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Starr, S. Frederick

Works: 136 works in 500 publications in 3 languages and 16,338 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Military history  Case studies  Directories  Pictorial works  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: ML410.G68, B
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Most widely held works about S. Frederick Starr
Most widely held works by S. Frederick Starr
The guns of August 2008 : Russia's war in Georgia by Svante E Cornell( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the summer of 2008, a conflict that appeared to have begun in the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia rapidly escalated to become the most significant crisis in European security in a decade. The implications of the Russian-Georgian war will be understood differently depending on one's narrative of what transpired and perspective on the broader context. This book is designed to present the facts about the events of August 2008 along with comprehensive coverage of the background to those events. It brings together a wealth of expertise on the South Caucasus and Russian foreign policy, with contributions by Russian, Georgian, European, and American experts on the region."--Publisher
Decentralization and self-government in Russia, 1830-1870 by S. Frederick Starr( )

16 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The turbulent period of renewal and innovation that followed Russia's crushing defeat in the Crimea has been interpreted, historically, in terms of the emancipation of the serfs and the evolution of the gentry class. But, contends Frederick Starr, such an approach underestimates the breadth and intensity of the impulse for local reforms per se. After tracing the ideological sources of the reform, Mr. Starr examines in detail the legislative process by which administrative decentralization and public self-government were instituted. Originally published in 1972. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Ferghana Valley : the heart of Central Asia by S. Frederick Starr( )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With some twelve million inhabitants, the Ferghana valley is one of the most densely populated places in the world. It is also the most volatile region of formerly Soviet Central Asia. Not only is the area ethnically and linguistically diverse, it is politically divided, with parts ruled by three different states--Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and the Kyrgyz Republic--whose distant capital cities all relegate Ferghana to their respective peripheries. These complexities make a comprehensive, multidimensional understanding of the Ferghana region all the more elusive. In order to construct this analysi
Inventing New Orleans : writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn( )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) prowled the streets of New Orleans from 1877 to 1888 before moving on to a new life and global fame as a chronicler of Japan. Hearn's influence on our perceptions of New Orleans, however, has unjustly remained unknown. In ten years of serving as a correspondent and selling his writing in such periodicals as the New Orleans Daily Item, Times-Democrat, Harper's Weekly, and Scribner's Magazine he crystallized the way Americans view New Orleans and its south Louisiana environs. Hearn was prolific, producing colorful and vivid sketches, vignettes, news articles, essays, t
Xinjiang : China's Muslim borderland by S. Frederick Starr( )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xinjiang or the "New Territory", makes up a sixth of China's land mass. Will this Turkic-Muslim region of China's remote northwest participate in China's 21st century ascendancy, or will nascent Islamic radicalism in Xinjiang expand the orbit of instability in a dangerous part of the world?
Bamboula! : the life and times of Louis Moreau Gottschalk by S. Frederick Starr( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We travel with Gottschalk to Paris, where he was a sensation, playing in fashionable salons for the likes of Lamartine, Gautier, and Dumas; and we join his flight from the Revolution of 1848 to a town north of Paris, where he composed his first great works - Bamboula, La Savane, Le Bananier, and Le Mancenillier - all published over the name "Gottschalk of Louisiana." Starr describes Gottschalk's successful return to New York City in the early 1850s, where he enjoyed a degree of popularity never before accorded to an American performer or composer, becoming our first homegrown concert idol. But Starr also examines the life-long struggle between the Catholic Gottschalk and earnest Protestant champions of "serious" music, a battle that pitted the austere values of northern Europe against the brighter sensibilities of Paris, Louisiana, and the West Indies
Red and hot : the fate of jazz in the Soviet Union, 1917-1980 by S. Frederick Starr( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost enlightenment : Central Asia's golden age from the Arab conquest to Tamerlane by S. Frederick Starr( Book )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds--remarkable figures who built a bridge to the modern world. Because nearly all of these figures wrote in Arabic, they were long assumed to have been Arabs. In fact, they were from Central Asia--drawn from the Persianate and Turkic peoples of a region that today extends from Kazakhstan southward through Afghanistan, and from the easternmost province of Iran through Xinjiang, China. Lost Enlightenment recounts how, between the years 800 and 1200, Central Asia led the world in trade and economic development, the size and sophistication of its cities, the refinement of its arts, and, above all, in the advancement of knowledge in many fields. -- Publisher website
Russian avant-garde art : the George Costakis Collection by George Costakis Collection( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southern comfort : the Garden District of New Orleans, 1800-1900 by S. Frederick Starr( Book )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of the cultural, social and architectural histories of the Garden District of New Orleans with a detailed written record of issues relating to real estate and architecture. Includes biographical material
Scholars' guide to Washington, D.C. for Central Asian and Caucasus studies : Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan by Tigran Martirosyan( )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N. Research Centers and Information Offices -- O. Scientific, Educational, and Cultural Organizations -- P. Technical and Humanitarian Assistance Organizations -- Q. U.S. Government Agencies -- Organizations and Institutions Index
Melnikov : solo architect in a mass society by S. Frederick Starr( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the life and architectural works of Konstantin Stepanovich Melnikov, who was a Russian architect and painter. His architectural work, compressed into a single decade, placed Melnikov on the front end of 1920s avant-garde architecture
The legacy of history in Russia and the new states of Eurasia( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This ambitious ten-volume series develops a comprehensive analysis of the evolving world role of the post-Soviet successor states. Each volume considers a different factor influencing the relationship between internal politics and international relations in Russia and the western and southern tiers of newly independent states. The contributors were chosen not only for their recognized expertise but also to ensure a stimulating diversity of perspectives and a dynamic mix of approaches."--Jacket
Russia's American colony by Russia's American colony( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against two evils by Hans-Heinrich Herwarth von Bittenfeld( Book )

12 editions published in 1981 in English and German and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oberlin book of bandstands by S. Frederick Starr( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Moreau Gottschalk by S. Frederick Starr( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes of a pianist by Louis Moreau Gottschalk( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red and hot : the fate of jazz in the Soviet Union, 1917-1991 : with a new chapter on the final years by S. Frederick Starr( Book )

13 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une Belle Maison : the Lombard Plantation House in New Orleans's Bywater by S. Frederick Starr( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book brings together artist John James Audubon; architect of the U.S. capital, Benjamin Henry Latrobe; Lee Harvey Oswald; and Fats Domino in an engrossing story, linking these and other colorful figures to the history of a beautiful, historic home in New Orleans. The Lombard plantation house is a rare survivor. Built in the early nineteenth century as a West Indian-style residence, it was the focal point of a large plantation that stretched deep into the cypress swamps of what is now New Orleans's Bywater neighborhood. Featuring the best Norman trussing in North America, it was one of many plantation homes and grand residences that lined the Mississippi downriver from the French Quarter. A working farm until the 1800s, its lands were eventually absorbed into the expanding city. After years of prosperity, the entire area of the Ninth Ward, now known as Bywater, sank into poverty and neglect. This is the story of the rise, fall, and eventual resurrections of one of America's finest extant examples of West Indian Creole architecture and of the entire neighborhood of which it is an anchor. Through meticulous study of archives and archeology, Starr presents fascinating insights on how residents of this working plantation actually lived. Illlustrated with heretofore unidentified historic photographs and plans, and with color images by photographer Robert S. Brantley, this book will equally interest tourists and long-term residents of the Gulf South, historic preservationists and urbanists in search of insights on successful redevelopment, architecture and history buffs, and enthusiasts of one of America's most beloved and storied cities"--
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Bamboula! : the life and times of Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Alternative Names
S. Frederick Starr Amerikaans geopoliticus

S. Frederick Starr US-amerikanischer Wissenschaftler und Jazzmusiker

Starr, Frederick

Starr Stephen Frederick

Starr, Stephen Frederick 1940-

Stephen Frederick Starr

Старр, Стивен Фредерик

اس. فردریک استار

فريدريك ستار، 1940-

English (243)

Italian (1)

German (1)

Ferghana Valley : the heart of Central AsiaInventing New Orleans : writings of Lafcadio HearnXinjiang : China's Muslim borderlandBamboula! : the life and times of Louis Moreau GottschalkSouthern comfort : the Garden District of New Orleans, 1800-1900Scholars' guide to Washington, D.C. for Central Asian and Caucasus studies : Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, UzbekistanMelnikov : solo architect in a mass societyThe legacy of history in Russia and the new states of Eurasia