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Handlin, Oscar 1915-2011

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Works: 482 works in 1,846 publications in 9 languages and 66,434 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Reference works  Biographies  Bibliographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Composer, Translator, Creator, Consultant, Compiler, Publishing director, wst
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Most widely held works about Oscar Handlin
 
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The uprooted by Oscar Handlin( Book )

68 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 2,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The epic story of the great migrations that made the American people"--Jacket subtitle
The Puritan dilemma : the story of John Winthrop by Edmund S Morgan( Book )

14 editions published between 1958 and 1995 in English and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of John Winthrop
The uprooted : the epic story of the great migrations that made the American people by Oscar Handlin( Book )

41 editions published between 1951 and 1973 in English and held by 2,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Atlantic Monthly Press Book
Statue of Liberty by Oscar Handlin( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative and lively history of the monument and profusely illustrated in color and black and white with a selection of literary excerpts about the monument
Slave and citizen : the life of Frederick Douglass by Nathan Irvin Huggins( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the escaped slave who became a renowned writer, orator, abolitionist, and diplomat
Race and nationality in American life by Oscar Handlin( Book )

29 editions published in 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al Smith and his America by Oscar Handlin( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short study, not only of Al Smith as a personality, but also of his relation to the broad sweep of events of which he was a part. Al Smith lives in many memories, but until now he has never really come alive in the historians' pages
This was America : true accounts of people and places, manners and customs by Oscar Handlin( Book )

43 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bibliographical notes": p. [569]-575
The newcomers : Negroes and Puerto Ricans in a changing metropolis by Oscar Handlin( Book )

43 editions published between 1959 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor Roosevelt : a personal and public life by J. William T Youngs( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To those who met them casually, American women seemed a favored species. Again and again European travelers commented on the elevated status of the ladies they encountered in their voyages in the United States. Held in respect, relieved of contact with brutal necessities, allowed to expand their minds, independent guardians of the culture - these were the conventional descriptions. True, a surprisingly large percentage of them labored for a livelihood, and female wage earners were no better off than their male counterparts. As the nineteenth century drew to a close, the number who worked at home or in factories steadily increased. But women of the middle classes were the pampered darlings of the society - elevated on pedestals away from the cares of the workaday world and guarded against all unpleasantness. One of them was Eleanor Roosevelt, daughter of a well-to-do family, bearer of a distinguished name, favored by fortune every respect. But sooner or later she had to confront a problem others did not: what to do with herself
Daniel Webster and the rise of national conservatism by Richard Nelson Current( Book )

5 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography, with emphasis on the development of Webster's political ideas during the years 1820-1850
The Americans; a new history of the people of the United States by Oscar Handlin( Book )

16 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American people in the twentieth century by Oscar Handlin( Book )

44 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: HandlinOscar: Oscar Handlin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, was Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Emeritus, at Harvard University. He was the editor of This Was America
Truth in history by Oscar Handlin( Book )

43 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth in history teaches how to read, how to analyze, how to discriminate. It is as helpful to the reader whose history is created daily in the news as it is to the professional historian whose field is in a crisis of disarray. Oscar Handlin instructs his readers in the fundamentals of his field. He tells us how to deal with evidence, how to discern patterns amid flux, how to situate ourselves in history, and how to recognize where fact shades subtly into opinion. As he pursues broad definitions of history and its uses, he also attends to specific subjects, showing how they bear directly on each other and on his concerns. --Book jacket
Immigration as a factor in American history by Oscar Handlin( Book )

25 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TRACES THE HISTORY OF IMMIGRANTS DESCRIBING PROBLEMS OF ADJUSTMENT AND HIS INDISPENSABLE ROLE IN THE INDUSTRY, AGRICULTURE, POLITICS, AND CULTURAL LIFE OF AMERICA
Boston's immigrants [1790-1880]; a study in acculturation by Oscar Handlin( Book )

59 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between 1790 and 1880, thousands of these humble men and women transferred their residences to Boston. This study describes historically their settlement in the community."--Foreword
Abraham Lincoln and the Union by Oscar Handlin( Book )

11 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compassionate account of Lincoln's life focuses on his struggle for intellectual development, his early years as a lawyer and his election to Congress, and the successes and sorrows of his later years
Eli Whitney and the birth of American technology by Constance McLaughlin Green( Book )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1997 in English and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of specific challenges led Eli Whitney to exercise his ingenuity in technology and made him an engineer. His cotton gin revolutionized Southern agriculture. And the problems of manufacturing large quantities of guns drove him to develop principles important in his own time, and even more important later. The application of those principles would one day give American industry the structure within which it more than fulfilled the ambitions of the Revolutionary generation. This is the absorbing story Constance Green has told through a skillful mingling of personal narrative and technological analysis. - Editor's preface
Harvard Guide to American History by Frank Freidel( Book )

45 editions published between 1954 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a list of resources on various aspects of American history and advice on conducting historical research, interpretation and criticism
Fire-bell in the night : the crisis in civil rights by Oscar Handlin( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Puritan dilemma : the story of John Winthrop
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The Puritan dilemma : the story of John WinthropThe uprooted : the epic story of the great migrations that made the American peopleSlave and citizen : the life of Frederick DouglassAl Smith and his AmericaEleanor Roosevelt : a personal and public lifeTruth in historyAbraham Lincoln and the UnionEli Whitney and the birth of American technology
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Chandlin, Oscar 1915-2011

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Oscar Handlin Amerikaans historicus (1915-2011)

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