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John Adams by David G McCullough( Book )
57 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 6,533 libraries worldwide
Profiles John Adams, an influential patriot during the American Revolution who became the nation's first vice president and second president
1776 by David G McCullough( Book )
57 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 6,295 libraries worldwide
Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is the story of the British commander, William Howe, and his highly disciplined redcoats who looked on their rebel foes with contempt and fought with a valor too little known. But it is the American commander-in-chief who stands foremost -- Washington, who had never before led an army in battle
Truman by David G McCullough( Book )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,537 libraries worldwide
Drawing on newly discovered archival material and extensive interviews with Truman's own family, friends, and Washington colleagues, McCullough tells the deeply moving story of the seemingly ordinary "man from Missouri" who was perhaps the most courageous president in our history
The path between the seas : the creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by David G McCullough( Book )
43 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,103 libraries worldwide
An account of the building of the Panama Canal, covering the fifty-year span between its beginnings by France to its completion by the United States in 1914
The Civil War by Ken Burns( visu )
90 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,729 libraries worldwide
An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
The Wright brothers by David G McCullough( Book )
24 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,988 libraries worldwide
On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened: the age of flight had begun, with the first heavier-than-air, powered machine carrying a pilot. Who were these men and how was it that they achieved what they did? Far more than a couple of unschooled Dayton bicycle mechanics who happened to hit on success, they were men of exceptional courage and determination, and of far-ranging intellectual interests and ceaseless curiosity, much of which they attributed to their upbringing. The house they lived in had no electricity or indoor plumbing, but there were books aplenty, supplied mainly by their preacher father, and they never stopped reading. When they worked together, no problem seemed to be insurmountable. Wilbur was unquestionably a genius. Orville had such mechanical ingenuity as few had ever seen. That they had no more than a public high school education, little money and no contacts in high places, never stopped them in their mission to take to the air. Nothing did, not even the self-evident reality that every time they took off in one of their contrivances, they risked being killed. Historian David McCullough draws on the immense riches of the Wright Papers, including private diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and more than a thousand letters from private family correspondence to tell the human side of the Wright Brothers' story, including the little-known contributions of their sister, Katharine, without whom things might well have gone differently for them
Mornings on horseback by David G McCullough( Book )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,641 libraries worldwide
This biography of young Theodore Roosevelt covers his youth when he demanded a strenuous life despite his asthma, weak eyes, and patrician family
The greater journey : Americans in Paris by David G McCullough( Book )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 3,496 libraries worldwide
McCullough mixes famous and obscure names and delivers capsule biographies of everyone to produce a colorful parade of educated, Victorian-era American travelers and their life-changing experiences in Paris
The Great Bridge by David G McCullough( Book )
46 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 3,354 libraries worldwide
A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century
1776 by David G McCullough( Sound Recording )
52 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,065 libraries worldwide
Presents the intensely human story of the those who marched with George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence, when the whole American cause was riding on their success
The Johnstown flood by David G McCullough( Book )
32 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,561 libraries worldwide
A graphic account of the collapse of a poorly constructed dam and the resulting flood which killed 2,000 people and caused a nationwide scandal
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( visu )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 2,428 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story. A half-blind ex-prizefighter and mustang breaker team up with a millionaire and his rough-hewn, undersized horse, Seabiscuit. The men bring Seabiscuit to incredible heights, helping to turn a long shot into a legend. Eventually, Seabiscuit earns Horse of the Year honors in 1938
John Adams by David G McCullough( Sound Recording )
44 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,369 libraries worldwide
McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who thought, wrote, and spoke out for the "Great Cause" come what might, who traveled far and wide in all seasons and often at extreme risk; and who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war
The Congress by Ari Folman( visu )
32 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,850 libraries worldwide
"In this elegant, penetrating and moving portrait of the United States Congress, filmmaker Ken Burns profiles an American institution whose ideals and actions affect us all. Narrated by David McCullough, the program employs historic film footage and interviews with insiders" including David Broker, Alistair Cooke and Cokie Roberts to detail the personalities, events and issues that have animated Congress' first 200 years."--Publisher's website
The Roosevelts : an Intimate History ( visu )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,690 libraries worldwide
Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of these years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of the National Parks, the digging of the Panama Canal, the passage of innovative New Deal programs, the defeat of Hitler, and the postwar struggles for civil rights at home and human rights abroad. It is also an intimate human story about love, betrayal, family loyalty, personal courage, and the conquest of fear
Brave companions : portraits in history by David G McCullough( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
Portraits of men and women who have shaped the course of history or changed how we view the world
The Shakers : hands to work, hearts to God by Ken Burns( visu )
24 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,422 libraries worldwide
This revealing and poignant film by Ken Burns portrays 200 years of Shaker life in America, guided by the recollections of the three surviving members of the faith, along with a wealth of archival material from over 40 collections. Explore every aspect of this strange and noble sect that produced some of the greatest architecture and furniture in American history
LBJ by David Grubin( visu )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
Covers the span of Lyndon B. Johnson's political life from his early political career through his years of the presidency
FDR by David Grubin( visu )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
Learn the story of one of America's most beloved Presidents. Includes rare archival footage and home movies as well as fascinating interviews with family members, friends, biographers, and eyewitnesses to the Roosevelt saga
The course of human events by David G McCullough( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Draws on personal correspondence of the author's lifetime investigation of history
 
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David McCullough americký publicista a historik
David McCullough Amerikaans auteur
David McCullough historien et écrivain américain
David McCullough US-amerikanischer Historiker, Biograf, Erzähler und Lecturer
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Девід Маккалоу
Маккалоу, Дэвид
מקאלו, דייוויד
ديفيد ماكولوغ
دیوید مک‌کولو
डेविड मैककलॉफ
டேவிட் மெக்காலோ
デイヴィッド・ マカルー
マカルー, デーヴィッド
大卫·麦卡洛
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English (682)
Spanish (15)
Chinese (4)
French (3)
Dutch (3)
Czech (3)
Japanese (2)
Hebrew (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Romanian (1)
Arabic (1)
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