WorldCat Identities

Peterson, Houston 1897-

Overview
Works: 35 works in 192 publications in 2 languages and 6,808 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry 
Roles: Editor, Author, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN6121, 808.85
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Houston Peterson
 
Most widely held works by Houston Peterson
A treasury of the world's great speeches, each speech prefaced with its dramatic and biographical setting and placed in its full historical perspective by Houston Peterson( Book )

30 editions published between 1954 and 1973 in English and held by 2,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the full text of important speeches from ancient times through the Second World War. Moses, Cicero, and Julius Caesar are among the representatives of Hebrews, Greeks and Romans. Early Christianity is illustrated through the words of Jesus of Nazareth (the Sermon on the Mount) and Pope Urban II, calling for the first crusade. The period of Renaissance and Reformation features the words of Savonarola, Luther, Queen Elizabeth, and John Donne. Select American, English, and Irish speeches of the 18th century include those by Alexander Hamilton, John Wesley, William Pitt, Edmund Burke, Patrick Henry, Lord Chatham. Several important speeches concerning the Warren Hastings trial are included. Speeches on the topic of the federal constitution include words by Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, and Alexander Hamilton. William Wilberforce and William Pitt speak out against the African slave trade. Twenty speeches consider various perspectives on the French Revolution. Included is Robespierres̕ final speech as he faces the guillotine. Nineteenth century American speeches include those by Daniel Webster, John C. Calhoun, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Wendell Phillips, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Henry Clay. Thirteen speeches provide perspectives on the American civil war, from orators including Abraham Lincoln, John Brown and Frederick Douglass. The first and second world wars and the peace process are the subjects of many speeches
Great teachers, portrayed by those who studied under them by Houston Peterson( Book )

27 editions published between 1941 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Havelock Ellis : philosopher of love by Houston Peterson( Book )

20 editions published between 1900 and 1929 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet to poet, a treasury of golden criticism by Houston Peterson( Book )

7 editions published between 1945 and 1985 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great essays; with an introd. and prefatory notes by Houston Peterson( Book )

29 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by English, American and French writers, from the 16th century to the present. Contributors include Montaigne, Locke, Swift, Emerson, Melville, Pater, Bagehot, Shaw, Conrad, Thurber, Beerbohm and many others
Huxley, prophet of science by Houston Peterson( Book )

16 editions published between 1932 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of sonnet sequences by Houston Peterson( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The melody of chaos by Houston Peterson( Book )

4 editions published between 1931 and 1979 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in philosophy, from David Hume to Bertrand Russell by Houston Peterson( Book )

12 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skyways of tomorrow by Burnet Hershey( Book )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See them flying; Houston Peterson's air-age scrapbook, 1909-1910 by Houston Peterson( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American essays( )

5 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lonely debate; dilemmas from Hamlet to Hans Castorp by Houston Peterson( Book )

5 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in philosophy : from David Hume to George Santayana by Houston Peterson( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 great essays( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Treasury of the World's Greatest Speeches by Houston Peterson( Book )

2 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waga idainaru shi( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Book of Sonnet Sequences. Edited by H. Peterson by Houston Peterson( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Teachers, portrayed by those who studied under them. Edited with an introduction by H. Peterson by Houston Peterson( Book )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American essays( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (174)

Japanese (2)