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Sandler, Martin W.

Overview
Works: 93 works in 296 publications in 1 language and 36,190 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Portraits  Biographies  Records and correspondence  Sources  Biography  Autobiographies  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Producer, Creator
Classifications: TF847.N5, 388.428097471
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Martin W Sandler
 
Most widely held works by Martin W Sandler
Secret subway : the fascinating tale of an amazing feat of engineering by Martin W Sandler( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1869, Alfred Beach wanted to build America's first air-powered railway below New York City, but Boss Tweed, powerful politician and notorious crook, opposed. Working under night cover, Beach and his crew carved a three-hundred-foot tunnel beneath a department store. Before long, the project was discovered and the public raved about its potential. But no further tunnels were ever built. What happened to Beach's railway, and where is it now?
America through the lens : photographers who changed the nation by Martin W Sandler( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the work of 12 photographers whose photos have changed the nation
Imprisoned : the betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II by Martin W Sandler( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing from interviews and oral histories, chronicles the history of Japanese American survivors of internment camps
The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing Arctic adventure by Martin W Sandler( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1897, whaling in the Arctic waters off Alaska's coast was as dangerous as it was lucrative. And in that particular year, winter blasted early, bringing storms and ice packs that caught eight American whale ships and three hundred sailors off guard. Their ships locked in ice, with no means of escape, the whalers had limited provisions on board, and little hope of surviving until warmer temperatures arrived many months later. Here is the incredible story of three men sent by President McKinley to rescue them. The mission? A perilous trek over 1,500 miles of nearly impassable Alaskan terrain, in the bone-chilling months of winter, to secure two herds of reindeer (for food) and find a way to guide them to the whalers before they starve. With the help of photographs and journal entries by one of the rescuers, Martin W. Sandler takes us on every step of their riveting journey, facing raging blizzards, killing cold, injured sled dogs, and setbacks to test the strongest of wills
Lincoln through the lens : how photography revealed and shaped an extraordinary life by Martin W Sandler( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a complete portrait of this celebrated president through a review of his childhood upbringing, political views and goals, and historic legacy through an examination of his speeches, including the Gettysburg address, period photographs, personal statements, and more
Island of hope : the story of Ellis Island and the journey to America by Martin W Sandler( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of immigration to America through the voices and stories of those who passed through Ellis Island, from its opening in 1892 to the release of the last detainee in 1954
The Dust Bowl through the lens : how photography revealed and helped remedy a national disaster by Martin W Sandler( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs capture the horrific conditions of this national disaster, the struggles of the people who stayed to save their land, and the sorrows of those who were forced to move as a result of this catastrophe
The letters of John F. Kennedy by John F Kennedy( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Fitzgerald Kennedy led his nation for little more than a thousand days, yet his presidency is intensely remembered, not merely as a byproduct of his tragic fate. Kennedy steered the nation away from the brink of nuclear war, initiated the first nuclear test ban treaty, created the Peace Corps, and launched America on its mission to the moon and beyond. JFK inspired a nation, particularly the massive generation of baby boomers, injecting hope and revitalizing faith in the American project. 2013 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Kennedy's untimely death, a milestone to be marked by an avalanche of new books on his life and importance. Martin Sandler's The Letters of John F. Kennedy will stand out among them, as the only book that draws on letters from and to Kennedy, as collected at the Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Drawn from more than two million letters on file at the library--many never before published--this project presents readers with a portrait of both Kennedy the politician and Kennedy the man, as well as the times he lived in. Letters to and from the likes of Martin Luther King Jr, Clare Booth Luce, Pearl Buck, John Wayne, Albert Schweitzer, Linus Pauling, Willy Brandt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Nikita Khruschev, Harry Truman, Herbert Hoover, a young John Kerry, and Ngo Dinh Diem are complemented by letters from ordinary citizens, schoolchildren, and concerned Americans. Each letter will be accompanied by lively and informative contextualization. Facsimiles of many letters will appear, along with photographs and other visual ephemera from the Kennedy Library and Museum."--Publisher's description
Vaqueros : America's first cowmen by Martin W Sandler( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long before the American cowboys made their appearance, vaqueros rode the ranges and cattle trails of Mexico and the U.S
Photography : an illustrated history by Martin W Sandler( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of photography from the daguerreotypes of the mid-1800s to its acceptance as an art form and more
The story of American photography : an illustrated history for young people by Martin W Sandler( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of photography in the United States. Illustrated with over 200 photographs
How the Beatles changed the world by Martin W Sandler( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty years after the British invasion began, Martin Sandler explores The Beatles' long-lasting impact on the world
Lost to time : unforgettable stories that history forgot by Martin W Sandler( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this fascinating collection of historical vignettes, author Martin W. Sandler restores to memory important events, people, and developments that have been lost to time. Though barely known today, these are major historical stories, from Ziryab, an eighth-century black slave whose influence on music, cuisine, fashion, and manners still reverberates, to Cahokia, a 12th century city north of the Rio Grande, which at its zenith contained a population greater than any contemporary European city, to the worst peacetime maritime disaster ever, the explosion and sinking of the Sultana on the Mississippi in 1865, and the deadliest fire in U.S. history, in Peshtigo, Wis. These tales are far from trivia; they illuminate little-known American and foreign achievements, ingenuity, heroics, blunders, and tragedies that changed the course of history and resonate today.--From publisher description
Resolute : the epic search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the discovery of the Queen's ghost ship by Martin W Sandler( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all began when, in one of the biggest news stories of the 19th century, Sir John Franklin and his ships the Erebus and the Terror disappeared while attempting to locate the fabled Northwest Passage. At the request of Franklin's wife, Lady Jane, the first mission set out from England in hopes of finding him; many others followed in its wake, none successful. Among these was the Resolute, the finest vessel in Queen Victoria's Navy. But in 1854 it became locked in Arctic ice and was abandoned by its captain. A year later, a Connecticut whaler discovered it 1,200 miles away--drifting and deserted, a 600-ton ghost ship. He and his small crew boarded the Resolute, and steered it through a ferocious hurricane back to New London, Connecticut. The United States government then reoutfitted the ship and returned it to the thankful Queen. In 1879, when the Resolute was finally retired, she had the best timbers made into a desk for then-President Rutherford B. Hayes. It is still used by U.S. presidents today ... one of the most celebrated pieces of furniture in the White House
Beyond the bottom line : how to do more with less in nonprofit and public organizations by Martin W Sandler( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the pages of Beyond the Bottom Line, Sandler and Hudson provide detailed descriptions of nonprofits and public agencies that are meeting the challenge of doing more with less, and setting standards of efficiency and service that few business organizations can meet." "The authors studied hundreds of nonprofit and public agencies around the country to find organizations like these that are meeting the challenges of shrinking resources and growing demand. Focusing on the thirty "best of breed" organizations, they developed a roster of attitudes and skills that distinguishes these top performers. In addition, they have distilled hundreds of practical techniques and strategies - transferable to any organization in any sector - that put these organizations at the head of their class."--Jacket
Riding the rails in the USA : trains in American life by Martin W Sandler( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the impact of trains in the United States as they allowed settlers to move West in large numbers and get needed supplies, helped farmers to move goods to market, and provided transportation for commuters
On the waters of the USA : ships and boats in American life by Martin W Sandler( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the evolving role of boats and ships in American history, from the dugout and birch-bark canoes of Native Americans to twenty-first century container ships and supertankers
Driving around the USA : automobiles in American life by Martin W Sandler( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capturing the excitement of a nation as it became a driving force in more ways than one. Driving Around America is the story of how America's romantic, restless spirit found its counterpart in the automobile. With Henry Ford's assembly lines lowering the price of cars, ordinary people began to travel where and when they pleased with a freedom never before known, and the nation would never be the same. People moved further from their work, creating suburbs; the demand for gasoline increased, spurring the growth of the petroleum industry; and individual members of families moved far from each other, changing the social fabric of the nation. From the auto's early beginnings to the commonplace use of cars in all aspects of life today, Driving Around America is a fascinating portrait of how America transformed as its citizens were on the move more and more
Straphanging in the USA : trolleys and subways in American life by Martin W Sandler( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated look at how the problem of moving large numbers of people within cities has been addressed through a series of vehicles and systems, from horse-drawn cars to the modern subway
Flying over the USA : airplanes in American life by Martin W Sandler( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the evolving role that airplanes have played in the history of the United States
 
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Secret subway : the fascinating tale of an amazing feat of engineering
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America through the lens : photographers who changed the nationLincoln through the lens : how photography revealed and shaped an extraordinary lifeIsland of hope : the story of Ellis Island and the journey to AmericaThe Dust Bowl through the lens : how photography revealed and helped remedy a national disasterVaqueros : America's first cowmenPhotography : an illustrated historyLost to time : unforgettable stories that history forgotResolute : the epic search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the discovery of the Queen's ghost ship