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Carter, Jimmy 1924-

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Works: 3,771 works in 5,395 publications in 1 language and 215,254 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Case studies  Miscellanea  Diaries  Meditations  Juvenile works  Interviews  Documentary television programs 
Subject Headings: Presidents 
Roles: Contributor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Narrator, Speaker, Performer, Other, Arranger
Classifications: E873, B
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Most widely held works by Jimmy Carter
Our endangered values : America's moral crisis by Jimmy Carter( Book )
29 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,197 libraries worldwide
The former president shares his personal views on moral values as they relate to key issues today, evaluating the controversial and increasing intersection between religious and political arenas
The hornet's nest : a novel of the Revolutionary War by Jimmy Carter( Book )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 3,695 libraries worldwide
With this intricately detailed novel of the American South and the Revolutionary War, President Carter becomes our first chief executive, past or present, to publish a work of fiction. By concentrating on Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas from 1763 to 1783, Carter takes a fresh look at this crucial historical period, giving life and originality to a story usually told from the viewpoint of the northern colonies. There's a large cast of characters, but the focus is on the families of Ethan and Epsey Pratt and neighbors Kindred and Mavis Morris, backwoods Georgia homesteaders who are swept up, albeit reluctantly, in the revolution against the British. Among many other subjects, Carter covers military tactics, natural history, 18th-century politics, celestial navigation, the causes of the war, the sexual practices of both Indians and pioneers and how to tar and feather a man without killing him
The blood of Abraham by Jimmy Carter( Book )
25 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,271 libraries worldwide
Provides an overview of the political, religious, and ethnic conflicts that have fragmented the Middle East, presenting each country's perspective and involvement
To assure pride and confidence in the electoral process by National Commission on Federal Election Reform( file )
10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,225 libraries worldwide
In 2000 the American electoral system was tested by a political ordeal unlike any in living memory. Not since 1876-77 has the outcome of a national election remained so unsettled for so long. The past election's recount conundrum shook the nation's faith in the mechanisms that support the democratic process. Led by former Presidents Ford and Carter, the National Commission on Federal Election Reform undertook a study of the American electoral system. The resulting report describes where and what went wrong during the 2000 election, and makes clear and specific recommendations for reform, directed at state government, Congress, news organizations, and others. This volume also includes the full text of the Task Force Reports from the Commission
The virtues of aging by Jimmy Carter( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 2,174 libraries worldwide
The former president presents an essay on the process of aging and how it has affected his outlook on life, and suggests ways that readers can make their later years into the most exciting of their lives
Sources of strength : meditations on scripture for a living faith by Jimmy Carter( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,022 libraries worldwide
Includes 52 shortened versions of Sunday School classes taught by the former president during the past twenty years at a variety of Baptist Churches, including the Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia. Each lesson revolves around a particular Biblical passage and many include personal anecdotes
Always a reckoning, and other poems by Jimmy Carter( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 2,011 libraries worldwide
A collection of 44 poems by President Jimmy Carter, organized by topics of places, politics, people, and private lives
Talking peace : a vision for the next generation by Jimmy Carter( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,693 libraries worldwide
Discusses the various factors involved in peace negotiations and conflict resolution, examining such elements as the living conditions of citizens in peacetime and wartime and the effect of international relations on innocent citizens
For the common good the ethics of leadership in the 21st century ( file )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,557 libraries worldwide
"For the Common Good showcases the insights, reflections, and recommendations of some of today's most forward-thinking and inspiring leaders, as they explore the challenges of leadership in the context of our global, 21st-century society. for the Common Good stresses the need for a new kind of leadership committed to promoting social welfare, justice, and opportunity."--BOOK JACKET
A call to action : women, religion, violence, and power by Jimmy Carter( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,370 libraries worldwide
"The world's discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter's call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths. His urgent report covers a system of discrimination that extends to every nation. Women are deprived of equal opportunity in wealthier nations and "owned" by men in others, forced to suffer servitude, child marriage, and genital cutting. The most vulnerable, along with their children, are trapped in war and violence. A Call to Action addresses the suffering inflicted upon women by a false interpretation of carefully selected religious texts and a growing tolerance of violence and warfare. Key verses are often omitted or quoted out of context by male religious leaders to exalt the status of men and exclude women. And in nations that accept or even glorify violence, this perceived inequality becomes the basis for abuse. President Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, have visited 145 countries, and The Carter Center has had active projects in more than half of them. Around the world, they have seen inequality rising rapidly with each passing decade. This is true in both rich and poor countries, and among the citizens within them. Carter draws upon his own experiences and the testimony of courageous women from all regions and all major religions to demonstrate that women around the world, more than half of all human beings, are being denied equal rights. This is an informed and passionate charge about a devastating effect on economic prosperity and unconscionable human suffering. It affects us all"--
Our endangered values [America's moral crisis] by Jimmy Carter( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
Sometimes differing with his own Southern Baptist denomination, Carter expresses his personal view on abortion, capital punishment, homosexuality, women's rights, environmentalism, evolution, nuclear proliferation, terrorism, pre-emptive war, fundamentalism, and the mixing of religion and politics
The hornet's nest [a novel of the Revolutionary War] by Jimmy Carter( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
In 1766 Ethan Pratt and his wife move from Philadelphia to North Carolina and then to Georgia. There they form friendships with their neighbors Kindred Morris and his wife. Through Kindred and his Indian friend, Ethan learns about the frontier and the Native American tribes who are continually being pressed further inland by settlers. As the Revolutionary War develops, Ethan and Kindred find themselves embroiled in a life-and-death struggle with opposing forces
Essays on leadership ( Book )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
The Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict invited five world leaders, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, George Bush, Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Desmond Tutu, to consider leadership and preventing deadly conflict. Each offers a different perspective, yet all conclude that an individual leader's choices are crucial to creating the conditions that enhance or undermine peace. This volume highlights the capacities of international leaders. These leaders can help mobilize great financial or military resources, build international coalitions, and create a constituency for prevention. The Commission believes that prevention should be on the agenda of every head of state and government meeting and all foreign and defense ministerial gatherings. The international community should champion and reward good governance, especially in countries struggling towards greater democracy. International leaders can call attention to the problem of intergroup violence and tap into latent public inclination toward prevention. They have the scope to explain the need for prevention. They can help build the political will necessary to mount an effective response to complex emergencies and to help people prevent violence before it erupts. Addressing this point in his essay, former United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali highlights the need for vision, communication, and cooperation
On their own : what happens to kids when they age out of the foster care system? by Martha Shirk( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
"On Their Own tells the compelling stories of ten young people whose lives are full of promise, but who face economic and social barriers stemming from the disruptions of foster care. For other youth, proper preparation for adulthood and support from caring adults helps them develop the resiliency and skills needed for success." "Reporter Martha Shirk and long-time children's advocate Gary Stangler do more than simply document the struggles of these young men and women. They call for action to provide youth in foster care the same opportunities on the road to adulthood that most of our youth take for granted - access to higher education, vocational training, medical care, housing, and relationships within their communities."--BOOK JACKET
Rx for survival a global health challenge ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
"From vaccines to antibiotics, clean water to nutrition, bio-terror threats to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the six-part series 'Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge' tells the compelling stories of global health challenges and successes. Employing both historical dramatic sequences and poignant current documentary stories, the series showcases key milestones in public health history, such as the eradication of smallpox, alongside modern and future challenges, including SARS, a potential global flu pandemic and recovery from the Asian tsunami catastrophe"--Http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/rxforsurvival/series/about/series.html
Just peace : a message of hope by Mattie J. T Stepanek( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Brings together the late young author's essays, poems, artwork, and e-mail correspondence with former President Jimmy Carter to share his message of hope for universal peace
The Great debates : Carter vs. Ford, 1976 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
American experience ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
A biographical film about Jimmy Carter, his rapid political ascent, dramatic fall from grace and unexpeded resurrection
In remembrance of Martin ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 714 libraries worldwide
Personal comments from family, friends, and advisors fill this remarkable documentary honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coretta Scott King joins the Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Julian Bond, Jimmy Carter, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Senator Edward Kennedy, John Lewis, Bishop Desmond Tutu, and Andrew Young, who recall Dr. King's career and trace his leadership in the civil rights movement. Includes portions of his "I Have a Dream" speech
We the people the president and the constitution ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Series of interviews record the observations of Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, and Reagan about the office of the Presidency and its place in the constitutional framework of American government
 
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Alternative Names
Carter, Hot 1924-
Carter, J.
Carter, James E. 1924-
Carter, James Earl.
Carter, James Earl 1924-
Carter, James Earl 1924- Jr
Carter, James Earl, Jr., 1924-
Carter, Jimmy
Carter Junior, James Earl
Jimmy Carter
Kʻa-tʻe 1924-
Kʻa-tʻe, Chi-mi 1924-
Kartėr, Dz︠h︡ymi 1924-
Kārtir 1924-
Kartŭr 1924-
Kʻatʻŏ, Chimi 1924-
Kʻatʻŏ, Jimi 1924-
קרטר, ג'ימי 1924-
جيمي كارتر، 1924-
كارتر، جيمى، حكم ١٩٧٧-
カーター, J
カーター, ジミー
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