WorldCat Identities

Bruns, Roger A. 1941-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 179 publications in 3 languages and 16,169 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Sources  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: JK1123.A2, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roger A Bruns
Congress investigates : a documented history, 1792-1974 by Arthur M Schlesinger( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preacher : Billy Sunday and big-time American evangelism by Roger A Bruns( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liquor, and newfangled ologies and isms. Eight decades ago, Billy Sunday was standing four-square for the issues embraced so emotionally by today's evangelists--the supreme authority and inerrancy of the Bible, aggressive patriotism, and a commitment to eradicate vice and moral rot from American society. He was a symbol of old-fashioned, militant fundamentalism, and his great crusades presaged the later evangelists: Oral Roberts, Billy Graham, Jimmy Swaggart, Jerry
Am I not a man and a brother : the antislavery crusade of Revolutionary America, 1688-1788( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the anti-slavery movement in America through a collection of documents, letters, newspaper articles, and pamphlets
Almost history : close calls, plan B's, and twists of fate in American history by Roger A Bruns( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects speeches, memos, and other documents written for the possibility of failure in wars and foreign relations throughout American history, left unsaid and unpublished due to turn of events and sudden changes
Julius Caesar by Roger A Bruns( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Roman general and statesman whose brillant military leadership helped make Rome the center of a vast empire
Thomas Jefferson by Roger A Bruns( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the third President of the United States whose many achievements include the writing of the Declaration of Independence
George Washington by Roger A Bruns( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of George Washington - hero of the American Revolution, soldier, patriot, statesman, planter, "Father of his country"--Has often overshadowed the real man. Washington was a passionate & complex individualist whose private life was as intense as his public career was brilliant
The bandit kings : from Jesse James to Pretty Boy Floyd by Roger A Bruns( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly entertaining, illustrated look at the villains who robbed banks, trains, and stagecoaches - and who sometimes became American folk heroes - from the days of roving gangs on horseback wielding Colts and Winchesters to the era of the clutch-popping Tommy-gunners. In The Bandit Kings, acclaimed historian Roger A. Bruns provides a lively but considered assessment of the Western bandits and the legends they inspired. The story of how these notorious outlaws took on almost mythical stature in dime novels, popular magazines, theatrical entertainments, and eventually movies is fascinating in itself, but the real facts of their lives and misdeeds are no less intriguing. Throughout the book's 120 photographs, we see the actual faces and places where America's most renowned outlaws ran wild. The Bandit Kings weaves both history and legend into a narrative supported by a trove of rare and unforgettable photographs
Knights of the road : a hobo history by Roger A Bruns( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln by Roger A Bruns( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Portuguese and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the sixteenth President of the United States whose term of office was served during the Civil War
The damndest radical : the life and world of Ben Reitman, Chicago's celebrated social reformer, hobo king, and whorehouse physician by Roger A Bruns( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse James : legendary outlaw by Roger A Bruns( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the renowned bandit, from his childhood in Missouri, through his years as guerrilla fighter and outlaw, exploring the development of his legend and the romanticization of his illegal deeds
Congress investigates, 1792-1974 by Arthur M Schlesinger( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy the Kid : outlaw of the wild West by Roger A Bruns( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and illegal exploits of Billy the Kid, an infamous bandit of the Old West
Cesar Chavez : a biography by Roger A Bruns( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Cesar Chavez, the labor organizer and founder of the United Farm Workers of America
Jesse Jackson : a biography by Roger A Bruns( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and accomplishments of the civil rights activist and politician, Jesse Jackson
Martin Luther King, Jr. : a biography by Roger A Bruns( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the life story of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., describing his early years in Georgia, his influences, his work for equal rights for African-Americans, his assassination, and his legacy
Icons of Latino America : Latino contributions to American culture by Roger A Bruns( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every night before Dora goes to bed she makes a wish on Little Star. You too can tell Little Star your wish! She will light up for a short time and then automatically shut off
Encyclopedia of Cesar Chavez : the farm workers' fight for rights and justice by Roger A Bruns( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a unique, single-volume treatment offering original source material on the life, accomplishments, disappointments, and lasting legacy of one of American history's most celebrated social reformers-Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers movement by Roger A Bruns( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Led by a relatively penniless young farm worker named Cesar Chavez, the farm workers movement still inspires a sense of pride and purpose among Latinos fighting for personal rights, political power, and economic well-being. Many of the young volunteers in the farm workers movement continue to fight for progressive causes today. Just who was Chavez and what motivated him to say, "enough"?
 
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Bruns, Roger A.

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Almost history : close calls, plan B's, and twists of fate in American historyJulius CaesarThomas JeffersonGeorge WashingtonAbraham LincolnThe damndest radical : the life and world of Ben Reitman, Chicago's celebrated social reformer, hobo king, and whorehouse physicianJesse James : legendary outlawBilly the Kid : outlaw of the wild West