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Becker, Carl L. (Carl Lotus) 1873-1945

Overview
Works: 235 works in 1,384 publications in 6 languages and 27,235 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks  Biography  Sermons  Historical fiction  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Creator, Author of introduction, Other, ed, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: JK128, 190
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The Declaration of independence : a study in the history of political ideas by Carl L Becker( Book )

145 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed examination of the political theories formulated in the Declaration of Independence and their historical antecedents
The heavenly city of the eighteenth century philosophers by Carl L Becker( Book )

108 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 2,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays disclose the fallacy of believing that the eighteenth century was essentially modern in its temper. The author demonstrates that the period commonly described as the Ages of Reason was, in fact, very far from that; that Voltaire, Hume, Diderot and Locke were living in a medieval world, and that the philosophers "demolished the Heavenly City of St. Augustine only to rebuild it with more up-to-date materials
The eve of the revolution : a chronicle of the breach with England by Carl L Becker( Book )

62 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and responsibility in the American way of life; five lectures delivered ... at the University of Michigan, December 1944 by Carl L Becker( Book )

84 editions published between 1945 and 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of five lectures comprises a testament both challenging and reassuring: challenging because it clearly defines the magnitude of the dilemma which confronts modern democratic man in a technological society; reassuring, because it clearly states the philosophical ground for belief that modern democratic man can resolve that dilemma
Everyman his own historian; essays on history and politics by Carl L Becker( Book )

24 editions published between 1935 and 1987 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginnings of the American people by Carl L Becker( Book )

52 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shelf2Life Colonial America (1492-1763) Collection is an intriguing set of pre-1923 volumes chronicling the people and events that shaped the United States in its early years
How new will the better world be? A discussion of post-war reconstruction by Carl L Becker( Book )

39 editions published between 1944 and 1971 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern democracy by Carl L Becker( Book )

49 editions published between 1941 and 1964 in English and German and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detachment and the writing of history; essays and letters of Carl L. Becker by Carl L Becker( Book )

25 editions published between 1910 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of political parties in the province of New York, 1760-1776 by Carl L Becker( Book )

26 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progress and power by Carl L Becker( Book )

33 editions published between 1936 and 1965 in English and Italian and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Lectures delivered at Stanford University, on the RaYmond Fred West Memorial Foundation, in April 1935.'"
Safeguarding civil liberty today; the Edward L. Bernays lectures of 1944 given at Cornell university by Carl L Becker( Book )

13 editions published between 1943 and 1949 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New liberties for old by Carl L Becker( Book )

17 editions published between 1941 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of European civilization by Wallace K Ferguson( Book )

35 editions published between 1936 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern history; the rise of a democratic, scientific, and industrial civilization by Carl L Becker( Book )

31 editions published between 1931 and 1958 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this edition of Modern History Chapter XXIII, the New World of Today, has been brought thoroughly up to date. The changes comprise the rewriting of several sections and the addition of new paragraphs and pages to take account of recent events, as well as the addition of a new section on the Great Depression
Benjamin Franklin, a biographical sketch by Carl L Becker( Book )

9 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States; an experiment in democracy by Carl L Becker( Book )

15 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon in review by George Gordon Andrews( Book )

5 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spirit of '76, and other essays by Carl L Becker( Book )

14 editions published between 1927 and 1974 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornell university: founders and the founding. Six lectures delivered at Cornell university on the Messenger foundation in the year 1943, in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the opening of that institution in the year 1868: together with fifteen interesting but hitherto unpublished documents relating thereto. The whole further adduced in explanatory and commentative notes and supported by exact references to the original sources according to the practice of the most eminent historians; with all of which is included an address entitled 'The Cornell tradition, ' delivered on April 27, 1940, in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the signing of the charter by Carl L Becker( Book )

5 editions published between 1943 and 1944 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six lectures delivered at Cornell university on the Messenger foundation in the year 1943, in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the opening of that institution in the year 1868: together with fifteen interesting but hitherto unpublished documents relating thereto. The whole further adduced in explanatory and commentative notes and supported by exact references to the original sources according to the practice of the most eminent historians; with all of which is included an address entitled 'The Cornell tradition, ' delivered on April 27, 1940, in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the signing of the charter
 
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The Declaration of independence : a study in the history of political ideas
Alternative Names
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Becker, Carl 1873-1945

Becker, Carl L.

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Becker, Carl L. (Carl Lotus), 1873-1945

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Becker, Karl 1873-1945

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Carl L. Becker American historian

Carl L. Becker Amerikaans historicus van de moderne tijd (1873-1945)

Carl Lotus Becker

Carl Lotus Becker US-amerikanischer Historiker und Hochschullehrer

Lotus Becker, Carl 1873-1945

بكر، كارل لوتس

بيكر، كارل لوتوس

كارل ل. بيكر، 1873-1945

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The heavenly city of the eighteenth century philosophersBeginnings of the American peopleThe United States; an experiment in democracy