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Werstein, Irving

Overview
Works: 85 works in 275 publications in 3 languages and 15,622 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Fiction  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Irving Werstein
1898: the Spanish-American War, told with pictures by Irving Werstein( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turning point for America; the story of the Spanish-American War by Irving Werstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the dramatic events in Havana Harbor, Washington, D.C., and the Philippines that thrust the United States into a major position in world affairs
This wounded land; the era of Reconstruction, 1865-1877 by Irving Werstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly examines slavery in the South before and during the Civil War; then appraises the social and political situation during the years following the conflict, describing Lincoln's plans, Johnson's policies, Grant's administration, and Hayes' election
Kearny, the magnificent; the story of General Philip Kearny, 1815-1862 by Irving Werstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The many faces of the Civil War by Irving Werstein( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the war showing the causes, the conduct of the campaigns, and the aftermath
Abraham Lincoln versus Jefferson Davis by Irving Werstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contrasting studies of Lincoln and Davis and their capital cities of Washington and Richmond
The great struggle; labor in America by Irving Werstein( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The growth of organized labor in America from the early struggles of the workingman to the unions of today. Grades 7-10
July, 1863 by Irving Werstein( Book )

7 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The uprising of the Warsaw ghetto, November 1940-May 1943 by Irving Werstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and Polish and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events that led to the German invasion of Poland and the three-week siege of the city of Warsaw; examines the daily life of ghetto-imprisoned Jews, the work of social welfare groups and underground activists, cooperative smuggling by city and ghetto citizens, and the overwhelming disease and starvation of the ghetto; and details the foredoomed street uprising by a population that chose to "die with honor."
The long escape by Irving Werstein( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The director of a rest home for children who had been ill manages to lead them all to safety in England when the Germans invade Belgium during World War II. Based on a true story
The many faces of World War I by Irving Werstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the many events that led the participating nations into the war. Grades 7-10
A nation fights back : the Depression and its aftermath by Irving Werstein( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the causes and effects of the Great Depression, and the measures President Roosevelt used to restore the United States' economy
That Denmark might live : the saga of the Danish resistance in World War II by Irving Werstein( Book )

7 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Danish contributions to World War II's Allied cause through such resistance activities as rescue and evacuation of Danish Jews, sabotage of armament factories, shortwave communication with London, illegal press, and recovery of arms, radios, and supplies
The war with Mexico by Irving Werstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the period from Stephen Austin's colonization of Mexican Texas in 1821 to the Treaty of Guadulupe Hidalgo in 1848
Guadalcanal by Irving Werstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the World War II battle between the Japanese and American forces for control of the strategic island of Guadalcanal
Strangled voices; the story of the Haymarket affair by Irving Werstein( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the Chicago Haymarket Affair of 1886, during which four men allegedly planted a bomb which killed a policeman and were later hanged for murder
The Franco-Prussian War; Germany's rise as a world power by Irving Werstein( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and German and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the tumultuous times when a mighty nation was humiliated and a new colossus rose to threaten not only Europe, but the whole world
Pie in the sky, an American struggle. The Wobblies and their times by Irving Werstein( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the controversial Industrial Workers of the World, also known as "The Wobblies," the first to organize the Negro, the migrant worker, and the poor
Shattered decade, 1919-1929 by Irving Werstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commentary on the social conditions and important events of the twenties, especially for the young reader
1776: the adventure of the American Revolution by Irving Werstein( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1976 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Werstein, Irving Boris 1914-1971

Languages
English (107)

German (1)

Polish (1)