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Miller, Donald L. 1944-

Overview
Works: 164 works in 302 publications in 1 language and 8,620 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Tours  Sources 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: F548.3, 940.544973
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Most widely held works by Donald L Miller
City of the century : the epic of Chicago and the making of America by Donald L Miller ( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines Chicago's nineteenth-century history, looking at its progress from a fur-trading post to a bustling city that burned to the ground in 1871, rising again by 1893 to become one of the greatest cities in America, with the busiest and most modern downtown in the country and over a dozen of the highest buildings ever constructed
Masters of the air : America's bomber boys who fought the air war against Nazi Germany by Donald L Miller ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Masters of the Air is the story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler's doorstep. With the narrative power of fiction, Donald Miller takes readers on a harrowing ride through the fire-filled skies over Berlin, Hanover, and Dresden and describes the terrible cost of bombing for the German people."--BOOK JACKET
The story of World War II by Donald L Miller ( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comprehensive history of World War II draws on previously unavailable resources to incorporate new information on the contributions of African Americans and other minorities, the war in the Pacific, and the liberation of the death camps
Lewis Mumford, a life by Donald L Miller ( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on ten years of research and unprecedented access to original and private papers, this is an engagingly written study of Lewis Mumford's full and fascinating life. It examines his life as one of the 20th century's most important American intellectuals and his contributions to history; philosophy; literary, art, and architectural citicism; urban planning; and the study of technology. He was perhaps the world's foremost authority on cities, architecture, and technology, as well as receiving nearly every major intellectual award, including the National Medal for the Arts
The Lewis Mumford reader by Lewis Mumford ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume brings together representative selections of Lewis Mumford's major writings on the central concerns of his life. Praised by Malcolm Cowley as "the last of the great humanists," Mumford (1895-1990) produced a body of cultural criticism and commentary that for its range and richness is unmatched in modern American letters. Author of countless articles and more than thirty books - including the landmark works The Culture of the Cities and The City in History - Mumford is arguably this century's foremost architectural critic. In addition, he shaped some of the most important public policy debates of our time, writing with vigor on such issues as urban development, transportation policy, land planning, the environment, nuclear disarmament, and the problems and promises of technology
The kingdom of coal : work, enterprise, and ethnic communities in the mine fields by Donald L Miller ( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D-days in the Pacific by Donald L Miller ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a comprehensive study of the extensive Allied campaign to retake the Pacific islands from the Japanese and includes eyewitness accounts of the battles from the attack on Pearl Harbor to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki along with a number of photographs and maps
The New American radicalism : Alfred M. Bingham and non-Marxian insurgency in the New Deal era by Donald L Miller ( Book )
5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Biography of America ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 26-part series of half-hour programs explores the human side of American history and encourages critical thinking about the forces that shaped America. Using photos, film footage, and documents, host historians lecture in a first-person narrative to describe a collective life story and history of American people and their every-day events
Eighth air force : the American bomber crews in Britain by Donald L Miller ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Masters of the air America's bomber boys who fought the air war against Nazi Germany by Donald L Miller ( )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler's doorstep. With the narrative power of fiction, Donald Miller takes readers on a harrowing ride through the fire-filled skies over Berlin, Hanover, and Dresden and describes the terrible cost of bombing for the German people
The story of World War II by Donald L Miller ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drawing on previously unpublished eyewitness accounts, prizewinning historian Donald L. Miller has written what critics are calling one of the most powerful accounts of warfare ever published. Here are the horror and heroism of World War II in the words of the men who fought it, the journalists who covered it, and the civilians who were caught in its fury
America 1900 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using archival film and photographs; interviews with historians, writers and descendants; this film looks back at the year 1900. Features President McKinley's reelection; the guerilla war in the Philippines; John Muir's nature movement; inventions such as motion pictures, x-rays, automobiles, phonographs, the electric light, and indoor plumbing; the Gibson Girl; photojournalist Frances Benjamin Johnston; public morality and Olga Nethersole's play Sapho; huge waves of immigration; deadly coal mine explosion in Scofield, Utah; racism and Jim Crow in the South; U.S. Rep. George White of North Carolina attempts to outlaw lynching; opposing black leaders Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois; Scott Joplin and the birth of the music industry; China's Boxer Rebellion and the fate of missionaries like Eva, Charles & Florence Price; deadly hurricane hits Galveston, Texas; John Mitchell's attempts to unite coal workers and the United Mine Workers strike
D-days in the Pacific by Donald L Miller ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D-Days in the Pacific tells the epic story of the campaign waged by American forces to win back the Pacific islands from Japan. Based on eyewitness accounts by the combatants, it covers the entire Pacific struggle from the attack on Pearl Harbor to the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Pacific war was largely a seaborne offensive fought over immense distances. Many of the amphibious assaults on Japanese-held islands were among the most savagely fought battles in American history: Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, New Guinea, Peleliu, Leyte Gulf, Iwo Jima, Okinawa. D-Days in the Pacific is the finest one-volume account of this titanic struggle
Chicago city of the century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc two of four. Program focuses on Chicago's revolution into an industrial society and the benefits and problems that went along with it
A vital progressivism ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 19 of the series that explores the human side of American history. Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggle of ordinary people. In a discussion with professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. -- Part 20 of the series that explores the human side of American history. The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention, the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller
The rise of capitalism the unseen hand ; The reform impulse : religion and individualism ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 7 of the series that explores the human side of American history. Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution--the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis
New world encounters the beginnings of America ; English settlement : New England and Virginia ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1 of the series that explores the human side of American history. Professor Miller introduces A Biography of America and its team of historians. The program looks at the beginnings of American history from west to east, following the first Ice Age migrations through the corn civilizations of Middle America, and the explorations of Columbus, DeSoto, and the Spanish
FDR and the depression ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 21 of the series that explores the human side of American history. Professor Brinkley continues his story of 20th century presidents with a profile of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Brinkley paints a picture of America during the Depression and chronicles some of Roosevelt's programmatic and personal efforts to help the country through its worst economic crisis. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is at FDR's side and, in many respects, ahead of him as the decade unfolds
A new system of government Westward expansion ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 5 of the series that explores the human side of American history. After the War for Independence, the struggle for a new system of government begins. Professor Maier looks at the creation of the Constitution of the United States and the threats to the new Republic. The program ends with the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the Fourth of July, 1826. -- Part 6 of the series that explores the human side of American history. At the dawn of the 19th century, the size of the United States doubles with the Louisiana Purchase. The Appalachians are no longer the barrier to American migration west; the Mississippi River becomes the country's central artery; and Jefferson's vision of an Empire of Liberty begins to take shape. American historian Stephen Ambrose joins Professors Maier and Miller in examining the consequences of the Louisiana Purchase--for the North, the South, and the history of the country
 
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Alternative Names
Miller, Donald (Donald L.), 1944-
Miller, Donald L.
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