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Handlin, Oscar 1915-2011

Overview
Works: 362 works in 1,366 publications in 9 languages and 62,817 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler, Composer, Other, Translator
Classifications: E184.A1, 325.73
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Most widely held works about Oscar Handlin
 
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The uprooted : the epic story of the great migrations that made the American people by Oscar Handlin( Book )

83 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 4,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The epic story of the great migrations that made the American people"--Jacket subtitle
Statue of Liberty by Oscar Handlin( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in English and held by 1,859 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
Al Smith and his America by Oscar Handlin( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and held by 1,772 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
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 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the escaped slave who became a renowned writer, orator, abolitionist, and diplomat
Race and nationality in American life by Oscar Handlin( Book )

24 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston's immigrants [1790-1880]; a study in acculturation by Oscar Handlin( Book )

66 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,701 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
This was America : true accounts of people and places, manners and customs by Oscar Handlin( Book )

29 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 1,681 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 )

40 editions published between 1959 and 1971 in English and held by 1,670 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 )

33 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in English and held by 1,641 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
Abraham Lincoln and the Union by Oscar Handlin( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1,638 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
Harvard guide to American history by Oscar Handlin( Book )

43 editions published between 1954 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth in history by Oscar Handlin( Book )

29 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,576 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 )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 1,369 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 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Marshall, defender of the Constitution by Francis N Stites( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines John Marshall's thirty-four-year career as chief justice of the Supreme Court, exploring his contributions to the formative years of the American Republic
The historian and the city by Oscar Handlin( Book )

46 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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Al Smith and his AmericaSlave and citizen : the life of Frederick DouglassBoston'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 presentJohn Marshall, defender of the Constitution