skip to content
How Lincoln learned to read : twelve great Americans and the educations that made them Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

How Lincoln learned to read : twelve great Americans and the educations that made them

Author: Daniel J Wolff
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Wolff presents an engaging, provocative history of American ideas, told through the educations (both in and out of school) of 12 great figures, from Benjamin Franklin to Elvis Presley.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Wolff
ISBN: 9781608190379 1608190374
OCLC Number: 401152825
Description: 345 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Ben [Benjamin Franklin] --
Naddy [Abigail Smith] --
Andy [Andrew Jackson] --
Belle [Belle Hardenbergh] --
Abe [Abraham Lincoln] --
Thocmetony [Winnemucca: Peabody Indian School for Paiutes] --
Henry [Henry Ford] --
Willie [W.E.B. Du Bois] --
Helen [Helen Keller] --
Rachel [Rachel Carson] --
Jack [John F. Kennedy] --
Elvis [Elvis Presley].
Responsibility: Daniel Wolff.

Abstract:

Wolff presents an engaging, provocative history of American ideas, told through the educations (both in and out of school) of 12 great figures, from Benjamin Franklin to Elvis Presley.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(4)

User lists with this item (1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/401152825> # How Lincoln learned to read : twelve great Americans and the educations that made them
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "401152825" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/902499> ; # Education
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102822> ; # Education--United States--History
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139002042#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/920.073/e22/> ;
   schema:bookEdition "Paperback ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/167350255> ; # Daniel J. Wolff
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "Wolff presents an engaging, provocative history of American ideas, told through the educations (both in and out of school) of 12 great figures, from Benjamin Franklin to Elvis Presley."@en ;
   schema:description "Ben [Benjamin Franklin] -- Naddy [Abigail Smith] -- Andy [Andrew Jackson] -- Belle [Belle Hardenbergh] -- Abe [Abraham Lincoln] -- Thocmetony [Winnemucca: Peabody Indian School for Paiutes] -- Henry [Henry Ford] -- Willie [W.E.B. Du Bois] -- Helen [Helen Keller] -- Rachel [Rachel Carson] -- Jack [John F. Kennedy] -- Elvis [Elvis Presley]."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/139002042> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "How Lincoln learned to read : twelve great Americans and the educations that made them"@en ;
   schema:productID "401152825" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/401152825#PublicationEvent/new_york_bloomsbury_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/139002042#Agent/bloomsbury> ; # Bloomsbury
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781608190379> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/401152825> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102822> # Education--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Education--United States--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/902499> # Education
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Education"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/167350255> # Daniel J. Wolff
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Wolff" ;
   schema:givenName "Daniel J." ;
   schema:name "Daniel J. Wolff" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781608190379>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1608190374" ;
   schema:isbn "9781608190379" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/401152825>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/401152825> ; # How Lincoln learned to read : twelve great Americans and the educations that made them
   schema:dateModified "2018-03-10" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.