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Morison, Samuel Eliot 1887-1976

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Works: 957 works in 3,273 publications in 2 languages and 78,409 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Personal narratives  Naval history  Juvenile works  Constitution 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Composer, Other, Translator, Correspondent, Contributor
Classifications: E178, 973
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The growth of the American Republic by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
180 editions published between 1930 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,584 libraries worldwide
"Over fifty years after its original publication, this classic work in American history is in its seventh edition. In a clear, vigorous style, its celebrated authors present the rich and complex narrative of America's experience in an account that extends from the pre-Columbian age to 1877 in Volume I, and in Volume II from 1877 to the present. Expertly revised to bring the study fully up to date, it reflects new insights derived from significant modern research."--Publisher description
Admiral of the ocean sea : a life of Christopher Columbus by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
86 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 4,507 libraries worldwide
"A condensation of my two-volume Admiral of the ocean sea, published at the same time. All the notes have been omitted, and a good many pages of navigational data; a chapter on ships and sailing and one on the origin of syphilis have been summarized. Otherwise the two editions are identical."--Page xx
The Oxford history of the American people by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
56 editions published between 1927 and 1994 in English and held by 4,457 libraries worldwide
The author re-creates the American modes of living in years past in this volume of social, political, and economic history
John Paul Jones, a sailor's biography by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
50 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,951 libraries worldwide
Biography of John Paul Jones, sea captain in the American Revolution
The European discovery of America by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
23 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in English and held by 3,838 libraries worldwide
Includes discussions of fictional pre-Columbian voyages, Vinland voyages, voyages of Cabot, Cartier, Frobisher, and others. Good bibliographies
The two ocean war : a short history of the United States Navy in the Second World War by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
36 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 2,847 libraries worldwide
This book has been written in the hope of breinging the exploits of the United States Navy in World War II to the attention of new readers. I have not attempted a uniform condensation of the fifteen previous volumes I have written, but rather to select the most important battles and campaigns
Christopher Columbus, mariner by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
55 editions published between 1942 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,529 libraries worldwide
An account of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus
Of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647 by William Bradford( Book )
71 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,507 libraries worldwide
Records the history of Plymouth Plantation as written by Bradford in his journals of 1620-1647
The intellectual life of colonial New England by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
60 editions published between 1950 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,289 libraries worldwide
History of United States naval operations in World War II by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
52 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,276 libraries worldwide
Builders of the Bay colony by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
48 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,219 libraries worldwide
Contains biographies of Richard Hakluyt, John Smith, Thomas Morton, John White, John Winthrop, Thomas Shepard, John Hull, Henry Dunster, Nathaniel Ward, Robert Child, John Winthrop, Jr., John Elioot, Anne Bradstreet and William Pynchon
Sources and documents illustrating the American Revolution, 1764-1788, and the formation of the Federal Constitution by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
64 editions published between 1923 and 1979 in English and held by 2,205 libraries worldwide
"Old Bruin" : Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1794-1858 : the American naval officer who helped found Liberia, hunted pirates in the West Indies, practised diplomacy with the Sultan of Turkey and the King of the Two Sicilies ; commanded the Gulf Squadron in the Mexican War, promoted the steam navy and the shell gun, and conducted the naval expedition which opened Japan by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,831 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a United States naval officer, whose nickname 'Old Bruin' - a tribute of his sailors to a voice whose roar carried through any gale- gives little hint of his extraordinary qualities. In Perry's person were combined the strategical savvy, scientific interest, and diplomatic finesse. Highlights of his career include: Promoting the founding of Liberia; fighting in the war of 1812; fighting pirates in the West Indies; and "opening Japan" without firing one hostile shot. He also worked incessantly for the health and welfare of sailors, for naval education and widespread naval improvements in general
The maritime history of Massachusetts, 1783-1860 by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
41 editions published between 1921 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
The Harvard educated historian relates the history of seafaring Massachusetts during the period when the clipper ship dominated the seas. In his preface Morison states that this is "no catalogue of ships, or a naval chronicle, but a story of maritime enterprise; and of the shipping, seaborne commerce, whaling and fishing belonging to one American Commonwealth"
Samuel de Champlain, Father of New France by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
11 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,765 libraries worldwide
Champlain was a born explorer, establishing peaceful relations with the Algonquin and Huron, founding the colony of Quebec, charting the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to the tip of Cape Cod, and exploring routes to the west
The great explorers : the European discovery of America by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and held by 1,700 libraries worldwide
Presents material selected from Morison's two earlier books--The European Discovery of America: The Northern Voyages, A.D. 500-1600 and The European Discovery of America: The The Southern Voyages, 1492-1616
A concise history of the American Republic by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
41 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 1,616 libraries worldwide
"An abbreviated and revised edition of : The growth of the American Republic."--T.p. verso
Dissent in three American wars by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
16 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,578 libraries worldwide
Historical scholars probe American protests to participation in the War of 1812, the Mexican War, and the Spanish-American War
The European discovery of America : the southern voyages, A.D. 1492-1616 by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
13 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
Emphasizes the discoveries and explorations of Columbus, Magellan and Drake during the period
Harrison Gray Otis, 1765-1848 : the urbane Federalist by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Eliot Morison, Samuel 1877-1976
Eliot Morison, Samuel 1887-1976
Mo-li-sen, Sai-miao-erh Ai-li-ao-tʻe 1887-1976
Mo-li-sen, Sai-miu-erh Ai-li-ao-tʻe 1887-1976
Morison, Eliot 1887-1976
Morison, S. E.
Morison, S. E. 1887-1976
Morison, S. E. (Samuel Eliot), 1887-1976
Morison, Samuel E. 1887-1976
Морисон, Самуэль Элиот, 1887-1976
صاموئيل إليوت مورسون، 1887-1976
صاموئيل إليوت موريسون، 1887-1976
モリソン, サミュエル・エリオット
モリソン, サムエル
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English (942)
Italian (1)
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