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Basker, James G.

Overview
Works: 38 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 4,629 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Picaresque fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Maps  Sea fiction  Scientific atlases  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  Picaresque literature 
Roles: Editor, Author, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PR3694, 823.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James G Basker
Tobias Smollett, critic and journalist by James G Basker( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tradition in transition : women writers, marginal texts, and the eighteenth-century canon( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These eighteen essays represent a new generation of eighteenth-century scholarship. Written in honour of Professor Roger Lonsdale of the University of Oxford, the contributions to Tradition in Transition focus on the three main areas of scholarship that Lonsdale has made his own: women writers, marginalized authors and texts, and the shape of the eighteenth-century canon of English Literature. Both reflecting the immense influence of Roger Lonsdale's work to date, and taking in many of the most current issues in eighteenth-century studies at present
Early American abolitionists : a collection of anti-slavery writings 1760-1820( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation reprints fifteen anti-slavery texts that, almost without exception, have been out of print for nearly two centuries. The pamphlets, poems, letters, and other documents by anti-slavery writers-men and women, black and white-demonstrate that abolitionists were active in the early years of the American republic. The book's texts are reprinted with short introductions written by 12 Gilder Lehrman history scholars. --Amazon.com
Roderick Random by T Smollett( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Surging with verbal, sexual, and martial energy, The Adventures of Roderick Random opens a window on life, love, and war in the eighteenth century. The hero battles his way from poverty and neglect to make his mark as a doctor, writer, fighter, and lover. His adventures take us across the world, from England and France to the Caribbean, Africa, and Latin America. One of the first truly global novels, it casts light on nearly every aspect of its time -- imperialism, gender relations, slavery, urban life, colonial warfare, commerce, politics, the professions, high society, and the Hogarthian underworld."--Jacket flap
Slavery in the founding era : literary contexts( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This booklet includes more than a dozen poems exploring the themes of slavery, abolition, and freedom. They open a window onto the complexity of slavery for the Revolutionary generation. --Amazon.com
Why documents matter : American originals and the historical imagination : selections from the Gilder Lehrman collection( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition of Why Documents Matter features more than 40 documents spanning American history from 1622 through 1989. They include letters, official documents, broadsides, and photographs with images, transcripts, and historical introductions. In this new edition we have added more documents from the West Coast, the Civil War, and the twentieth century. --Amazon.com
Samuel Johnson in the mind of Thomas Jefferson by James G Basker( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Designed by Terry Belanger. Four-hundred fifty copies were printed for the Johnsonians by Papercraft Printing and Design Company, Charlottesville."--Page 16
America the beautiful : reflections on her past, present and future by Sri Chinmoy( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between battles : Civil War soldiers' letters, 1861-1865 : from the Gilder Lehrman Collection( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I take up my pen : letters from the war : the Gilder Lehrman Collection( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forging a nation : documents from America's founding by James G Basker( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilberforce, Lincoln, and the abolition of slavery : sources in the history of emancipation( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of the transatlantic slave trade by David Eltis( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between 1501 and 1867, the transatlantic slave trade claimed an estimated 12.5 million Africans and involved almost every country with an Atlantic coastline. This atlas deals with 350-year history of kidnapping and coercion. It features nearly 200 maps that explore details of the African slave traffic to the New World
Frederick Douglass : a documentary history of his fight for freedom and equality by Frederick Douglass( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the end you are sure to succeed" : Lincoln's letter to a high school graduate : a manuscript from the Gilder Lehrman Collection by Abraham Lincoln( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation : a selection of documents for teachers( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secession crisis of 1860-1861 : documenting the march toward disunion( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavery and abolition : people, places, politics : history in a box( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These materials provide a selective account of slavery and abolition in the United States and place the slave trade and the campaign to end slavery within an international context
 
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Tradition in transition : women writers, marginal texts, and the eighteenth-century canon
Alternative Names
Basker, James 1952-

James Basker American scholar

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English (62)

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Early American abolitionists : a collection of anti-slavery writings 1760-1820Roderick RandomSlavery in the founding era : literary contextsWhy documents matter : American originals and the historical imagination : selections from the Gilder Lehrman collectionAmerica the beautiful : reflections on her past, present and futureI take up my pen : letters from the war : the Gilder Lehrman CollectionWilberforce, Lincoln, and the abolition of slavery : sources in the history of emancipationAtlas of the transatlantic slave tradeSlavery and abolition : people, places, politics : history in a box