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Downs, Robert B. (Robert Bingham) 1903-1991

Overview
Works: 315 works in 1,045 publications in 15 languages and 26,892 library holdings
Genres: Reviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Biography  History  Bibliographies  Biographies  Book reviews  Handbooks and manuals  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Composer, Contributor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: Z1035.A1, B
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Most widely held works by Robert B Downs
Books that changed the world by Robert B Downs( Book )

97 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 3,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the content and impact of works, including "Common Sense," "Das Kapital," and "Mein Kampf," that have influenced the course of history
Books that changed America by Robert B Downs( Book )

31 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays about twenty-five books which the author feels have had a profound effect on the nation's culture and conscience
The First freedom : liberty and justice in the world of books and reading by Robert B Downs( Book )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings about book censorship and intellectual freedom by William O. Douglas, Elmer Rice, Havelock Ellis, D.H. Lawrence, Paul Blanshard, Bernard De Voto, Aldous Huxley, Henry Steele Commager, George Bernard Shaw, John Galsworthy, Osbert Sitwell, Heywood Broun, H.L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan, William Saroyan, John Steinbeck, A.B. Guthrie, James T. Farrell, Archibald MacLeish, Dwight Eisenhower, Mark Van Doren, William Butler Yeats, Carl Sandburg, George Orwell, and others. Includes Library Bill of Rights and The Freedom to Read
Famous American books by Robert B Downs( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to do library research by Robert B Downs( Book )

27 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous books, ancient and medieval by Robert B Downs( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Outlines of 108 great works that have shaped modern civilization"--Cover subtitle
American library resources : a bibliographical guide by Robert B Downs( Book )

49 editions published between 1951 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molders of the modern mind; 111 books that shaped Western civilization by Robert B Downs( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books that changed the South by Robert B Downs( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using twenty-five specific works published between 1624 and 1951, the author analyzes the impact of written history and sociology on the intellectual and social life of the South
The First freedom today : critical issues relating to censorship and intellectual freedom by Robert B Downs( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landmarks in science : Hippocrates to Carson by Robert B Downs( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heinrich Pestalozzi, father of modern pedagogy by Robert B Downs( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of new horizons : epic tales of travel and exploration by Robert B Downs( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bear went over the mountain : tall tales of American animals by Robert B Downs( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of American folk humor collected by a former president of the American Library Association
Horace Mann: champion of public schools by Robert B Downs( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of one of America's great educators and an early and effective champion of public schools. In addition to serving as Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Education, Mann served in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1827 to 1833) and the Massachusetts Senate (1834 to 1837). Acknowledged by educational historians as the Father of the Common School movement, Mann argued that universal public education was the most efficient way to create a productive, disciplined citizenry
Friedrich Froebel by Robert B Downs( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography; current state and future trends by Robert B Downs( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Barnard by Robert B Downs( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalists of the United States : biographical sketches of print and broadcast news shapers from the late 17th century to the present by Robert B Downs( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and French and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical sketches of nearly six-hundred print and broadcast journalists from the 1600s to the present. Entries range from very brief to two pages, and the 18th and 19th centuries are the most extensively represented, with only the most prominent of current journalists making the cut. The introduction presents a lively précis of the practice of journalism in the United States. This is a great reference, useful as a starting point for historical research
Research librarianship( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bingham Downs, Robert 1903-1991

Downs Robert B.

Downs, Robert B. 1903-199

Downs, Robert B. 1903-1991

Downs, Robert B. (Robert Bingham)

Downs, Robert B. (Robert Bingham), 1903-199

Downs Robert Bingham

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Downs, Robert Bingham 1903-1991

Downs Robert Binghan

Robert B. Downs American writer and librarian

Robert B. Downs Amerikaans bibliothecaris (1903-1991)

Robert B. Downs amerikansk bibliotekar

Robert B. Downs amerikansk bibliotekarie

Robert B. Downs bibliotecariu estauxunidense (1903–1991)

Ṭavun̲s, Rāparṭ B. 1903-1991

Ṭavun̲s, Rāparṭ Pi 1903-1991

روبرت ب. داونز، 1903-1991

다운스, 로버트 1903-1991

다운스, 로버트 B. 1903-1991

다운즈, 로버트 B. 1903-1991

다운즈, 로버트 빙엄 1903-1991

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