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Handlin, Oscar 1915-2011

Overview
Works: 334 works in 1,553 publications in 9 languages and 64,458 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Composer, Translator, Compiler, Creator, Publishing director, Correspondent, wst
Classifications: E184.A1, 325.73
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Most widely held works by Oscar Handlin
The uprooted : the epic story of the great migrations that made the American people by Oscar Handlin( Book )

110 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 4,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The epic story of the great migrations that made the American people"--Jacket subtitle
The Puritan dilemma : the story of John Winthrop by Edmund S Morgan( Book )

10 editions published between 1958 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of John Winthrop
Statue of Liberty by Oscar Handlin( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in English and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative and lively history of the monument and profusely illustrated in color and black and white with a selection of literary excerpts about the monument
Slave and citizen : the life of Frederick Douglass by Nathan Irvin Huggins( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the escaped slave who became a renowned writer, orator, abolitionist, and diplomat
Al Smith and his America by Oscar Handlin( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short study, not only of Al Smith as a personality, but also of his relation to the broad sweep of events of which he was a part. Al Smith lives in many memories, but until now he has never really come alive in the historians' pages
Boston's immigrants [1790-1880]; a study in acculturation by Oscar Handlin( Book )

82 editions published between 1941 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between 1790 and 1880, thousands of these humble men and women transferred their residences to Boston. This study describes historically their settlement in the community."--Foreword
Race and nationality in American life by Oscar Handlin( Book )

29 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Americans; a new history of the people of the United States by Oscar Handlin( Book )

33 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This was America : true accounts of people and places, manners and customs by Oscar Handlin( Book )

48 editions published between 1949 and 1986 in English and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor Roosevelt : a personal and public life by J. William T Youngs( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To those who met them casually, American women seemed a favored species. Again and again European travelers commented on the elevated status of the ladies they encountered in their voyages in the United States. Held in respect, relieved of contact with brutal necessities, allowed to expand their minds, independent guardians of the culture - these were the conventional descriptions. True, a surprisingly large percentage of them labored for a livelihood, and female wage earners were no better off than their male counterparts. As the nineteenth century drew to a close, the number who worked at home or in factories steadily increased. But women of the middle classes were the pampered darlings of the society - elevated on pedestals away from the cares of the workaday world and guarded against all unpleasantness. One of them was Eleanor Roosevelt, daughter of a well-to-do family, bearer of a distinguished name, favored by fortune every respect. But sooner or later she had to confront a problem others did not: what to do with herself
The newcomers : Negroes and Puerto Ricans in a changing metropolis by Oscar Handlin( Book )

50 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: HandlinOscar: Oscar Handlin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, was Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Emeritus, at Harvard University. He was the editor of This Was America
The American people in the twentieth century by Oscar Handlin( Book )

42 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: HandlinOscar: Oscar Handlin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, was Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Emeritus, at Harvard University. He was the editor of This Was America
Harvard Guide to American History by Oscar Handlin( Book )

54 editions published between 1954 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a list of resources on various aspects of American history and advice on conducting historical research, interpretation and criticism
Abraham Lincoln and the Union by Oscar Handlin( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compassionate account of Lincoln's life focuses on his struggle for intellectual development, his early years as a lawyer and his election to Congress, and the successes and sorrows of his later years
Truth in history by Oscar Handlin( Book )

35 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigration as a factor in American history by Oscar Handlin( Book )

33 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TRACES THE HISTORY OF IMMIGRANTS DESCRIBING PROBLEMS OF ADJUSTMENT AND HIS INDISPENSABLE ROLE IN THE INDUSTRY, AGRICULTURE, POLITICS, AND CULTURAL LIFE OF AMERICA
Fire-bell in the night : the crisis in civil rights by Oscar Handlin( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberty in America, 1600 to the present by Oscar Handlin( Book )

in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facing life; youth and the family in American history by Oscar Handlin( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historian and the city by Oscar Handlin( Book )

53 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Хандлин О. 1915-2011

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The Puritan dilemma : the story of John WinthropSlave and citizen : the life of Frederick DouglassAl Smith and his AmericaBoston's immigrants [1790-1880]; a study in acculturationEleanor Roosevelt : a personal and public lifeAbraham Lincoln and the UnionTruth in historyLiberty in America, 1600 to the present