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FitzGerald, Frances 1940-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 256 publications in 7 languages and 13,192 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks  Church history  Case studies  Diaries  Autobiographies  Personal narratives‡vVietnamese  Pictorial works  Popular works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Performer, Other
Classifications: DS557.A6, 320.9597043
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Most widely held works by Frances FitzGerald
Fire in the lake : the Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam by Frances FitzGerald( Book )

76 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam"--Jacket subtitle
America revised : history schoolbooks in the twentieth century by Frances FitzGerald( Book )

26 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, the author analyzes the books from which American children get their first and most lasting idea of what the United States is all about. Her thesis is that with all the rewriting of American history to suit pedagogical fads and political interest groups, there remains no clear idea of what the American Dream ever was or is supposed to be
The Evangelicals : the struggle to shape America by Frances FitzGerald( Book )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evangelical movement began in the revivals of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, known in America as the Great Awakenings. A populist rebellion against the established churches, it became the dominant religious force in the country. During the nineteenth century, white evangelicals split apart dramatically, first North versus South, and then at the end of the century, modernist versus fundamentalist. After World War II, Billy Graham, the revivalist preacher, attracted enormous crowds and tried to gather all Protestants under his big tent, but the civil rights movement and the social revolution of the sixties drove them apart again. By the 1980s, Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, and other southern televangelists had formed the Christian right. Protesting abortion and gay rights, they led the South into the Republican Party, and for thirty-five years they were the sole voice of evangelicals to be heard nationally. Eventually a younger generation of leaders protested the Christian right's close ties with the Republican Party and proposed a broader agenda of issues, such as climate change, gender equality, and immigration reform. Evangelicals have in many ways defined the nation. They have shaped our culture and our politics. Evangelicals now constitute twenty-five percent of the American population, but they are no longer monolithic in their politics. They range from Tea Party supporters to social reformers. Still, with the decline of religious faith generally, FitzGerald suggests that evangelical churches must embrace ethnic minorities if they are to survive
Way out there in the blue : Reagan, Star Wars, and the end of the Cold War by Frances FitzGerald( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using the Star Wars missile defense program as a magnifying glass on his presidency, Frances FitzGerald gives us a wholly original portrait of Ronald Reagan, the most puzzling president of the last half of the twentieth century." "The idea that America should have an impregnable shield against nuclear weapons was Reagan's invention. His famous Star Wars speech, in which he promised us such a shield and called upon scientists to produce it, gave rise to the Strategic Defense Initiative. Reagan used his sure understanding of American mythology, history and politics to persuade the country that a perfect defense against Soviet nuclear weapons would be possible, even though the technology did not exist and was not remotely feasible. His idea turned into a multi-billion-dollar research program. SDI played a central role in U.S.-Soviet relations at a crucial juncture in the Cold War, and in a different form it survives to this day." "Drawing on research, including interviews with the participants, FitzGerald offers new insights into American foreign policy in the Reagan era. She gives us portraits of major players in Reagan's administration, including George Shultz, Caspar Weinberger, Donald Regan and Paul Nitze, and she provides a radically new view of what happened at the Reagan-Gorbachev summits in Geneva, Reykjavik, Washington and Moscow."--Jacket
Cities on a hill : a journey through contemporary American cultures by Frances FitzGerald( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van overeenkomsten en verschillen tussen vier sociale gemeenschappen: van homoseksuelen in San Francisco, van bejaarden in Florida, van fundamentalistische christenen in Virginia, en hippies in Oregon
Last night I dreamed of peace : the diary of Dang Thuy Tram by Thùy Trâm Đặng( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of 24, in 1968, Dang Thuy Tram volunteered as a doctor in a Viet Cong battlefield hospital in the Quang Ngai Province. Two years later she was killed by American forces. Her diary speaks poignantly of her devotion to family and friends, the horrors of war, her yearning for her high school sweetheart, and her struggle to prove her loyalty to her country. At times raw, at times lyrical and youthfully sentimental, her voice transcends cultures to speak of her dignity and compassion and of her challenges in the face of the war's ceaseless fury. The American officer who discovered the diary was under orders to destroy all documents without military value. As he was about to toss it into the flames, his Vietnamese translator said to him, "Don't burn this one--it has fire in it already." 35 years later, it was returned home.--From publisher description
Vietnam : spirits of the earth by Frances FitzGerald( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vietnam: Spirits of the Earth is the fruit of a collaboration between author and historian Frances FitzGerald and photojournalist Mary Cross. Friends and colleagues who have visited Vietnam on numerous occasions, they traveled the country together in the year 2000 - creating this vivid and insightful look at Vietnam today."--BOOK JACKET
Between two fires, the unheard voices of Vietnam by Quí Chung Lý( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last night I dreamed of peace : [the diary of Dang Thuy Tram] by Thùy Trâm Đặng( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
The Evangelicals : the struggle to shape America by Frances FitzGerald( )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction "A page turner...We have long needed a fair-minded overview of this vitally important religious sensibility, and FitzGerald has now provided it."--The New York Times Book Review "Massively learned and electrifying...magisterial."--The Christian Science Monitor This groundbreaking book from Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Frances FitzGerald is the first to tell the powerful, dramatic story of the Evangelical movement in America--from the Puritan era to the 2016 presidential election.The evangelical movement began in the revivals of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, known in America as the Great Awakenings. A populist rebellion against the established churches, it became the dominant religious force in the country. During the nineteenth century white evangelicals split apart dramatically, first North versus South, and then at the end of the century, modernist versus fundamentalist. After World War II, Billy Graham, the revivalist preacher, attracted enormous crowds and tried to gather all Protestants under his big tent, but the civil rights movement and the social revolution of the sixties drove them apart again. By the 1980s Jerry Falwell and other southern televangelists, such as Pat Robertson, had formed the Christian right. Protesting abortion and gay rights, they led the South into the Republican Party, and for thirty-five years they were the sole voice of evangelicals to be heard nationally. Eventually a younger generation of leaders protested the Christian right's close ties with the Republican Party and proposed a broader agenda of issues, such as climate change, gender equality, and immigration reform. Evangelicals have in many ways defined the nation. They have shaped our culture and our politics. Frances FitGerald's narrative of this distinctively American movement is a major work of history, piecing together the centuries-long story for the first time. Evangelicals now constitute twenty-five percent of the American population, but they are no longer monolithic in their politics. They range from Tea Party supporters to social reformers. Still, with the decline of religious faith generally, FitzGerald suggests that evangelical churches must embrace ethnic minorities if they are to survive
A woman's guide to a healthy heart by Carol N Simontacchi( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Often thought of as a "men's disease," heart disease is the leading cause of death among women and one of the most often misdiagnosed. This important book provides women with much needed advice on reducing, treating, and preventing heart ailments, naturally. In detail, the authors explore the causes and effects of cardiovascular disease as well as the latest heart medication and surgeries. They also offer specific food and exercise recommendations designed to promote heart health
What do history books really teach us? by Frances FitzGerald( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Frances FitzGerald talks about her study of American history textbooks, which reflect what Americans what to teach their children, rather than American history as it really happened
The children at Kangaroo Creek by Frances FitzGerald( Book )

4 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nhật ký Đặng Thùy Trâm by Thùy Trâm Đặng( )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal narratives of Đặng Thùy Trâm; Vietnamese lady soldier died in Vietnam's war
Fire in the lake : the Vietnamese and the Americans in vietnam by Frances FitzGerald( )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frances FitzGerald's landmark history of Vietnam and the Vietnam War, "A compassionate and penetrating account of the collision of two societies that remain untranslatable to one another." (New York Times Book Review)This magisterial work, based on Frances FitzGerald's many years of research and travels, takes us inside the history of Vietnam-the traditional, ancestor-worshiping villages, the conflicts between Communists and anti-Communists, Catholics and Buddhists, generals and monks, the disruption created by French colonialism, and America's ill-fated intervention-and reveals the country as seen through Vietnamese eyes.Fire in the Lake is the first history of Vietnam written by an American, and subsequently won the Pulitzer Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the National Book Award. With a clarity and insight unrivaled by any author before it or since, Frances FitzGerald illustrates how America utterly and tragically misinterpreted the realities of Vietnam
A conversation with Mary Peabody, Marietta Tree & Frances FitzGerald( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CBS correspondent Eric Sevareid interviews three generations of the Peabody family of Massachusetts--Mary Peabody, civil rights activist and mother of a former governor of Massachusetts, Marietta Tree, first woman ambassador to the United Nations, and Frances FitzGerald, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book on Vietnam, Fire in the lake
Weapons of mass destruction in an age of terror : living in the second nuclear age, 4/30/03( )

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

A panel discussion held a few days after the conclusion of the 2003 war in Iraq, featuring authors on American foreign policy and academics concerning nuclear, chemical, and biological arms as an increasingly central issue driving American foreign policy decisions
A conversation with three generations of women( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CBS correspondent Eric Sevareid interviews three generations of the Peabody family of Massachusetts - Mary Peabody, civil rights activist and mother of a former governor of Massachusetts, Marietta Tree, first woman ambassador to the United Nations, and Frances Fitzgerald, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book on Vietnam, Fire in the lake
Kaiteiban amerika : kakikaerareta kyōkasho no rekishi( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Frances Fitzgerald, May 09, 2000( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cities on a hill : a journey through contemporary American cultures
Alternative Names
Fītz Ǧirāld, Frānsīs 1940-

Frances FitzGerald American journalist and author

Frances FitzGerald Amerikaans journaliste

Frances FitzGerald US-amerikanische Journalistin und Schriftstellerin

Ǧirāld, Frānsīs Fītz 1940-

フィッツジェラルド, フランシス

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Way out there in the blue : Reagan, Star Wars, and the end of the Cold WarCities on a hill : a journey through contemporary American culturesLast night I dreamed of peace : the diary of Dang Thuy TramVietnam : spirits of the earthLast night I dreamed of peace : [the diary of Dang Thuy Tram]A woman's guide to a healthy heartFrankie's place : a love story