WorldCat Identities

Wiencek, Henry

Overview
Works: 47 works in 166 publications in 5 languages and 13,902 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Guidebooks  Pictorial works 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: E312.17, 973.41092
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Most widely held works by Henry Wiencek
An imperfect god : George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An analysis of how George Washington's life was impacted by slavery--discusses his ties to the slave community, activities as a slave owner, realization of the evils of slavery, and political efforts on behalf of slaves
Virginia and the capital region by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C
Southern New England by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This New England travel guidebook covers battlefield sites of the American Revolution and restored towns, villages, etc
The Hairstons : an American family in black and white by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two Hairston families. One black that rose from slavery to success in mainstream America, the other white as it fell from wealth and power after the end of the Civil War
Master of the mountain : Thomas Jefferson and his slaves by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Master of the Mountain," Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasive book--based on new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Jefferson's papers--opens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's world."--
The Moodys of Galveston and their mansion by Henry Wiencek ( )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Moody family -- The Moody Mansion
The lords of Japan by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and lavish photographs present Japanese history 710-1868 and the associated artistic treasures
The god-kings of Mexico by Thomas Dickey ( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and lavish photographs present antiquities from the Olmec, Maya, Mixtec, and Aztec cultures of ancient Mexico
National Geographic guide to America's great houses : more than 150 outstanding mansions open to the public by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to famous mansions in all fifty states. South Carolina houses include: Joseph Manigault House, Nathaniel Russell House, Heyward-Washington House, and Edmonston-Alston House
The kings of El Dorado by Thomas Dickey ( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and French and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and lavish photographs present antiquities from the Chavin, Paracas, Moche, Inca, Chimu and Columbian Indian cultures that flourished in ancient Columbia and Peru
The world of LEGO toys by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the successful toys, LEGO bricks, describing some of the things that can be built with them
Old houses by Steve Gross ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plantations of the Old South by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plantations of the Southern States-Pictorial
Mansions of the Virginia gentry by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of all of Virginia's treasures, its Colonial architecture is its greatest--a rich heritage of gracefulness in brick and wood, artistry in plaster embellishments, fine furnishings, and beautiful gardens
Master of the mountain Thomas Jefferson and his slaves by Henry Wiencek ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry Wiencek's eloquent, persuasive book--based on new information coming from archaeological work at Monticello and on hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Jefferson's papers--opens up a huge, poorly understood dimension of Jefferson's world
An imperfect god George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America by Henry Wiencek ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a narrative documenting the transformation in George Washington's attitudes towards slavery, culminating in his determination to emancipate his slaves. Though raised as slaveowner, he began to see the evils of the system and grew to understand that the problem of the "peculiar institution" would become central to the American experience
De Hairstons : het waar gebeurde verhaal van de plantersfamilie Hairston en hun slaven by Henry Wiencek ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De geschiedenis van de Hairstons, een plantersgeslacht in Virginia, North Carolina en Mississippi en hun (voormalige) slaven, van ca. 1750 tot heden
The Smithsonian guide to historic America; Virginia and the capital region ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Virginia and the Capital Region: Washington, D.C., Virginia, Mary-land, Delaware
Frontiers of Europe : Russia of the Czars,Portugal of the Navigators by Joyce Milton ( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Könige von ElDorado by Thomas Dickey ( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ヴィンセック, ヘンリー
Languages
English (96)
German (10)
French (4)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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