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Handlin, Oscar 1915-2011

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Works: 392 works in 1,746 publications in 9 languages and 65,205 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographies  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Translator, Consultant, Compiler, Publishing director, Creator, Correspondent, wst
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Most widely held works about Oscar Handlin
 
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The Puritan dilemma : the story of John Winthrop by Edmund S Morgan( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1995 in English and held by 2,265 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 )

40 editions published between 1951 and 2002 in English and held by 2,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Atlantic Monthly Press Book
The uprooted by Oscar Handlin( Book )

80 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The epic story of the great migrations that made the American people"--Jacket subtitle
Statue of Liberty by Oscar Handlin( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,712 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 )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the escaped slave who became a renowned writer, orator, abolitionist, and diplomat
Al Smith and his America by Oscar Handlin( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,682 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
Race and nationality in American life by Oscar Handlin( Book )

29 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston's immigrants [1790-1880]; a study in acculturation by Oscar Handlin( Book )

75 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,677 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
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 1,619 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
The newcomers : Negroes and Puerto Ricans in a changing metropolis by Oscar Handlin( Book )

53 editions published between 1959 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,618 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
The Americans; a new history of the people of the United States by Oscar Handlin( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

45 editions published between 1953 and 1969 in English and held by 1,585 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
Harvard Guide to American History by Oscar Handlin( Book )

58 editions published between 1953 and 1970 in English and German and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a list of resources on various aspects of American history and advice on conducting historical research, interpretation and criticism
Immigration as a factor in American history by Oscar Handlin( Book )

35 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and held by 1,555 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
Truth in history by Oscar Handlin( Book )

40 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli Whitney and the birth of American technology by Constance McLaughlin Green( Book )

8 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 1,521 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
Liberty in America, 1600 to the present by Oscar Handlin( Book )

24 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the effects of power, space, church, government, and business on American freedom in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
Fire-bell in the night : the crisis in civil rights by Oscar Handlin( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historian and the city by Oscar Handlin( Book )

56 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Liberty in America, 1600 to the present
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Хандлин О. 1915-2011

Хандлин, Оскар

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The uprooted : the epic story of the great migrations that made the American peopleThe uprootedSlave and citizen : the life of Frederick DouglassAl Smith and his AmericaBoston's immigrants [1790-1880]; a study in acculturationEleanor Roosevelt : a personal and public lifeTruth in historyEli Whitney and the birth of American technologyLiberty in America, 1600 to the present