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Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976

Overview
Works: 976 works in 3,552 publications in 5 languages and 78,317 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Personal narratives  Naval history  Juvenile works  Constitution 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Correspondent, Translator
Classifications: E178, 973
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Admiral of the ocean sea : a life of Christopher Columbus by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

82 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 4,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A condensation of my two-volume Admiral of the ocean sea, published at the same time. All the notes have been omitted, and a good many pages of navigational data; a chapter on ships and sailing and one on the origin of syphilis have been summarized. Otherwise the two editions are identical."--Page xx
The Oxford history of the American people by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

53 editions published between 1965 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author re-creates the American modes of living in years past in this volume of social, political, and economic history
John Paul Jones, a sailor's biography by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

59 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 3,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of John Paul Jones, sea captain in the American Revolution
The European discovery of America by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

36 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and held by 3,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes discussions of fictional pre-Columbian voyages, Vinland voyages, voyages of Cabot, Cartier, Frobisher, and others. Good bibliographies
The growth of the American Republic by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

286 editions published between 1930 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 2nd volume of a comprehensive overview of United States history spans from the end of the frontier in the late 19th century through the 1970s
The two ocean war : a short history of the United States Navy in the Second World War by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

38 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 2,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book has been written in the hope of breinging the exploits of the United States Navy in World War II to the attention of new readers. I have not attempted a uniform condensation of the fifteen previous volumes I have written, but rather to select the most important battles and campaigns
Christopher Columbus, mariner by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

91 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus
Of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647 by William Bradford( Book )

79 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For the first time the printed text of Bradford's history has been compared word for word with the original manuscript; for the first time the difficult abbreviations and contractions used by Bradford have been filled out and his archaic and variant spellings made uniform. This edition has a double value: it presents Governor Bradford's text in readable form and it provides contemporary readers with a history of that text and its enduring significance by the historian clearly elect to interpret it"--Inside cover
Builders of the Bay colony by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

63 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains biographies of Richard Hakluyt, John Smith, Thomas Morton, John White, John Winthrop, Thomas Shepard, John Hull, Henry Dunster, Nathaniel Ward, Robert Child, John Winthrop, Jr., John Elioot, Anne Bradstreet and William Pynchon
The intellectual life of colonial New England by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

50 editions published between 1950 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sources and documents illustrating the American Revolution, 1764-1788, and the formation of the Federal Constitution by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

77 editions published between 1923 and 1995 in English and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of United States naval operations in World War II by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Old Bruin" : Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1794-1858 : the American naval officer who helped found Liberia, hunted pirates in the West Indies, practised diplomacy with the Sultan of Turkey and the King of the Two Sicilies ; commanded the Gulf Squadron in the Mexican War, promoted the steam navy and the shell gun, and conducted the naval expedition which opened Japan by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

30 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a United States naval officer, whose nickname 'Old Bruin' - a tribute of his sailors to a voice whose roar carried through any gale- gives little hint of his extraordinary qualities. In Perry's person were combined the strategical savvy, scientific interest, and diplomatic finesse. Highlights of his career include: Promoting the founding of Liberia; fighting in the war of 1812; fighting pirates in the West Indies; and "opening Japan" without firing one hostile shot. He also worked incessantly for the health and welfare of sailors, for naval education and widespread naval improvements in general
The maritime history of Massachusetts, 1783-1860 by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

52 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harvard educated historian relates the history of seafaring Massachusetts during the period when the clipper ship dominated the seas. In his preface Morison states that this is "no catalogue of ships, or a naval chronicle, but a story of maritime enterprise; and of the shipping, seaborne commerce, whaling and fishing belonging to one American Commonwealth."
Samuel de Champlain, Father of New France by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

12 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Champlain was a born explorer, establishing peaceful relations with the Algonquin and Huron, founding the colony of Quebec, charting the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to the tip of Cape Cod, and exploring routes to the west
The great explorers : the European discovery of America by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents material selected from Morison's two earlier books--The European Discovery of America: The Northern Voyages, A.D. 500-1600 and The European Discovery of America: The The Southern Voyages, 1492-1616
Dissent in three American wars by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

24 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical scholars probe American protests to participation in the War of 1812, the Mexican War, and the Spanish-American War
A concise history of the American Republic by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

20 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An abbreviated and revised edition of : The growth of the American Republic."--Title page verso
The growth of the American Republic by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

63 editions published between 1930 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over fifty years after its original publication, this classic work in American history is in its seventh edition. In a clear, vigorous style, its celebrated authors present the rich and complex narrative of America's experience in an account that extends from the pre-Columbian age to 1877 in Volume I, and in Volume II from 1877 to the present. Expertly revised to bring the study fully up to date, it reflects new insights derived from significant modern research."--Publisher description
The European discovery of America : the southern voyages, A.D. 1492-1616 by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes the discoveries and explorations of Columbus, Magellan and Drake during the period
 
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Alternative Names
Eliot Morison, Samuel 1887-1976

Mo-li-sen, Sai-miao-erh Ai-li-ao-tʿe

Mo-li-sen, Sai-miao-erh Ai-li-ao-tʻe 1887-1976

Mo-li-sen, Sai-miu-erh Ai-li-ao-tʿe

Mo-li-sen, Sai-miu-erh Ai-li-ao-tʻe 1887-1976

Morison, Eliot 1887-1976

Morison, S. E.

Morison, S. E. 1887-1976

Morison, S.E. (Samuel Eliot), 1887-1976

Morison, Samuel E. 1887-1976

Morison, Samuel Eliot

Samuel Eliot Morison Amerikaans officier (1887-1976)

Samuel Eliot Morison ammiraglio e storico statunitense

Samuel Eliot Morison US-amerikanischer Historiker, Biograf, Erzähler und Lecturer

Морисон, Самуэль Элиот, 1887-1976

סמואל אליוט מוריסון

ساموئل الیوت موریسون

صاموئيل إليوت مورسون، 1887-1976

صاموئيل إليوت موريسون، 1887-1976

サミュエル・モリソン

モリソン, サミュエル E.

モリソン, サミュエル・エリオット

モリソン, サムエル

塞繆爾·艾略特·莫里森

Languages
English (1,140)

Italian (23)

Spanish (18)

Chinese (2)

German (1)

Covers
The Oxford history of the American peopleJohn Paul Jones, a sailor's biographyThe European discovery of AmericaThe growth of the American RepublicThe two ocean war : a short history of the United States Navy in the Second World WarChristopher Columbus, marinerOf Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647Builders of the Bay colony