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William O. Douglas (1898–1980)

Autor/a de Exploring the Himalaya

50+ obres 1,684 Membres 21 Ressenyes 2 preferits

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Crèdit de la imatge: Supreme Court Historical Society

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Obres de William O. Douglas

Exploring the Himalaya (1958) 200 exemplars
The Court Years: 1939 to 1975 (1980) 168 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Of Men and Mountains (1950) — Autor — 146 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Points of rebellion (1970) 118 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Strange lands and friendly people (1951) — Autor — 117 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
My wilderness: the Pacific West (1960) 83 exemplars, 5 ressenyes
Beyond the high Himalayas (1952) — Autor — 76 exemplars
Muir of the Mountains (1961) 69 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
My wilderness: east to Katahdin (1961) 69 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
An almanac of liberty (1954) 61 exemplars
A wilderness bill of rights (1965) 32 exemplars
The Right of the People (1962) — Autor — 26 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Douglas Opinions (1977) 26 exemplars
Russian Journey (1956) 26 exemplars
A Living Bill of Rights (1961) 24 exemplars
Farewell to Texas; a vanishing wilderness (1967) 22 exemplars, 1 ressenya
America Challenged (1960) 19 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The mind and faith of A. Powell Davies (1959) — Editor — 19 exemplars
West of the Indus (1958) 16 exemplars
Freedom of the Mind (1962) 12 exemplars
Democracy's Manifesto (1962) 10 exemplars
The Bible and the schools (1966) 9 exemplars
Being an American (1948) 4 exemplars
Towards a Global Federalism (1968) 1 exemplars

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Walden o la vida als boscos (1854) — Introducció, algunes edicions14,273 exemplars, 185 ressenyes
This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women (2006) — Col·laborador — 1,101 exemplars, 33 ressenyes
American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau (2008) — Col·laborador — 417 exemplars
Attorney for the Damned (1957) — Pròleg — 196 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
The Supreme Court and the Constitution: Readings in American Constitutional History (1969) — Col·laborador, algunes edicions65 exemplars
The Films of Spencer Tracy (1968) — Introducció — 52 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Jane Addams: A Centennial Reader (1960) — Introducció, algunes edicions50 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The wild Cascades, forgotten parkland (1964) — Pròleg — 49 exemplars
F.D.R. My Boss (1949) — Pròleg — 38 exemplars
Robert F. Kennedy: the Brother Within (1962) — Introducció — 20 exemplars
Faces of the Wilderness (1972) — Introducció — 13 exemplars
The Words of Justice Brandeis (1953) — Introducció — 11 exemplars
National Geographic Magazine 1961 v120 #2 August (1961) — Autor — 8 exemplars
Not Guilty (1957) — Pròleg — 4 exemplars
National Geographic Magazine 1958 v114 #1 July (1958) — Autor — 3 exemplars

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Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas spoke out on behalf of the young people of the late 1960s who were standing up against widespread poverty, segregation, inequitable laws, and inadequate education.
 
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PendleHillLibrary | Mar 15, 2024 |
I read My Wilderness: East to Katahdin and My Wilderness: The Pacific West, both by William O. Douglas in the spring of 1969. I was looking forward to going to summer camp in New Hampshire, and hiking the White Mountains. The book triggered an avid interest in nature and wilderness. While my views have matured, I still have those books on my shelf and remember them fondly.
 
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JBGUSA | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Jan 2, 2023 |
I read My Wilderness: East to Katahdin and My Wilderness: The Pacific West, both by William O. Douglas in the spring of 1969. I was looking forward to going to summer camp in New Hampshire, and hiking the White Mountains.

These books started my real love of hiking and wilderness. These books transported me to remote places I can never likely get to such as the Brooks Range of Alaska.The book triggered an avid interest in nature and wilderness. While my views have matured, I still have those books on my shelf and remember them fondly.… (més)
 
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JBGUSA | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Jan 2, 2023 |
I just finished reading The Court Years, 1939-1975: The Autobiography of William O. Douglas by William O. Douglas. As a lawyer and avid reader, I found large parts of the book fascinating. Among the little-known stories I learned,in the section about racial segregation, I learned about a county that seceded from Confederate Alabama, a "secession within a secession", see Civil War Within Civil War - Secession From Seceders.

This book must have been given to me as a law-school graduation gift in 1982, and I finally got around to reading it. This Autobiography had certain aspects of a tell-all. Some of those tidbits included the sexual and marital peccadilloes of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Other scintillating tidbits included vignettes of his relationships and transactions with the U.S. presidents under which he served. His obvious hero was FDR. I assume this was written before the seamier underside of his life and administration became generally known. He gives hints of believing that LBJ was involved in JFK's assassination.

The Autobiography has a fascinating viewpoint on much of the legal struggles of the era, from a rather liberal perspective. His liberalism was of an old-fashioned, common-sense variety which would be unrecognizable in modern times. Overall, the book is a good read. Other enjoyable books of his have been My Wilderness: The Pacific West and by My Wilderness: East to Katahdin, both by William O. Douglas.
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JBGUSA | Jan 2, 2023 |

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Obres
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20
Membres
1,684
Popularitat
#15,266
Valoració
3.8
Ressenyes
21
ISBN
56
Llengües
2
Preferit
2

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