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Wright, Louis B. (Louis Booker) 1899-1984

Overview
Works: 398 works in 1,575 publications in 1 language and 58,549 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  Diaries  Drama  Sources  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Composer, Speaker
Classifications: E188, 973.2
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The cultural life of the American Colonies, 1607-1763 by Louis B Wright( Book )

58 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summarizes the development of intellectual life in such areas as religion, literature, education, and social thought in the first 150 years of the American colonies
The American heritage history of the Thirteen Colonies by Louis B Wright( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated history of contemporary events and conditions in America, from 1492 to 1776
The Arts in America: the colonial period by Louis B Wright( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From wilderness to Republic: 1607-1787, by L.B. Wright-Architecture, by G.B. Tatum-Painting, by J.W. McCoubrey-The decorative arts, by R.C. Smith-Bibliography (p. 353-357)
The Atlantic frontier: colonial American civilization, 1607-1763 by Louis B Wright( Book )

68 editions published between 1947 and 1983 in English and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle-class culture in Elizabethan England by Louis B Wright( Book )

51 editions published between 1935 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enough of royalty and nobles! How did the average British person live during the reign of Elizabeth I? What did they read, how were they instructed; what did they know of science, the theatre?
Culture on the moving frontier by Louis B Wright( Book )

25 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first gentlemen of Virginia; intellectual qualities of the early colonial ruling class by Louis B Wright( Book )

36 editions published between 1940 and 1997 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South Carolina : a bicentennial history by Louis B Wright( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and development of South Carolina and discusses the state and its people
Gold, glory, and the gospel : the adventurous lives and times of the Renaissance explorers by Louis B Wright( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively, colorful account of the adventures of Spanish, Portuguese, and English explorers emphasizes their diverse and seemingly contradictory motives
The history and present state of Virginia by Robert Beverley( Book )

20 editions published between 1947 and 1994 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: While in London in 1705, Robert Beverley wrote and published The History and Present State of Virginia, one of the earliest printed English-language histories about North America by an author born there. Like his brother-in-law William Byrd II, Beverley was a scion of Virginia's planter elite, personally ambitious and at odds with royal governors in the colony. As a native-born American--most famously claiming "I am an Indian"--He provided English readers with the first thoroughgoing account of the province's past, natural history, Indians, and current politics and society. In this new edition, Susan Scott Parrish situates Beverley and his History in the context of the metropolitan-provincial political and cultural issues of his day and explores the many contradictions embedded in his narrative. Parrish's introduction and the accompanying annotation, along with a fresh transcription of the 1705 publication and a more comprehensive comparison of emendations in the 1722 edition, will open Beverley's History to new, twenty-first-century readings by students of transatlantic history, colonialism, natural science, literature, and ethnohistory
The Elizabethans' America by Louis B Wright( Book )

33 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
The secret diary of William Byrd of Westover, 1709-1712 by William Byrd( Book )

12 editions published between 1941 and 1972 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and letters in Tudor and Stuart England by Louis B Wright( Book )

14 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on various aspects of the culture of Shakespeare's England
Everyday life in colonial America, by Louis B Wright( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the average living conditions of the period, including sections on religion, sports, pastimes, and careers. Grades 7-9
The dream of prosperity in Colonial America by Louis B Wright( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion and empire; the alliance between piety and commerce in English expansion, 1558-1625 by Louis B Wright( Book )

26 editions published between 1943 and 1976 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prose works; narratives of a colonial Virginian by William Byrd( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four descriptive narratives of Byrd's travels as a landowner and provincial official in Virginia and North Carolina from 1728 to 1733
A voyage to Virginia in 1609; two narratives: Strachey's "True reportory" and Jourdain's Discovery of the Bermudas by Louis B Wright( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historie of travell into Virginia Britania (1612) by William Strachey( Book )

25 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript of Strachey's "The historie of travell into Virginia Britania ...," in unknown hand, with dedication and corrections written in Strachey's hand. Extra-illustrated with a copy of John Smith's 1612 map of Virginia (1st state) and 27 of De Bry's 1590 engravings of John White's drawings of Virginia (handcolored)
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Othello, a high-ranking Moorish soldier, marries Desdemona, daughter of a Venetian senator who opposes the marriage. Othello wins over her family, but a frustrated ensign, Iago, sabotages his happiness by insinuating that Desdemona is having an affair with Cassio, another officer. Jealousy, racial overtones, confusion, fear, and lies eventually destroy love, honor, friendship, and respect
 
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The cultural life of the American Colonies, 1607-1763
Alternative Names
Booker Wright, Louis 1899-1984

Louis Booker Wright American writer

Rāyit, Luwīs.

Rāyit, Luwīs 1899-1984

Wright, Louis B.

Wright, Louis B. 1899-1984

Wright, Louis Booker.

Wright, Louis Booker 1899-1984

Languages
English (501)

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The historie of travell into Virginia Britania (1612)