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Reeves, Thomas C. 1936-

Overview
Works: 73 works in 277 publications in 3 languages and 13,903 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Church history  Festschriften  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Sermons 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: E842, B
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Most widely held works about Thomas C Reeves
 
Most widely held works by Thomas C Reeves
A question of character : a life of John F. Kennedy by Thomas C Reeves( Book )

48 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 2,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of President John F. Kennedy focusing on the discrepancies between his public life and private behavior
Twentieth-century America : a brief history by Thomas C Reeves( )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative history of twentieth-century America that provides coverage of the major political and social developments that occurred during each era
The life and times of Joe McCarthy : a biography by Thomas C Reeves( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an objective look at the life and career of Wisconsin Senator Joe McCarthy based on in-depth interviews and McCarthy's personal papers, discussing his motivations, actions, and the era in which he lived
Gentleman boss : the life of Chester Alan Arthur by Thomas C Reeves( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

“ ‘Chet’ Arthur President of the United States. Good God!” was perhaps the most pithy contemporary reaction to the accession of the twenty-first Chief Executive. It has certainly been the most enduring, even though Arthur himself has remained an enigma—in large part because this shrewd, secretive New Yorker saw to it that many of his private papers were destroyed shortly before he died. Drawing on a wealth of newly discovered documents, Thomas Reeves has no written the definitive, full-scale biography of Arthur, revising our inconsistent assumptions about both him and his era. He gives us, for the first time, the unknown facts about Arthur’s early life: how, before he entered the boss-dominated Republican Party under the tutelage of men like the notorious Roscoe Conkling, this son of an itinerant minister was a model of nineteenth-century youthful idealism, first as a beloved schoolteacher, then as a young lawyer directly involved in the abolitionist struggle, and finally, as a conscientious and honest Quartermaster General for New York during the Civil War. Reeves assiduously plots Arthur’s consistently successful career as a master dealer in patronage and electioneering as a survivor among connivers—a career that culminated in his nomination as James Garfield’s Vice-President and, when Garfield was assassinated, his own White House inauguration, in spite of the great scandal attending his removal from the directorship of the New York Customhouse and the revelation that Garfield’s assassin claimed to be an Arthur supporter. As Reeves makes abundantly clear, this spoilsman supreme, who personified the worst gaudy excesses of the Gilded Age, administered the laws of the land honorably and even disinterestedly—to the chagrin of his fellow bosses and henchmen. Attacked by both Republican friends (the Stalwarts) and Republican foes (the Half-Breeds) and weakened by the fatal Bright’s disease (a fact that was only made public by Reeves himself in 1972), Arthur worked to eliminate extravagant government expenditures, enacted and enforced civil service reform (thus undermining the basis of his own public life), assisted in the birth of a modern navy, and initiated an aggressive, expansionist foreign policy that set precedents for later administrations. -- Amazon.com
America's bishop : the life and times of Fulton J. Sheen by Thomas C Reeves( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fulton J. Sheen was the leading American Catholic of the twentieth century. He became familiar to a generation as the radiant figure in full bishop's robes who held the nation spellbound during the 1950s on his television show, Life Is Worth Living, which challenged Milton Berle's top-ranked show in the ratings. Sheen won an Emmy for Outstanding Television Personality. He was featured on the covers of Time, Look and Colliers, not to speak of TV Guide." "In addition to being the American Church's most charismatic presence over several decades, Sheen was also its chief evangelist. Among his hundreds of converts were celebrities such as Clare Boothe Luce and Henry Ford II, actress Loretta Young, and former Communists Louis Budenz and Elizabeth Bentley. Sheen's reputation has continued to grow since his death in 1979, and recently a movement has begun to build support for his canonization." "Now, Thomas C. Reeves gives us the first in-depth portrait of this flamboyant churchman and intellectual, a figure who confronted the world, the flesh and the devil with piety and brilliance. The result of interviews with dozens of Sheen's converts and close personal friends, as well as family members and fellow priests, America's Bishop is a complex portrait of a complex man who never stopped striving to transcend his failings."--Jacket
A guide to authentic E-learning by Jan Herrington( )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A Guide to Authentic e-Learning' provides the tools to apply e-learning principles across a range of disciplines, with practical guidance on design, development, implementation and evaluation. It includes case studies and develops the conceptual framework for authentic learning tasks in online environments
McCarthyism by Thomas C Reeves( Book )

32 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph R. McCarthy: the man and his methods: Griffith R. The making of a demagogue. Glazer N. The methods of Senator McCarthy. Wechsler, J. A. To be called before the McCarthy Committee. Buckley, W. F., Jr. and Bozell, L. B. McCarthy and his evidence. Cohn, R. History will vindicate him.--McCarthyism and partisan politics: Theoharis, A. Truman and the Red scare. Latham, E. Republicans and the defeat of 1948. Rovere, R. McCarthyism and a bipartisan doctrine.--McCarthyism and mass movements: Viereck, P. Populism gone sour. Bell, D. The Status theory. Rogin, M. P. Pluralists and agrarian radicalism. Lipset, S. M. and Raab, E. An instrument rather than creater
Distinguished service : the life of Wisconsin governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr. by Thomas C Reeves( )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter J. Kohler, Jr. was one of Wisconsin's best governors. Elected three times, he played a role in the election of Dwight D. Eisenhower to the presidency in 1952 and was known to be an administration favorite
The empty church : the suicide of liberal Christianity by Thomas C Reeves( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multiculturalism, and theology itself has tended to become secular, focusing more on liberal issues such as AIDS awareness and feminist critiques of God the Father than on the life and teachings of Christ. As a result, many churches have alienated their orthodox members and lost their strongest adherents. What, asks Reeves, can be done to reverse this disturbing trend? Based on his own probing investigations, Reeves makes informed recommendations for revitalizing them
Foundations under fire by Thomas C Reeves( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and the foundation; the Fund for the Republic in the era of McCarthyism by Thomas C Reeves( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expansion of the author's thesis, University of California, 1966. Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. [295]-355)
Conducting Educational Research Design : What, Why and How by Susan E McKenney( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational design research blends scientific investigation with systematic development and implementation of solutions to educational problems. Empirical investigation is conducted in real learning settings - not laboratories - to craft usable and effective solutions. At the same time, the research is carefully structured to produce theoretical understanding that can serve the work of others. To support graduate students as well as experienced researchers who are new to this approach, Conducting Educational Design Research integrates multiple perspectives of educational design research throug
John F. Kennedy : the man, the politician, the president( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The empty church : does organized religion matter anymore? by Thomas C Reeves( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the current state of American Protestantism and argues that the churches have been co-opted by liberal secular forces
John Edgar Hoover and the great American inquisitions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a critical overview of the career of J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI for over forty years. Argues that Hoover used the FBI to further personal motives and engaged the organization in actions that were unconstitutional
The light that failed : reflections on Anglo-Catholicism in the Episcopal Church by Thomas C Reeves( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Lloyd Breck : Apostle of the Wilderness : As excerpted from, the Life of the Reverend James Lloyd Breck D.D., compiled by Charles Breck, D.D. by James Lloyd Breck( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conducting educational design research by Susan E McKenney( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Among the wide variety of backgrounds, many of those active in defining and applying educational design research appear to have arrived through an interest in psychology, the learning sciences or instructional design. Although most design studies are carried out in multi-disciplinary teams, participants need to conceptually understand the marriage between the design discipline and scientific research traditions. Conducting Educational Design Research emphasises the application of design knowledge and skills in research programs, guiding readers through the various disciplinary backgrounds and scientific developments current today. Therefore, this book on design research will be especially useful for faculty and students in (a) graduate education programs where exposure to research methodologies is strong but exposure to design methodologies is limited; and (b) graduate programs in instructional design where participants have strong backgrounds in design, but may lack the scientific research orientation. In a time when design research is gaining momentum, it seems notable that educational research programs are being confronted with the randomized field trials movement; and educational design programs are at risk of diluting their design character as valuable curricular time is being usurped by more traditional research skills. This book not only offers an invaluable classroom resource, it also provides for the ongoing university dialogue on how to best prepare the next generation of educational researchers."--
Freedom and foundation : the Fund for the Republic in the era of McCarthyism by Thomas C Reeves( )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and the Foundation is a study in depth of the first and most controversial of the tax-exempt foundations dedicated to research and public education in the field of civil liberties and civil rights: The Fund for the Republic. The story of its struggle for survival, as Mr. Reeves demonstrates, exemplifies the broader conflict between America's liberal and conservative forces in the early 1950s. The Fund'created in 1952 by the Ford Foundation'was set up to explore possibilities for liberalizing American society at the very time when, under the hysterical goading of Senator Joseph McCarthy, the forces of repression had reduced dissent to a hoarse whisper. Reeves tells of the mounting criticism when, less than two years after the Fund's launching, the noted educator and thinker Robert Hutchins became its president. He shows how, as the Fund attempted to follow its mandate under the leadership of Hutchins and his vice-president, W.H. Ferry, it encountered vociferous and persistent attack from powerful and entirely predictable sources, and became a magnet for all the political crosscurrents of the day. With a subtle feeling for the atmosphere of the McCarthy era, the author carries the reader into the Fund's first crisis, when it was brought before HUAC by the superpatriotic organizations and its other ultraconservative enemies. He describes the many clashes between Hutchins and his detractors in Congress and the press'such adversaries as Chairman Francis Walter of HUAC and the columnist-commentator Fulton Lewis, Jr. The account of the Fund's inception and development, of its accomplishments in creating, sponsoring, and disseminating ideas useful to the nation'of its inner conflicts and politicking as well as its struggle to makes its way in the outside world'is not only fascinating in itself, but particularly timely in the light of the recent Congressional investigations of the tax-exempt foundations. Professor Reeves's study is based on the files, reports, and publications of the Fund for the Republic (the first foundation to makes its complete files available to scholars), which are now at Princeton University, and on scores of interviews with Fund staff members, partisans, and critics, as well as more than five years of examining the more conventional source material
James De Koven, Anglican saint by James DeKoven( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Twentieth-century America : a brief history
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Twentieth-century America : a brief historyThe life and times of Joe McCarthy : a biographyGentleman boss : the life of Chester Alan ArthurAmerica's bishop : the life and times of Fulton J. SheenA guide to authentic E-learningDistinguished service : the life of Wisconsin governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr.The empty church : the suicide of liberal ChristianityJohn F. Kennedy : the man, the politician, the presidentThe empty church : does organized religion matter anymore?
Alternative Names
Reeves, Thomas 1936-

Reeves, Thomas C.

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Reeves, Thomas Charles 1936-

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English (192)

French (7)

German (4)