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Williams, T. Harry (Thomas Harry) 1909-1979

Overview
Works: 181 works in 626 publications in 1 language and 25,280 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Biography  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Sources  Juvenile works  Sermons 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: E470, B
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Most widely held works by T. Harry Williams
Lincoln and his generals by T. Harry Williams( Book )
51 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theme is Lincoln as a director of war, and his place in the high command system for this nation
Huey Long by T. Harry Williams( Book )
38 editions published between 1969 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author does full justice to a flamboyant, unscrupulous, quick-witted, and vestigially idealistic figure. Massive coverage of the 1920's and 1930's and excellent portraits of the personalities which gave them flavor are handled with scholarship and grace
The history of American wars from 1745 to 1918 by T. Harry Williams( Book )
13 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A military history of the United States through World War I. Includes the political, social, and economic aspects of war
Lincoln and the radicals by T. Harry Williams( Book )
19 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
P.G.T. Beauregard : Napoleon in gray by T. Harry Williams( Book )
22 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An examination of the life and tactics of the controversal Confederate general
Hayes: the diary of a president 1875-1881, covering the disputed election, the end of reconstruction, and the beginning of civil service by Rutherford B Hayes( Book )
6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the United States by T. Harry Williams( Book )
27 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lee and his generals essays in honor of T. Harry Williams ( )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A legendary professor at Louisiana State University, T. Harry Williams not only produced such acclaimed works as Lincoln and the Radicals, Lincoln and His Generals, and a biography of Huey Long that won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, but he also mentored generations of students who became distinguished historians in their own right. In this collection, ten of those former students, along with one author greatly inspired by Williams & rsquo;s example, offer incisive essays that honor both Williams and his career-long dedication to sound, imaginative scholarship and bro
McClellan, Sherman, and Grant by T. Harry Williams( Book )
11 editions published between 1962 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this volume, the author discusses three Union generals in terms of their characters and speculates about how their personalities affected their generalship
Romance and realism in Southern politics by T. Harry Williams( Book )
15 editions published between 1961 and 1966 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Americans at war; the development of the American military system by T. Harry Williams( Book )
9 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hayes of the twenty-third : the Civil War volunteer officer by T. Harry Williams( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1994 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Makes the point that hundreds of intelligent volunteers made it possible for the army to function since there were not nearly enough professionals
Grant, Lee, Lincoln and the radicals : essays on Civil War leadership by Grady McWhiney( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Union sundered by T. Harry Williams( Book )
23 editions published between 1962 and 1975 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Union restored by T. Harry Williams( Book )
19 editions published between 1963 and 1980 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every man a king : the autobiography of Huey P Long by Huey Pierce Long( Book )
4 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Huey Long (1893-1935) was one of the most extraordinary American politicians, simultaneously cursed as a dictator and applauded as a benefactor of the masses. A product of the poor north Louisiana hills, he began his political career by taking on, from the office of the Railroad Commission, the biggest corporations in the state, including the Standard Oil Company. He was elected governor of Louisiana in 1928, and proceeded to subjugate the powerful state political hierarchy after narrowly defeating an impeachment attempt. The only Southern popular leader who truly delivered on his promises, he increased the miles of paved roads and number of bridges in Louisiana tenfold and established free night schools and state hospitals, meeting the huge costs by taxing corporations and issuing bonds. Soon Long had become the absolute ruler of the state, in the process lifting Louisiana from near feudalism into the modern world almost overnight, and inspiring poor whites of the South to a vision of a better life. As Louisiana Senator and one of Roosevelt's most vociferous critics, "The Kingfish," as he called himself, gained a nationwide following, forcing Roosevelt to turn his New Deal significantly to the left. But before he could progress farther, he was assassinated in Baton Rouge in 1935. Long's ultimate ambition, of course, was the presidency, and it was doubtless with this goal in mind that he wrote this spirited and fascinating account of his life, an autobiography every bit as daring and controversial as was The Kingfish himself
With Beauregard in Mexico; the Mexican War reminiscences of P.G.T. Beauregard by G. T Beauregard( Book )
12 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln: selected speeches, messages, and letters by Abraham Lincoln( Book )
12 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected writings and speeches of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln( Book )
10 editions published between 1943 and 1980 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Military memoirs of a Confederate by Edward Porter Alexander( Book )
3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1907, Military Memoirs of a Confederate is regarded by many historians as one of the most important and dispassionate first-hand general accounts of the American Civil War. Unlike some other Confederate memoirists, General Edward Porter Alexander had no use for bitter?Lost Cause" theories to explain the South's defeat. Alexander was willing to objectively evaluate and criticize prominent Confederate officers, including Robert E. Lee. The result is a clear-eyed assessment of the long, bloody conflict that forged a nation
 
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Alternative Names
Harry Williams, T.
Williams, T. Harry.
Williams, T. Harry 1909-1979
Williams, T. Harry (Thomas Harry), 1909-1979
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Williams, Thomas Harry 1909-1979
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English (311)
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