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Levy, David W. 1937-

Overview
Works: 46 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 4,816 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Fiction  Sources  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: E664.B819, 347.732634
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Most widely held works by David W Levy
FDR's fireside chats by Franklin D Roosevelt ( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On thirty-one occasions during his presidency, FranKlin Delano Roosevelt went on the radio to talk things over with the people of the United States. Those fireside chats, characterized by a disarming frankness and an informal and conversational tone, represent an unprecedented presidential attempt to achieve intimacy with the nation. The American people listened, gathered around their radios in living rooms and kitchens across the country, as President Roosevelt discussed virtually every major problem facing the United States at home and abroad--including both the gravest domestic struggle since the Civil War and perhaps the most serious foreign crisis in the nation's history. In the fireside chats the president touched upon all of the issues surrounding the depression and the New Deal, and upon the events, fears, and hopes that were part of the American experience of World War I. Editors Russell D. Buhite and David W. Levy have gathered the fireside chats together for the first time in a single volume and, by careful attention to recordings and stenographic reports, present the speeches exactly as Roosevelt spoke them. A general introduction discusses the importance of Roosevelt in American political history, the rise of the radio as a political tool, and the way Roosevelt, aided by speech writers and advisers, prepared and delivered the chats. Issues of the day are explored in two additional introductory essays--one describing the domestic situation Roosevelt confronted as he entered the White House in March 1933; the other surveying the international scene during the late 1930s, when Hitler, Mussolini, and the Japanese militarists propelled the world toward a catastrophic war. To read the fireside chats a half century after they were delivered is to reenter a world of economic disaster, social reform, and international danger. It is also to hear, once again, the voice of one of the most skilled speakers and trusted leaders in American history
The debate over Vietnam by David W Levy ( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the years after World War II, American foreign policy pursued ideals of justice, freedom, and democracy while seeking at the same time national security and the containment of international communism. In The Debate over Vietnam, David Levy examines the bitter national discussion that eventually raged over the propriety, the necessity, and the morality of that involvement
Herbert Croly of the New republic : the life and thought of an American progressive by David W Levy ( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is the first full-length biography of Herbert Croly (1869-1930), one of the major American social thinkers of the twentieth century. David W. Levy explains the origins and impact of Croly's penetrating analysis of American life and tells the story of a career that included his founding of one of the most influential journals of the period, The New Republic, in 1914 and his writing of The Promise of American Life (1909), a landmark in the history of American ideas. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to
Half brother, half son : the letters of Louis D. Brandeis to Felix Frankfurter by Louis Dembitz Brandeis ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The family letters of Louis D. Brandeis by Louis Dembitz Brandeis ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain : the divided mind of America's best-loved writer by David W Levy ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A traveler from Altruria romance by William Dean Howells ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visitor from a utopian republic encounters a group of Americans--including a novelist, a banker, a lawyer, and a minister--at a fashionable summer resort in this 1894 satirical portrait of American life and government by William Dean Howells
The University of Oklahoma : a history by David W Levy ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Behold our new century : early 20th century visions of America : a reader from the Great Plains Chautauqua Society, Inc. ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and thought of Herbert Croly, 1869-1914 by David W Levy ( )
9 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis by Louis Dembitz Brandeis ( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The colonial mind, 1620-1800 by Vernon Louis Parrington ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes material on John Cotton, John Winthrop, Thomas Hooker, Roger Williams, Nathaniel Ward, John Eliot, Samuel Sewall, Increase Mather, Cotton Mather, John Wise, Jonathan Edwards, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Hutchinson, Daniel Leonard, Jonathan Boucher, John Dickinson, Samuel Adams, John Trumbull, Francis Hopkinson, Jonathan Odell, Samuel Peters, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, the Hartford Wits, Philip Freneau, Joel Barlow, and Hugh Henry Brackenridge
The beginnings of critical realism in America, 1860-1920 by Vernon Louis Parrington ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Web site is part of a large resource of online books. In this particular section, visitors can access the text of the work, The beginnings of critical realism in America : 1860-1920, by Vernon Louis Parrington. The pages of the book can be read in direct order or visitors can skip ahead to the chapter of their choice
The romantic revolution in America, 1800-1860 by Vernon Louis Parrington ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Web site is part of a large resource of online books. In this particular section, visitors can access the text of the work, Romantic revolution in America : 1800-1860, by Vernon Louis Parrington. The pages of the book can be read in direct order or visitors can skip ahead to the chapter of their choice
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis by Louis Dembitz Brandeis ( )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis by Louis Dembitz Brandeis ( )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Transonic drag prediction using an unstructured multigrid solver by Dimitri Mavriplis ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis by Louis Dembitz Brandeis ( )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attitudes in antislavery fiction: 1836-1864 by David W Levy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters by Louis Dembitz Brandeis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Levy, David William.
Languages
English (69)
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