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Miller, Donald L. 1944-

Overview
Works: 106 works in 278 publications in 3 languages and 9,224 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: F548.3, 940.544973
Publication Timeline
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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 )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This vol. is about Chicago's 19th century history
Masters of the air : America's bomber boys who fought the air war against Nazi Germany by Donald L Miller( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,389 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."--Jacket
The story of World War II by Donald L Miller( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 930 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 )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 912 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
Supreme City : how Jazz Age Manhattan gave birth to modern America by Donald L Miller( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An award-winning historian surveys the astonishing cast of characters who helped turn Manhattan into the world capital of commerce, communication and entertainment --
The Lewis Mumford reader by Lewis Mumford( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 651 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 )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D-days in the Pacific by Donald L Miller( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 491 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 )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters of the air : America's bomber boys who fought the air war against Nazi Germany by Donald L Miller( )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 177 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
Eighth air force : the American bomber crews in Britain by Donald L Miller( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bomber War in World War II was waged by two forces: the Lancasters and Halifaxes of the RAF's Bomber Command, and the Flying fortresses and Liberators of the American Eighth Air Force. Thousands of young Americans flew hundreds of raids over Germany, bombing by day in huge formations, attacking industrial plants, oil refineries and cities. These were desperately dangerous missions from which many would not return. Nonetheless, for the three years between the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and the Normandy landings of 1944, fleets of bomber crews were the only way the Allies could take
A Biography of America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 145 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
The story of World War II by Donald L Miller( )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 85 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
Supreme city : how jazz age Manhattan gave birth to modern America by Donald L Miller( Recording )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miller surveys the astonishing cast of characters who helped turn Manhattan into the world capital of commerce, communication and entertainment
D-days in the Pacific by Donald L Miller( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 66 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
A Biography of America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This series] presents history not simply as a series of irrefutable facts for you to memorize, but as a living narrative. Prominent historians ... present America's story as something that is best understood from a variety of perspectives. Thought-provoking debates and lectures encourage critical analysis of the forces that have shaped America. First-person narratives, photos, film footage, and documents reveal the human side of American history -- how historical figures affected events, and the impact of these events on citizens' lives."--Www.learner.org
America 1900( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 54 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
America 1900( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1900, America was a nation on the move. Its population had doubled over the past 100 years, its people were becoming the most prosperous on Earth. President McKinley had led the nation out of its worst depression. People could travel with ease across the nation in six days. Half of the nation's original timber had been cut down and people were talking about conservation. Women were striking out on their own and the Women's movement was growing. America goes to war with the Filipinos to keep the Philippines under American control. Anti-war sentiments grow. Most of America remained rural, but people were traveling more and began to move to the cities. In New York City, one third of the population were foreign immigrants who lived in poverty. Many began moving to other cities further west
City of the century : [the epic of Chicago and the making of America] by Donald L Miller( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the coming of the Industrial Age to one American city traces the explosive entrepreneurial, technological, and artistic growth that converted Chicago from a trading post to a modern industrial metropolis by the 1890s
Chicago : city of the century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 32 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
 
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City of the century : the epic of Chicago and the making of America
Alternative Names
Donald L. Miller Amerikaans historicus

Donald Miller biographe et historien américain

Miller, Donald 1944-

Miller, Donald (Donald L.), 1944-

Miller, Donald L.

Miller, Donald L. 1944-

دونالد ال. میلر

Languages
English (146)

Chinese (3)

French (1)

Covers
Masters of the air : America's bomber boys who fought the air war against Nazi GermanyThe story of World War IILewis Mumford, a lifeThe Lewis Mumford readerD-days in the PacificMasters of the air : America's bomber boys who fought the air war against Nazi GermanyEighth air force : the American bomber crews in Britain