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Stewart, George R. 1895-1980

Overview
Works: 212 works in 1,053 publications in 18 languages and 30,375 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Dictionaries  Science fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Juvenile works  Dystopian fiction  Novels  Apocalyptic fiction  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
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Most widely held works by George R Stewart
Ordeal by hunger : the story of the Donner Party by George R Stewart( Book )

57 editions published between 1936 and 2002 in English and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of the Donner party is one of the most amazing stories of the American West. In 1846, eighty-seven people set out for California via a new route. They endured deserts, bitter snowstorms and finally resorted to cannibalism to stay alive. Diaries and historical documents helped the author write the story of this ill-fated band of pioneers
American place-names : a concise and selective dictionary for the continental United States of America by George R Stewart( Book )

23 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work includes three categories of place-name information: well-known places; repeated names which appear in many localities; and unusual names. Following each of the 12,000 entries is the name derivation, the state where pertinent and explication with historical, geographical and/or folk interpretations
American given names : their origin and history in the context of the English language by George R Stewart( Book )

22 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and Japanese and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Places all the more common names in their historical and linguistic context, discussing each name's etymology and usage through history
Earth abides by George R Stewart( Book )

110 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disease of unparalleled destructive force has sprung up almost simultaneously in every corner of the globe, all but destroying the human race. One survivor, strangely immune to the effects of the epidemic, ventures forward to experience a world without man. What he ultimately discovers will prove far more astonishing than anything he'd either dreaded or hoped for
Storm by George R Stewart( Book )

90 editions published between 1900 and 2003 in 14 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A violent storm, affectionately known as Maria, sweeps through California. Making her way from the Pacific coast, she gains momentum as she approaches the Sierra and transforms into a blizzard of great strength, covering the range with twenty feet of snow
The California Trail : an epic with many heroes by George R Stewart( Book )

33 editions published between 1962 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the trail's year-by-year changes as weather conditions, new exploration, and the changing character of emigrants affected it from 1841-42 on
Pickett's charge : a microhistory of the final attack at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863 by George R Stewart( Book )

20 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the decisive battle at Gettysburg based on military and personal accounts
Not so rich as you think by George R Stewart( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bret Harte, argonaut and exile, being an account of the life of the celebrated American humorist by George R Stewart( Book )

28 editions published between 1931 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To California by covered wagon by George R Stewart( Book )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the hardships encountered by a group of pioneers travelling by covered wagon from Iowa to California in 1844
Names on the globe by George R Stewart( Book )

11 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Topographers, geographers, and physiographers have written much about the Earth's surface, but that is not, as such, our present theme. Here we consider not the places themselves, but the names by which they are distinguished, what are commonly known in English as place-names." - from chapter 1, "The Place and the Name."
U.S. 40 : cross section of the United States of America by George R Stewart( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American ways of life by George R Stewart( Book )

24 editions published between 1954 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year of the oath : the fight for academic freedom at the University of California by George R Stewart( Book )

9 editions published between 1950 and 1971 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man : an autobiography by George R Stewart( Book )

16 editions published between 1946 and 1950 in English and Japanese and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The technique of English verse by George R Stewart( Book )

16 editions published between 1930 and 1967 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donner Pass and those who crossed it; the story of the country made notable by the Stevens Party, the Donner Party, the gold-hunters, and the railroad builders by George R Stewart( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little of myself : an interview by George R Stewart( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Names of the land : a historical account of place-naming in the United States by George R Stewart( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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American given names : their origin and history in the context of the English language
Alternative Names
George R. Stewart Amerikaans historicus (1895-1980)

George R. Stewart US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Sprachforscher und Professor für Englisch an der University of California, Berkeley

Rippey Stewart, George 1895-1980

Stewart George

Stewart George 1895-1980

Stewart, George R.

Stewart, George R., 1895-

Stewart, George R. 1895-1980

Stewart, George R. 1895-1980 Jr

Stewart, George R. (George Rippey), 1895-1980

Stewart, George R., Jr., 1895-1980

Stewart George Rippey

Stewart, George Rippey 1895-1980

جورج آر. استوارت

جورج ستيوارت

ジョージ・スチュワート (小説家)

スチュアート, G. R.

スチュアート, ジョージ・R.

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American given names : their origin and history in the context of the English languageEarth abidesStormThe California Trail : an epic with many heroesPickett's charge : a microhistory of the final attack at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863To California by covered wagonThe crucial role of the environment in the writings of George Stewart (1895-1980) : a life of America's literary ecologist