fascinating story, told with authority in this book. Of interest to both the specialist and the general reader, this history concentrates on the years between 1920 and 1930 in the united States when radio was rapidly growing and changing. It covers all important areas in the development of the radio industry: business, programming, regulation, finance, the manufacturing of radio sets and equipment, the development of technology, the rise of networks, and the flowering of radio as a medium of entertainment and new (from cover)
H.L. Mencken, critic of American life by George H Douglas( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 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 507 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 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 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women of the 20s by George H Douglas( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes chapters on Aimee Semple McPherson, Amelia Earhart, Martha Graham, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, and Anita Loos
Skyscrapers : a social history of the very tall building in America by George H Douglas( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This history of skyscrapers examines how they affected the cityscape and the people who worked in, lived in, and visited them. It looks at the architects who had the vision to design and build America's skyscrapers, the steelworkers who built them, and the financiers who put up the money
Rail city, Chicago, USA by George H Douglas( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Teaching of business communication( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 88 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 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching business communication two( Book )

in English and held by 26 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

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)
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

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

Mencken: critic of american life by George H Douglas( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The early days of radio broadcasting
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The Golden Age of the newspaperAll aboard! : the railroad in American lifeThe early days of radio broadcastingThe 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
Alternative Names
Douglas, George H.

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English (101)