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Thompson, Dorothy 1893-1961

Works: 299 works in 565 publications in 4 languages and 10,184 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Fiction  History  Personal narratives  Personal correspondence  Essays  Christmas stories  Poetry  Sermons  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Translator, Contributor, htt, wpr, Recipient, win, Speaker, Commentator, Other, Author of introduction, Creator, Host, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3539.H649, 928.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dorothy Thompson
Let the record speak by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

17 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listen, Hans by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 1942 and 1944 in English and Spanish and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Job, the story of a simple man by Joseph Roth( Book )

12 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tribulations of a Jew in Russia and the New York ghetto." Cf. Hanna, A. Mirror for the nation
Savage symphony : a personal record of the Third Reich by Eva Lips( Book )

7 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Refugees : anarchy or organization? by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

8 editions published between 1936 and 1938 in English and German and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A call to alarm about the world's mounting refugee crisis
Dorothy Thompson's political guide; a study of American liberalism and its relationship to modern totalitarian states by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

7 editions published between 1938 and 1992 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Russia by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The courage to be happy by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I saw Hitler!" by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'entretien fut laborieux, car il est impossible d'avoir une conversation avecAdolfHitler. Il ne s'arrête jamais de parler, comme s'il s'adressait à une grande assemblée. Dans chaque question, il cherche un thème qui le mettra hors de lui, puis son regard se fige dans un coin éloigné de la pièce. Une touche d'hystérie s'insinue dans sa voix, qui s'élève parfois jusqu'en un cri. Il donne l'impression d'être en transe. Il tape du poing sur la table. En 1932, Dorothy Thompson, vedette américaine des correspondants étrangers, consacre un portrait ravageur à Adolf Hitler, peu avant son élection le 30 janvier 1933. Cet article, jugé offensant par les nazis, lui vaut d'être expulsée d'Allemagne l'année suivante. Elle qualifie en effet le Führer d'" archétype même du petit homme ", dont les yeux " brillent de l'éclat particulier qui distingue souvent les génies, les alcooliques et les hystériques ". Si Dorothy Thompson n'a pas " vu " qu'Hitler allait accéder au pouvoir, elle brosse cependant un incroyable portrait du futur dictateur. Elle décrypte avec brio les raisons de son emprise sur les foules, explique finement ses tactiques oratoires. Une captivante analyse du populisme qui rend cette lecture indispensable dans notre monde menacé par les crises internationales et la folie de certains de ses dirigeants."
The crisis of the west by Dorothy Thompson( )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1910, Mrs. Lydia A. Marfteet endowed this Lectureship in memory of her late husband and as an expression of the regard which she and her husband had for this City and this University. Dorothy Thompson's topic as the Marfleet Lecturer is ""The Crisis of the West."" ""Crisis"" is defined as a turning point. In what direction does the arrow point?
Once on Christmas by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 1997 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother tells her son what it was like to celebrate Christmas in the early 1900's when she was a child
Twice born in Russia : my life before and in the Revolution by Natalia Petrova( Book )

2 editions published in 1930 in Undetermined and English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Pep; J.L. Wetcheek's American song book by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second wind by Carl Zuckmayer( Book )

8 editions published between 1940 and 1941 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deutsche innere Emigration : anti-nationalsozialistische Zeugnisse aus Deutschland by Karl O Paetel( Book )

6 editions published in 1946 in German and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The developments of our times by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln papers by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

4 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The truth about communism by Dorothy Thompson( Book )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The depths of prosperity by Phyllis Bottome( Book )

6 editions published between 1924 and 1925 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolf Hitler wrote this book when he was in prison for his political activities. During that time, Germany had been weakened by the Treaty of Versailles, and France had seized several parts of Germany. France was also encouraging separatist movements in the Rhineland and in Bavaria.After the First World War, the social and economic conditions in Germany were also deteriorating. In this scenario, many Germans were beginning to feel angry and resentful of the way their country had been treated by the Treaty of Versailles. Unrest was beginning to build up, and many political movements were springing up with dreams of reclaiming Germany's lost power and status.Hitler was part of the political movement that stood for the unity of the German nation and opposed the separatist movements. Hitler and his associates were arrested when they went on a march of protest He was imprisoned in the Fort of Landsberg. This was the time when Hitler started writing Mein Kampf (My Struggle), which, more than an autobiography, was a declaration of his visions and plans for reclaiming the glory of the German nation.It contains stories from his childhood, the events and situations that influenced his ideologies, and his prejudices. It explains his visions for German expansion through Europe, the Unification of Germany and Austria, and his assertion of the superiority of the 'Aryan' Race. The book contains the seeds of the Nazi vision for the mass extermination of the Jewish people.Mein Kampf is the story of his life and a political manifesto that contains the beginnings of the ideas that resulted in all the atrocities committed by the Nazi party.The book is considered historically important for various reasons. One of them is to analyze and understand how a single man was able to convince a whole nation to follow his ideas, good or bad. A study of the factors that made people follow him on a path that led to a Second World War._____________________________________About Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler was the Austrian born leader of the Nazi Party in Germany. He was born in 1889 in Austria. He was a decorated veteran of the First World War.He joined the German Workers Party and rose through its ranks. He gained a huge following in the country with his Pan German vision and his racist, anti-Semitic, and anti-Marxist views. It was a period of social, economic, and political unrest and people were willing to follow Hitler as he promised deliverance. When he became the Chancellor in 1933, he transformed the democratic Weimar Republic into a single party dictatorship governed by the Nazi Party, and declared himself the Fuhrer (Ruler) of the Third Reich
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Job, the story of a simple man
Dorothy Thompson and Rose Wilder Lane : forty years of friendship : letters, 1921-1960
Alternative Names
Bard Dorothy Thompson

Bard, Dorothy Thompson 1893-1961

Bard, Dorothy Thompson 1894-1961

Dorothy Thompson American journalist and radio broadcaster

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Dorothy Thompson periodista

Dorothy Thompson US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Journalistin

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