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Blaisdell, Robert

Overview
Works: 108 works in 216 publications in 1 language and 6,782 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Quotations  Poetry  Sources  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: E98.O7, 970.00497
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Blaisdell
 
Most widely held works by Robert Blaisdell
Great speeches by Native Americans by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

82 speeches. Includes selections by Russell Means, Powhatan, Red Jacket, Osceola, Red Cloud, Chief Joseph, Sitting Bull, Tecumseh, Seattle, Geronimo, and Crazy Horse, among others
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island
Tolstoy as teacher : Leo Tolstoy's writings on education by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings and speeches of Marcus Garvey by Marcus Garvey( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the twentieth-century orator's writings and speeches, which focused on a message of African-American pride, unemployment, leadership, and emancipation
The Communist Manifesto and other revolutionary writings : Marx, Marat, Paine, Mao, Gandhi, and others( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning 3 centuries, this works include such milestone documents as the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789), and The Communist Manifesto (1848). Also included are writings by the Russian revolutionaries Lenin and Trotsky, Marat and Danton of the French Revolution, Rousseau, Gandhi, Mao, other leading figures in revolutionary thought
Favorite Greek myths by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the stories of the Golden Fleece, the Trojan War, Hercules, and other Greek myths
Imagist poetry : an anthology by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 180 masterpieces appear in this tribute to one of the 20th century's most radical poetic movements. Imagist gems in this definitive collection include works by Ezra Pound, D.H. Lawrence, H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), James Joyce, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, and many others. --Dover Publications
Anne of Green Gables by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her
Great speeches of the twentieth century( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of memorable speeches spanning the twentieth century, including complete speeches and excerpts from Winston Churchill, Mohandas Gandhi, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, the Dalai Lama, and others
The decameron : selected tales by Giovanni Boccaccio( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young people flee to the countryside from plague-ridden Florence and pass the time in their retreat by telling tales of romance. This selection from Boccaccio's landmark of medieval literature features 25 stories from the original 100, all teeming with colorful characters and worldly wisdom. J.M. Rigg translation
Great short poems from around the world( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hardcover edition presents an international sampling of classic poetry. It features ancient Greek, Latin, and Persian poets such as Homer, Sappho, and Martial as well as Arabic, Chinese, German, Indian, Japanese, and Yiddish poems from the 12th century BC through the 20th century, plus English, Irish, and American classics by Yeats, Byron, Dickinson, and others
Great short stories by contemporary Native American writers( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new anthology of short fiction by Native Americans features a wide range of contemporary writers. It includes stories dating from the early twentieth century by Pauline Johnson, daughter of a Mohawk chief, whose works helped define Canadian literature; Zitkala-Sa, a Sioux writer whose books were among the first to bring Native American stories to wider recognition; John M. Oskison, whose Cherokee ancestry informed his tales of the cultural clash faced by children of mixed marriages; and D'Arcy McNickle, Cree activist and anthropologist. Ten additional stories date from the 1960s through the twenty-first century, ranging in their settings from Canada to New Mexico. Selections include Leslie Marmon Silko's "The Man to Send Rain Clouds," "Crow's Sun" by Duane Niatum, "Beading Lesson" by Beth H. Piatote, Sherman Alexie's "War Dances," and other tales that explore cultural borders and intersections, dramatizing the ways in which people discover their own heritage as well as the wider world
Wit and wisdom of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paperback gift edition of the renowned poet and playwright's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of quips from Wilde's personal letters and conversations as well as his fiction, essays, lectures, and plays
Civil War short stories and poems by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published to coincide with the start of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, this new collection of important short works has been compiled by an expert on Civil War literature. Contributors include many of the most famous authors of the era: Whitman, Melville, Longfellow, Bierce, Alcott, Twain, and Whittier
There's a saying for that : proverbs from around the world( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forbidden fruit is the sweetest, and he who wants to beat a dog is sure to find a stick! This compilation of the best proverbs from around the world -- ancient and modern -- offers concise, time-honored wisdom about love, money, politics, and human nature. A handsome gift-book format makes this volume an ideal present
Humorous American short stories : selections from Mark Twain to others much more recent by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology of entertaining tales features the works of early American authors such as Benjamin Franklin and stories by 20th-century writers, including Dorothy Parker, Langston Hughes, and James Thurber. Additional contributors include Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Herman Melville, Bret Harte, Mark Twain, James Branch Cabell, and others
Slave narratives of the Underground Railroad( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than 100,000 people escaped slavery in the American South by following the Underground Railroad, a complex network of secret routes and safe houses. This inexpensive compilation of firsthand accounts offers authentic insights into the Civil War era and African-American history with compelling narratives by Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and lesser-known refugees"--
Abraham Lincoln's wit and wisdom by Abraham Lincoln( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My politics are short and sweet, like the old woman's dance. The most eloquent of American presidents, Lincoln had a sagacious or humorous comment on everything that mattered. This attractively designed and illustrated gift book features the Great Emancipator's thoughts and opinions on subjects from politics to human nature to the burdens and privileges of the presidency
Essays on immigration( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The concept of immigration remains central to American culture, past and present. This original anthology surveys the experience from a wide range of cultural and historical viewpoints, ranging from the 17th to 21st centuries. Contributors include Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, Jacob Riis, Edwidge Danticat, Junot Diaz, and many others"--
The Dover anthology of American literature by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th century, this compact and inexpensive anthology offers a fascinating overview of early American literature. The authoritative texts are supplemented with informative introductory notes and suggestions for further reading. Starting with Cherokee creation myths and Powhatan's moving speech, ""Why Should You Destroy Us, Who Have Provided You with Food, "" the 18th-century selections include the writings of poets Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley; preacher Jonathan Edwards; statesmen Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, and others. From the early and mid-1
 
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Alternative Names
Blaisdell, Bob.

Blaisdell, Bob 1959-

Blaisdell, Robert

Blaisdell, Robert Bob 1959-

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English (72)

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Robinson CrusoeTolstoy as teacher : Leo Tolstoy's writings on educationSelected writings and speeches of Marcus GarveyThe Communist Manifesto and other revolutionary writings : Marx, Marat, Paine, Mao, Gandhi, and othersFavorite Greek mythsImagist poetry : an anthologyAnne of Green GablesGreat speeches of the twentieth century