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Hoogenboom, Ari Arthur 1927-2014

Overview
Works: 43 works in 141 publications in 2 languages and 8,318 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings  Encyclopedias  Television panel discussions  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E681, 973.830924
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Most widely held works by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom
The presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mark Twain, who captured the essence of the Gilded Age, predicted that, in time, the "real and substantial greatness" of the Hayes presidency would cause it to "stand out against the horizon of history in its true proportions." This volume, an assessment of all significant aspects of the Hayes administration, may bring about just such a reappraisal. It is am important reevaluation of the administration that officially ended the Reconstruction era."--Publisher
Rutherford B. Hayes : warrior and president by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography recreates the rapidly changing world of Victorian America as experienced by one of its most reflective and perceptive figures. The Hayes that emerges is a much more progressive and far-sighted leader than previously suggested. He was, Hoogenboom argues, neither a Southern sympathizer nor an exemplar of the "Greedy Gilded Age." Rather, he was a devout, pragmatic champion of equal rights. Hayes's colorful life was rooted in his frontier experiences in Ohio and galvanized on Civil War battlefields, where he survived five wounds and was ultimately promoted to major general. No other president was under fire on the front lines as much as Hayes. Hayes's image as president, however, has not been quite so shining. He has been blamed for Reconstruction's failure and damned for an apparent bargain that guaranteed his election in exchange for withdrawing military support of Republican governments in the South. He has also been criticized for championing the gold standard, for breaking the Great Strike of 1877, for inconsistent support of civil-service reform, and for being an ineffectual politician. Hoogenboom contends that these evaluations are largely false. Previous scholars, he says, have failed to appreciate Hayes's limited options and have misrepresented his actions in their depictions of an overly cautious, nonvisionary president. In fact, he was strikingly modern in his efforts to enlarge the power of the office, which he used as his own bully pulpit to rouse public support for his goals. Chief among these goals, Hoogenboom shows, was equality for all Americans. Throughout his presidency and long afterwards, Hayes worked steadfastly for reforms that would encourage economic opportunity, distribute wealth more equitably, diminish the conflict between capital and labor, and ultimately enable African-Americans to achieve political equality. Although he fell far short of his ideals, his unwavering commitment deserves our attention and respect. --From publisher's description
Outlawing the spoils; a history of the civil service reform movement, 1865-1883 by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom( Book )

24 editions published between 1916 and 1982 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Pennsylvania by Philip Shriver Klein( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the ICC : from panacea to palliative by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enterprising colonials; society on the eve of the Revolution by William S Sachs( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gilded age by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Watergate : problems of corruption in American society by Abraham Seldin Eisenstadt( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spoilsmen and reformers by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interdisciplinary approach to American history by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustavus Vasa Fox of the Union Navy : a biography by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and career of one of the U.S. Navy's most influential officers. During the war, Fox was instrumental in mounting the blockade of the southern coast, from the Chesapeake Bay to the Rio Grande. After the battle between the Monitor and the Virginia, Fox championed ironclad technology despite having to contend with an officer corps wedded to wooden ships. In planning and coordinating expeditions, Fox deserves much of the credit for the navy's successes at Hatteras, Port Royal, New Orleans, Mobile Bay, and Fort Fisher. Fox played a critical role in the Union victory
Rutherford B. Hayes : one of the good colonels by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rutherford B. Hayes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the military and political career of the 19th president of the United States, tour the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, and answer questions called in by viewers
Encyclopedia of american history( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents hundreds of alphabetized, cross-referenced entries on American history covering the late nineteenth century, focusing on the country's industrial development. Also includes a chronology, bibliography, documents, and index
Life portrait of Rutherford B. Hayes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the military and political career of the 19th president of the United States, tour the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, and answer questions called in by viewers
The development of the industrial United States : 1870 to 1899( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of American history( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive index to the ten volume "Encyclopedia of American History."
Politics in the guilded age (1865-1901) by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom( Recording )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred T. White : settlement worker and housing reformer by Olive Hoogenboom( )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Înainte de Watergate : probleme ale corupției în societatea americană by Cornel Codiță( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes
Alternative Names
Ari Hoogenboom American historian

Ari Hoogenboom Amerikaans historicus (1927-2014)

Hoogenboom Ari

Hoogenboom, Ari 1927-

Hoogenboom, Ari 1927-2014

Hoogenboom, Ari Arthur 1927-

Languages
English (112)

Romanian (2)

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Rutherford B. Hayes : warrior and presidentOutlawing the spoils; a history of the civil service reform movement, 1865-1883A history of PennsylvaniaGustavus Vasa Fox of the Union Navy : a biographyRutherford B. Hayes : one of the good colonelsEncyclopedia of american history