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Wright, Louis B. (Louis Booker) 1899-1984

Overview
Works: 424 works in 1,447 publications in 2 languages and 59,257 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biography  Diaries  Historical drama  Sources  Anecdotes  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Speaker, Compiler, Contributor, ed
Classifications: PR2829.A2, 822.33
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The cultural life of the American Colonies, 1607-1763 by Louis B Wright ( Book )
43 editions published between 1954 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summarizes the development of intellectual life in such areas as religion, literature, education, and social thought in the first 150 years of the American colonies
The American heritage history of the Thirteen Colonies by Louis B Wright ( Book )
7 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrated history of contemporary events and conditions in America, from 1492 to 1776
The Arts in America: the colonial period ( Book )
11 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From wilderness to Republic: 1607-1787, by L.B. Wright-Architecture, by G.B. Tatum-Painting, by J.W. McCoubrey-The decorative arts, by R.C. Smith-Bibliography (p. 353-357)
The Atlantic frontier: colonial American civilization, 1607-1763 by Louis B Wright ( Book )
60 editions published between 1947 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Middle-class culture in Elizabethan England by Louis B Wright ( Book )
48 editions published between 1935 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Culture on the moving frontier by Louis B Wright ( Book )
22 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first gentlemen of Virginia : intellectual qualities of the early colonial ruling class by Louis B Wright ( Book )
35 editions published between 1940 and 1997 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The colonial search for a southern Eden by Louis B Wright ( )
11 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
South Carolina : a bicentennial history by Louis B Wright ( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history and development of South Carolina and discusses the state and its people
Gold, glory, and the gospel; the adventurous lives and times of the Renaissance explorers by Louis B Wright ( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and Spanish and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the late fifteenth century Europe was astir with dreams of discovery that would shortly transform the world. It was an age of intense intellectual curiosity, of questioning, testing, and the balancing of conflicting motivations. The author, a distinguished Renaissance historian, has sorted out the contradictory motives and behavior of the European explorers and exploiters in this Golden Age, looking at the lands they discovered, sometimes conquered, and often bloodied- Africa, India, Mexico, Central and South America. He describes in dramatic detail the extraordinary feats and strange attitudes of the Renaissance conquerers and explorers as he traces the course of Europe's expansion overseas from the era of Columbus to the early seventeenth century. -- from Book Jacket
The history and present state of Virginia by Robert Beverley ( Book )
17 editions published between 1947 and 1994 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overview: While in London in 1705, Robert Beverley wrote and published The History and Present State of Virginia, one of the earliest printed English-language histories about North America by an author born there. Like his brother-in-law William Byrd II, Beverley was a scion of Virginia's planter elite, personally ambitious and at odds with royal governors in the colony. As a native-born American--most famously claiming "I am an Indian"--He provided English readers with the first thoroughgoing account of the province's past, natural history, Indians, and current politics and society. In this new edition, Susan Scott Parrish situates Beverley and his History in the context of the metropolitan-provincial political and cultural issues of his day and explores the many contradictions embedded in his narrative. Parrish's introduction and the accompanying annotation, along with a fresh transcription of the 1705 publication and a more comprehensive comparison of emendations in the 1722 edition, will open Beverley's History to new, twenty-first-century readings by students of transatlantic history, colonialism, natural science, literature, and ethnohistory
The Elizabethans' America by Louis B Wright ( Book )
25 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains primary source material
Everyday life in colonial America by Louis B Wright ( Book )
14 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion of the average living conditions of the period, including sections on religion, sports, pastimes, and careers. Grades 7-9
Prose works; narratives of a colonial Virginian by William Byrd ( Book )
17 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four descriptive narratives of Byrd's travels as a landowner and provincial official in Virginia and North Carolina from 1728 to 1733. For contents, see Author Catalog
Life and letters in Tudor and Stuart England by Louis B Wright ( Book )
12 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on various aspects of the culture of Shakespeare's England
The secret diary of William Byrd of Westover, 1709-1712 by William Byrd ( Book )
17 editions published between 1941 and 1972 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare ( Book )
15 editions published between 1957 and 1993 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Shakespeare's finest works is available in a new edition, based on the best early printed version of the play. This new edition of Othello reflects the latest scholarship and includes information on Shakespeare's life, explanatory notes, and a Modern Perspective section. Illustrated
The dream of prosperity in Colonial America by Louis B Wright ( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Religion and empire; the alliance between piety and commerce in English expansion, 1558-1625 by Louis B Wright ( Book )
18 editions published between 1943 and 1976 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Book )
17 editions published between 1959 and 1977 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spine title: Macbeth. Shakespeare's tragedy of prophecy and royal murder in medieval Scotland
 
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Alternative Names
Booker Wright, Louis 1899-1984
Rāyit, Luwīs.
Rāyit, Luwīs 1899-1984
Wright, Louis B.
Wright, Louis B. 1899-1984
Wright, Louis Booker.
Wright, Louis Booker 1899-1984
Languages
English (436)
Spanish (1)
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