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Books that changed America, [by] Robert B. Downs

Label
Books that changed America
Title
Books that changed America
Statement of responsibility
[by] Robert B. Downs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Essays about twenty-five books which the author feels have had a profound effect on the nation's culture and conscience
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1991
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Downs, Robert B.
Dewey number
028.1/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
Z1035.A1
LC item number
D67
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • reviews
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books
  • United States
  • Books
  • Civilization
  • United States
  • Demokratie
  • Literatur
  • USA
  • Books
  • United States
  • Books and reading
Label
Books that changed America, [by] Robert B. Downs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-271)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Joseph Smith's The book of Mormon
  • 4.
  • Case of the wounded stomach:
  • William Beaumont's Experiments and observations on the gastric juice and the physiology of digestion
  • 5.
  • Wave of the future:
  • Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America
  • 6.
  • Evangelist for public schools:
  • Horace Mann's Annual reports
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • Professional homicide:
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes' The contagiousness of puerperal fever
  • 8.
  • State versus individual:
  • Henry David Thoreau's Resistance to civil government
  • 9.
  • Black man's Iliad:
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin
  • 10.
  • Clarion call for revolution:
  • American Utopia:
  • Edward Bellamy's Looking backward, 2000-1887
  • 11.
  • Ruling the waves:
  • Alfred T. Mahan's The influence of sea power upon history, 1660-1783
  • 12.
  • The receding frontier:
  • Frederick Jackson Turner's The significance of the frontier in American history
  • 13.
  • Municipal muckraker:
  • Thomas Paine's Common sense
  • Lincoln Steffens' The shame of the cities
  • 14.
  • Horrors of the stockyards:
  • Upton Sinclair's The jungle
  • 15.
  • Revolution in medical schools:
  • Abraham Flexner's Medical education in the United States and Canada
  • 16.
  • America's most useful citizen:
  • Jane Addams' Twenty years at Hull-House
  • 2.
  • 17.
  • Science of efficiency:
  • Frederick Winslow Taylor's The principles of scientific management
  • 18.
  • Economic determinism in Philadelphia:
  • Charles A. Beard's An economic interpretation of the Constitution of the United States
  • 19.
  • The great debunker:
  • Henry Louis Mencken's Prejudices
  • 20.
  • The way West:
  • Legal mind at work:
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo's The nature of the judicial process
  • 21.
  • Venture in contemporary anthropology:
  • Robert S. and Helen Merrell Lynd's Middletown
  • 22.
  • Nation within a nation:
  • W.J. Cash's The mind of the South
  • 23.
  • Deed versus creed:
  • Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's History of the expedition
  • Gunnar Mydral's An American dilemma
  • 24.
  • Private opulence and public poverty:
  • John Kenneth Galbraith's The affluent society
  • 25.
  • Upsetting the balance of nature:
  • Rachel Carson's Silent spring
  • 3.
  • Latter-day Saint:
Control code
ocm00045697
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 280 pages
Lccn
71084430
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00045697
  • (OCoLC)00045697
Label
Books that changed America, [by] Robert B. Downs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-271)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Joseph Smith's The book of Mormon
  • 4.
  • Case of the wounded stomach:
  • William Beaumont's Experiments and observations on the gastric juice and the physiology of digestion
  • 5.
  • Wave of the future:
  • Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America
  • 6.
  • Evangelist for public schools:
  • Horace Mann's Annual reports
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • Professional homicide:
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes' The contagiousness of puerperal fever
  • 8.
  • State versus individual:
  • Henry David Thoreau's Resistance to civil government
  • 9.
  • Black man's Iliad:
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin
  • 10.
  • Clarion call for revolution:
  • American Utopia:
  • Edward Bellamy's Looking backward, 2000-1887
  • 11.
  • Ruling the waves:
  • Alfred T. Mahan's The influence of sea power upon history, 1660-1783
  • 12.
  • The receding frontier:
  • Frederick Jackson Turner's The significance of the frontier in American history
  • 13.
  • Municipal muckraker:
  • Thomas Paine's Common sense
  • Lincoln Steffens' The shame of the cities
  • 14.
  • Horrors of the stockyards:
  • Upton Sinclair's The jungle
  • 15.
  • Revolution in medical schools:
  • Abraham Flexner's Medical education in the United States and Canada
  • 16.
  • America's most useful citizen:
  • Jane Addams' Twenty years at Hull-House
  • 2.
  • 17.
  • Science of efficiency:
  • Frederick Winslow Taylor's The principles of scientific management
  • 18.
  • Economic determinism in Philadelphia:
  • Charles A. Beard's An economic interpretation of the Constitution of the United States
  • 19.
  • The great debunker:
  • Henry Louis Mencken's Prejudices
  • 20.
  • The way West:
  • Legal mind at work:
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo's The nature of the judicial process
  • 21.
  • Venture in contemporary anthropology:
  • Robert S. and Helen Merrell Lynd's Middletown
  • 22.
  • Nation within a nation:
  • W.J. Cash's The mind of the South
  • 23.
  • Deed versus creed:
  • Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's History of the expedition
  • Gunnar Mydral's An American dilemma
  • 24.
  • Private opulence and public poverty:
  • John Kenneth Galbraith's The affluent society
  • 25.
  • Upsetting the balance of nature:
  • Rachel Carson's Silent spring
  • 3.
  • Latter-day Saint:
Control code
ocm00045697
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xv, 280 pages
Lccn
71084430
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00045697
  • (OCoLC)00045697

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