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Downs, Robert B. (Robert Bingham) 1903-1991

Overview
Works: 250 works in 835 publications in 15 languages and 28,515 library holdings
Genres: Reviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Fiction  Short stories, American  Dictionaries  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Composer, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Contributor
Classifications: Z1035.A1, B
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Books that changed the world by Robert B Downs( Book )

75 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 3,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the content and impact of works, including "Common Sense," "Das Kapital," and "Mein Kampf," that have influenced the course of history
Books that changed America by Robert B Downs( Book )

22 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays about twenty-five books which the author feels have had a profound effect on the nation's culture and conscience
The First freedom : liberty and justice in the world of books and reading by Robert B Downs( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings about book censorship and intellectual freedom by William O. Douglas, Elmer Rice, Havelock Ellis, D.H. Lawrence, Paul Blanshard, Bernard De Voto, Aldous Huxley, Henry Steele Commager, George Bernard Shaw, John Galsworthy, Osbert Sitwell, Heywood Broun, H.L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan, William Saroyan, John Steinbeck, A.B. Guthrie, James T. Farrell, Archibald MacLeish, Dwight Eisenhower, Mark Van Doren, William Butler Yeats, Carl Sandburg, George Orwell, and others. Includes Library Bill of Rights and The Freedom to Read
Famous American books by Robert B Downs( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to do library research by Robert B Downs( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous books, ancient and medieval by Robert B Downs( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Outlines of 108 great works that have shaped modern civilization"--Cover subtitle
Books that changed the South by Robert B Downs( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using twenty-five specific works published between 1624 and 1951, the author analyzes the impact of written history and sociology on the intellectual and social life of the South
Molders of the modern mind; 111 books that shaped Western civilization by Robert B Downs( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landmarks in science : Hippocrates to Carson by Robert B Downs( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The First freedom today : critical issues relating to censorship and intellectual freedom by Robert B Downs( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heinrich Pestalozzi, father of modern pedagogy by Robert B Downs( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of new horizons : epic tales of travel and exploration by Robert B Downs( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorable Americans, 1750-1950 by Robert B Downs( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bear went over the mountain, tall tales of American animals by Robert B Downs( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of American folk humor collected by a former president of the American Library Association
American library resources : a bibliographical guide by Robert B Downs( Book )

24 editions published between 1951 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Mann: champion of public schools by Robert B Downs( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of one of America's great educators and an early and effective champion of public schools. In addition to serving as Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Education, Mann served in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1827 to 1833) and the Massachusetts Senate (1834 to 1837). Acknowledged by educational historians as the Father of the Common School movement, Mann argued that universal public education was the most efficient way to create a productive, disciplined citizenry
Friedrich Froebel by Robert B Downs( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography; current state and future trends by Robert B Downs( Book )

25 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Barnard by Robert B Downs( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalists of the United States : biographical sketches of print and broadcast news shapers from the late 17th century to the present by Robert B Downs( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and French and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On t.p.: Biographical sketches of print and broadcast news shapers from the late 17th century to the present
 
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Alternative Names
Bingham Downs, Robert 1903-1991

Downs, Robert B.

Downs, Robert B. 1903-199

Downs, Robert B. 1903-1991

Downs, Robert B. (Robert Bingham), 1903-199

Downs, Robert Bingham

Downs, Robert Bingham 1903-

Downs, Robert Bingham 1903-1991

Downs, Robert Binghan

Robert B. Downs American writer and librarian

Robert B. Downs amerikansk bibliotekar

Robert B. Downs amerikansk bibliotekarie

Ṭavun̲s, Rāparṭ B. 1903-1991

Ṭavun̲s, Rāparṭ Pi 1903-1991

ダウンズ, ロバート・B

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