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Commager, Henry Steele 1902-1998

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Works: 882 works in 3,866 publications in 8 languages and 91,199 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Interviews  Juvenile works  Portraits  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Speaker, Interviewee, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Correspondent, pre
Classifications: E178, 973
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Documents of American history by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
259 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 9,225 libraries worldwide
Contains documents relating to American history from 1492 to 1962. Contains primary source material
The growth of the American Republic by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
275 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 3 languages 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
The Blue and the Gray : the story of the Civil War as told by participants by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
65 editions published between 1950 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,670 libraries worldwide
For other editions, see Author Catalog
The spirit of 'seventy-six : the story of the American Revolution as told by participants by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
51 editions published between 1925 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,635 libraries worldwide
Who shall write the history of the American Revolution? Who can write it? asked John Adams in 1815. Renowned scholars Henry Steele Commager and Richard B. Morris have provided a prudent, perceptive answer--the participants themselves--and in the process have fashioned from the vast source material a thrilling chronological narrative. The Spirit of 'Seventy-Six allows readers to experience events long-entombed in textbooks as they unfold for the first time for both Loyalists and Patriots: the Boston Tea Party, Bunker Hill, the Declaration of Independence, and more. In letters, journals, diaries, official documents, and personal recollections, the timeless figures of the Revolution emerge in all their human splendor and folly to stand beside the nameless soldiers. Profusely illustrated and enhanced by cogent commentary, this book examines every aspect of the war, including the Loyalist and British views; treason and prison escapes; songs and ballads; the home front and diplomacy abroad. In short, the editors have wrought a balanced, sweeping, and compelling documentary history
The American mind : an interpretation of American thought and character since the 1880's by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
151 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,117 libraries worldwide
The empire of reason : how Europe imagined and America realized the enlightenment by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
49 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,239 libraries worldwide
A short history of the United State by Allan Nevins( Book )
74 editions published between 1942 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,133 libraries worldwide
Freedom, loyalty, dissent by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
35 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,746 libraries worldwide
Theodore Parker by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
52 editions published between 1936 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,604 libraries worldwide
A concise history of the American Republic by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )
48 editions published between 1865 and 1983 in English and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
"An abbreviated and revised edition of : The growth of the American Republic."--Title page verso
Henry Steele Commager's the story of the Second World War by Henry Steele Commager( file )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive account of the war in the words of firsthand observers woven together with Commager's own analysis
Freedom and order : a commentary on the American political scene by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
24 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
The search for a usable past, and other essays in historiography by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
19 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
A distinguished historian describes how America, suddenly thrust into nationhood without a history of its own, set out to create one. And what a splendid achievement it was!
The heritage of America by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
40 editions published between 1939 and 1951 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
First hand narratives of American life from Leif Ericson to World War II
Majority rule and minority rights by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
45 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,385 libraries worldwide
A pocket history of the United States by Allan Nevins( Book )
161 editions published between 1942 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 1,328 libraries worldwide
"Also published by Little Brown & Company ... under the title America: the story of a free people.""1st printing December, 1942."
Living ideas in America by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
3 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 1,326 libraries worldwide
Jefferson, nationalism, and the enlightenment by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 1,287 libraries worldwide
History should not be written with one eye cocked on the passing scene. These essays, written over a period of years, were not designed as current commentary; they attempt, rather, to recreate and if possible illuminate the American past in its own terms. But an introduction may be indulged in greater latitude than the essays themselves, for it is an amiable literary fiction that introductions are prefatory rather than conclusive. Here, then, I can ask more explicitly questions the essays themselves merely suggest
America in perspective; the United States through foreign eyes by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
53 editions published between 1927 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,274 libraries worldwide
The era of reform, 1830-1860 by Henry Steele Commager( Book )
26 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
This book, introduced by one of our foremost historians, communicates the passionate spirit of a tempestuous age, an era of reform unlike any other in our history. The spirit of reform pervaded the atmosphere in the 30 years before the Civil War, the age of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Theodore Parker, Horace Mann, William Lloyd Garrison, and William Ellery Channing. The 55 documents included here begin with a letter from Thomas Jefferson at the end of his life (1826) and conclude with writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Horace Greeley
 
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Alternative Names
Commager, H. S.
Commager, H. S. 1902-1998
Commager, Henny 1902-1998
Commager, Henry
Commager, Henry S.
Commager, Henry S. 1902-1998
Commager, Henry Steele
Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-
Commager, Henry Steele 1902-1998
Commanger Henry Steele
Henry Steele Commager American historian
Henry Steele Commager Amerikaans historicus van de moderne tijd (1902-1998)
Henry Steele Commager historiador estadounidense
Henry Steele Commager historien américain
Henry Steele Commager storico statunitense
Henry Steele Commager US-amerikanischer Historiker
Kʿang-ma-chieh, Heng-li Ssu-ti-erh
Kʻang-ma-chieh, Heng-li Ssu-ti-erh 1902-1998
Komadžer, Henri Stil
Kommadžer, Genri S.
Kūmajar, Hinrī Stīl
Kūmajar, Hinrī Stīl 1902-1998
Steele Commager.
Steele Commager, Henry
Steele-Commager, Henry 1902-1998
Stil Komadžer, Henri
Коммаджер, Г 1902-1998
Коммаджер, Г. (Генри Стиль), 1902-1998
هنري ستيل كوماجر، 1902-1998
コマジャー, ヘンリー
コマジャー, ヘンリー エス
ヘンリー・スティール・コマジャー
Languages
English (1,434)
Spanish (22)
German (14)
Czech (4)
Croatian (1)
Romanian (1)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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