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Oberg, Barbara

Overview
Works: 280 works in 441 publications in 1 language and 7,296 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Manuscripts  Personal correspondence  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Archives  Biography  Microform catalogs  Catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Commentator, Other, Illustrator, Author
Classifications: E302, 973.30924
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Most widely held works about Barbara Oberg
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Oberg
The papers of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

54 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume covers the five-month period ending January 20, 1783, when Britain signed preliminary articles of peace with France and Spain, and Britain and the United States declared a cessation of hostilities, effectively ending the American Revolution
Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, and the representation of American culture( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No colonial figures so completely anticipated the shape of American culture - at once material and spiritual, piously secular and pragmatically sacred - as did Jonathan Edwards and Benjamin Franklin. Commonly labeled "Puritan" and "Yankee" respectively, Edwards and Franklin evoke seemingly opposite ideals. Puritan values, embraced by Edwards and sustained in American "evangelicalism," focus on God, communal faith, and self-denial. Yankee attributes, espoused by Franklin and sustained in American liberal republicanism, coalesce around the trinity of hard work, independent virtue, and utilitarian self-happiness. For two and a half centuries these alternative emphases and orientations have coexisted in uneasy tension both individually and in American society at large. In contrast to traditional comparative studies, which portray Edwards and Franklin as mutually exclusive ideal types, this interdisciplinary collection of essays allows polemical contrasts to disappear and Edwards and Franklin emerge as contrapuntal themes in a larger unity. From these essays, written by distinguished historians and literary critics such as Ruth Bloch, Edwin S. Gaustad, Daniel Walker Howe, J.A. Leo Lemay, and David Levin, emerges a portrait of two men who shared a common concern with mind, character, and virtue that shaped a legacy that would define much of American character for generations to come
Federalists reconsidered( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers by Thomas Jefferson( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Papers of Thomas Jefferson is a projected 60-volume series containing not only the 18,000 letters written by Jefferson but also, in full or in summary, the more than 25,000 letters written to him. Including documents of historical significance as well as private notes not closely examined until their publication in the Papers, this series is an unmatched source of scholarship on the nation's third president"--Publisher's description
The papers of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Volume 35, the story of Thomas Jefferson's first presidential administration continues to unfold. He quickly begins to implement his objectives of economy and efficiency in government
The papers of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

January 1 through December 31, 1770 by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers of Thomas Jefferson digital edition by Thomas Jefferson( )

in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This digital edition covers the collected papers of the third president, author of the Declaration of Independence, a chief figure of the Enlightenment. It brings together most of the published volumes into one searchable online resource
The papers of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Mazzei : the comprehensive microform edition of his papers, 1730-1816 : guide and index by Margherita Marchione( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Mazzei the comprehensive microform edition of his papers, 1730-1816 by Filippo Mazzei( Book )

3 editions published between 1935 and 1981 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1 July to 12 November 1802 by Thomas Jefferson( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume opens on 1 July 1802, when Jefferson is in Washington, and closes on 12 November. It features correspondence on the declaration of war by the sultan of Morocco and on the accusations making public his relationship with Sally Hemings
The papers of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Volume 36, the story of Thomas Jefferson's first presidential administration continues to unfold. He quickly begins to implement his objectives of economy and efficiency in government
January 6, 1706 through December 31, 1734 by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide for the supplement to the scholarly Resources microfilm edition of the Papers of Albert Gallatin( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 38 1 July to 12 November 1802 by Thomas Jefferson( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 38 opens on 1 July 1802, when Jefferson is in Washington, and closes on 12 November, when he is again there. For the last week of July and all of August and September, he resides at Monticello. Frequent correspondence with his heads of department and two visits with Secretary of State James Madison, however, keep the president abreast of matters of state. Upon learning in August of the declaration of war by Mawlay Sulayman, the sultan of Morocco, much of the president's and the cabinet's attention is focused on that issue, as they struggle to balance American diplomatic efforts with re
 
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Alternative Names
Oberg, Barbara

Oberg, Barbara 1957-

Oberg, Barbara B.

Languages
English (146)

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Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, and the representation of American cultureFederalists reconsideredPapersThe papers of Benjamin FranklinThe papers of Thomas JeffersonThe papers of Benjamin FranklinJanuary 1 through December 31, 1770The papers of Benjamin Franklin