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Hamilton, Neil A. 1949-

Overview
Works: 23 works in 108 publications in 1 language and 12,038 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography‚Ä°vDictionaries  Encyclopedias  Biography  Juvenile works  Sources  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HN90.R3, B
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Most widely held works by Neil A Hamilton
The ABC-CLIO companion to the 1960s counterculture in America by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfect for high school, college, and public libraries, this unique encyclopedia's complete compilation of the 1960s upheaval will also be of special use to students of sociology, recent U.S. history, and popular culture
Presidents : a biographical dictionary by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the careers of every U.S. president from George Washington to George W. Bush, offering facts about the major events, issues, and achievements of each administration
Militias in America : a reference handbook by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first chapter 'explores the roots that contemporary militia movements have in American history and law, while the second chapter consists of a fourteen-page chronology that follows the militia movement from the Massachusetts Bay Colony to the arrest of members of the Viper Militia near Phoenix, Arizona, on July 1, 1996. Another chapter offers biographical sketches of men and women prominent in the contemporary militia movement.'" Voice Youth Advocates
Rebels and renegades : a chronology of social and political dissent in the United States by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In nine chronological chapters, Rebels and Renegades covers the major events and personalities in the history of radicalism and extremism in the United States. Starting with the arrival of the Pilgrims in Plymouth in 1620 and ending with the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the work spans the spectrum of sociopolitical dissent, from the extreme right to the extreme left - with all shades in between."--Jacket
Atlas of the baby boom generation by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Cultural History of Postwar America"--- cover
Founders of modern nations : a biographical dictionary by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gathered together for the first time in one comprehensive, easy-to-read volume are biographies of the dominant military, political, and intellectual figures essential to the founding of today's nations." "From the emergence of Spain, Portugal, and France to the recent changes in Russia and the Middle East, this fascinating work provides readers the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the men and women who fought to form their countries." "As the Middle Ages came to an end, citizens who shared economic and cultural interests began to unite under central governments. National identity evolved as nation-states struggled to maintain their independence, often under the direction of one or two key leaders. Through personal biographies, maps, illustrations, and a chronology, readers are able to place each founder and his or her respective nation in historical perspective. An extensive bibliography suggests avenues for further exploration."--Jacket
Baseball : 100 classic moments in the history of the game by Joseph E Wallace( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights one hundred significant moments in baseball history through a collection of over four hundred photographs from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, accompanied by explanatory text
American business leaders : from colonial times to the present by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over four hundred alphabetically arranged articles that provide biographical and career information about prominent American business leaders from throughout history, covering a variety of fields, including finance, banking, heavy industry, food processing, communications, computers, and entertainment
American social leaders and activists by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference for scholars, journalists, and the general reader contains short biographies of more than 285 American social leaders and activists from colonial times to the present. The alphabetically arranged entries profile activists such as Oneida commune founder John Humphrey Noyes, Indian rights leader John Echohawk, folk singer Joan Baez, and conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh
The 1970s by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 1970s, a volume in Facts On File's acclaimed Eyewitness History series, provides hundreds of firsthand accounts of the decade - from diary entries, letters, speeches, and newspaper accounts - that illustrate how historical events appeared to those who lived through them. In addition to the firsthand accounts, each chapter will provide an introductory essay and a chronology of events. The book also includes excerpts from such critical documents as the Equal Rights Amendment, the War Powers Act, FBI teletypes regarding student protests at Kent State University, and President Jimmy Carter's South Lawn Departure Statement for the Middle East, as well as capsule biographies of 47 key figures, 12 maps and graphs, 98 black-and-white photographs, notes, a bibliography, and an index."--Jacket
Lifetimes : the Great War to the stock market crash : American history through biography and primary documents( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty biographical profiles are paired with primary documents to offer a glimpse of American history in the 1920s. Among those profiled are Louis Armstrong, Josephine Baker, Al Capone, Charlie Chaplain, Eugene Debs, W.E.B. Du Bois, Albert Einstein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Henry Ford, Marcus Garvey, Emma Goldman, Samuel Gompers, D.W. Griffith, Big Bill Haywood, William Randolph Hearst, Langston Hughes, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Charles Lindbergh, Mitchell Palmer, Dorothy Parker, Will Rodgers, Babe Ruth, Margaret Sanger, and Woodrow Wilson. A chronology and introductory essay help to situate the biographies in their historical contexts. The years between the first world war and the great stock market crash marked the arrival of the United States of America as a world military, business, scientific, and cultural leader. Americans from all stripes and in all fields achieved great notoriety. Babe Ruth, Margaret Sanger, Duke Ellington, Alfred Stieglitz, Aimee Semple McPherson, Woodrow Wilson, Clarence Darrow, Langston Hughes, and Henry Ford are just a few of the luminaries who shined on the world's stage. Combining substantial biographical accounts of 60 Americans who influenced or represented their times with portraits and other photographs and up to five often hard-to-find primary documents written by or relating to the subject, Lifetimes offers readers a comprehensive account of the person's life and work and first-hand accounts of what they thought and what other people thought about them. This all-in-one biographical resource is perfect for students and anyone interested in this pivotal era in American history
Scientific exploration and expeditions : from the age of discovery to the twenty-first century by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a unique perspective on expeditions made in the quest for scientific knowledge from the fifteenth century to the present day. Concise articles focus on the scientific goals and accomplishments of the explorers and expeditions, and how the sciences--from anthropology to zoology--benefited from these voyages of discovery. --from publisher description
Visions of Worth : the life of G.S. Lannom, Jr., independent entrepreneur by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connecticut order, mercantilistic economics : the life of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. by Neil A Hamilton( )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws still at large! : a saga of roots country music since the 1970s by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first-ever book to cover the history of the renegade Outlaw country music movement from its beginnings in the 1970s to its resurgence today, "Outlaws Still At Large!" draws from the author's interviews with current artists to reveal a rich, vibrant music scene beneath the mainstream Nashville gloss, while it shows the trials and adventures of life on the road. Hamilton traveled more than 20,000 miles with the Outlaws to get his story, and in the end, the music changed his life"--Amazon.com
Scientific exploration and expeditions. from the age of discovery to the twenty-first century( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of the baby boom generation by Neil A Hamilton( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical dictionary by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American business leaders : from colonial times to the present by Neil A Hamilton( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennessee villager in a modern world : G.S. Lannom, Jr., baseball and leather entrepreneur by Neil A Hamilton( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The ABC-CLIO companion to the 1960s counterculture in America
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Hamilton, Neil A.

Hamilton, Neil Alexander 1949-...

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Presidents : a biographical dictionaryMilitias in America : a reference handbookRebels and renegades : a chronology of social and political dissent in the United StatesFounders of modern nations : a biographical dictionaryBaseball : 100 classic moments in the history of the gameAmerican business leaders : from colonial times to the presentAmerican social leaders and activistsThe 1970s