WorldCat Identities

Thompson, Kathleen

Overview
Works: 166 works in 571 publications in 1 language and 52,762 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Literature  History  Biographies  Sources  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Tall tales  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Performer
Classifications: E185.86, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kathleen Thompson
A shining thread of hope : the history of Black women in America by Darlene Clark Hine( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 2,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles the lives of black women from indentured servitude in the early American colonies to the cruelty of antebellum plantations, from the reign of lynch law in the Jim Crow South to the triumphs of the Civil Rights era."--Jacket
Pocahontas by Jan Gleiter( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Powhatan Indian woman who befriended the English settlers at Jamestown, Virginia, and helped maintain peace between her tribe and the colonists
Against rape by Andra Medea( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Against Rape is one of the earliest texts on a delicate subject, a polemic-cum-survival manual as well a thoughtful study. In 1975 it broke the silence on rape, not only in the U.S., but around the world. It was the first book to look at the causes and patterns of rape in order to reduce its power in the minds and lives of women, enable women and men to begin to change a society that engendered it, and help women avoid and/or survive the trauma of rape. It is also a realistic and practical book, explaining how to recognize and avoid dangerous situations and giving instructions on various self-defense techniques and advice on what to do in the event of rape. It also considers the act of rape in context, discussing why it happens, what forms it can take, how it affects the victims and who the rapists are. It has been widely used in rape crisis centers and women's studies courses and was the primary text for Chimera, Inc.'s self-defense courses for women for more than a decade. It has had a major impact on the way our society deals with this crime."-- from Amazon, accessed 9-28-18
The face of our past : images of Black women from colonial America to the present by Kathleen Thompson( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Face of Our Past tells the story of Black women in nine parts: Family Life, Work, Hair, Resistance, Class, Education, Religion and Community, Play, and Inner Life. In addition to 302 carefully chosen images, the editors provide descriptive captions and quotations from letters, diaries, journals, and other sources."--Jacket
Paul Bunyan and Babe the blue ox by Jan Gleiter( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tall tales of the mighty logger, including his birth and his adventures in a logging camp, in the South Dakota forests, and among the California redwoods
Annie Oakley by Jan Gleiter( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the frontier woman who was famous for her skills as a sharpshooter which she demonstrated in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and other shows of the time
Kit Carson by Jan Gleiter( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the legendary American trapper, scout, and Indian agent
Sacagawea by Jan Gleiter( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the Shoshoni Indian girl who was stolen from her tribe at the age of twelve, sold to a French trapper, and served as a guide in the Lewis and Clark expedition
Booker T. Washington by Jan Gleiter( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the black educator who rose from slavery to found Tuskegee Institute
Texas by Kathleen Thompson( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, economy, culture, and future of Texas. Also includes a state chronology, pertinent statistics, and maps
Daniel Boone by Jan Gleiter( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the legendary hero of the American frontier, emphasizing his skill as a woodsman, exploration of the Cumberland Gap, and relationship with native Americans
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Jan Gleiter( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman in this tale of the Catskill Mountains
Illinois by Kathleen Thompson( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, economy, culture, and future of Illinois. Also includes a state chronology, pertinent statistics, and maps
Florida by Kathleen Thompson( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, economy, culture, and future of Florida. Also includes a state chronology, pertinent statistics, and maps
Hawaii by Kathleen Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, economy, culture, and future of Hawaii. Also includes a state chronology, pertinent statistics, and maps
Christopher Columbus by Jan Gleiter( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the fifteenth century explorer and how he came to discover the New World
Paul Revere by Jan Gleiter( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of the American patriot who rode from Boston to Lexington to warn his fellow citizens that the British were coming
Puerto Rico by Kathleen Thompson( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, economy, culture, and future of Puerto Rico. Also includes a chronology, pertinent statistics, and maps
Washington, D.C. by Kathleen Thompson( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, economy, culture, and future of Washington, D.C. Also includes a chronology, pertinent statistics, and maps
Pennsylvania by Kathleen Thompson( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, economy, culture, and future of Pennsylvania. Also includes a state chronology, pertinent statistics, and maps
 
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A shining thread of hope : the history of Black women in America
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PocahontasThe face of our past : images of Black women from colonial America to the presentSacagaweaBooker T. WashingtonTexasIllinoisFloridaHawaii
Alternative Names

controlled identityKimball, Hannah

Kathleen Thompson Amerikaans historica

Kathleen Thompson amerikansk historikar

Kathleen Thompson amerikansk historiker

Kathleen Thompson historiadora estadounidense

Kathleen Thompson historiadora estauxunidense

Кэтлин Томпсон

كاثلين تومسون مؤرخة من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

کاتلین تامپسون تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

Languages
English (128)