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Hendrik Willem van Loon (1882–1944)

Autor/a de The Story of Mankind

75+ obres 3,908 Membres 84 Ressenyes 4 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Hendrik Willem van Loon was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on January 14, 1882. He immigrated to the United States in 1902 and attended Cornell University, where he received a bachelor's degree in 1905. After graduating, he became a news correspondent for the Associated Press. He reported from mostra'n més Russia on the Russian Revolution in 1905 and from Belgium during World War I in 1914. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Munich in 1911. His dissertation, The Fall of the Dutch Republic, was published as a book in 1913. He lectured at Cornell University on European History from 1915-1917 and served as the Department Head of Social Sciences at Antioch College, Ohio from 1921-1922. He was an author, historian, and illustrator. His wrote about 40 books during his lifetime including The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom, The Golden Book of the Dutch Navigators, Report to Saint Peter, and The Story of Mankind, which received the Newberry Medal in 1922. During World War II, he broadcast speeches to the Netherlands. For his contributions during the war, Queen Wilhelmina, the Dutch queen, knighted him in 1942. He died on March 11, 1944 at the age of 62. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
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Obres de Hendrik Willem van Loon

The Story of Mankind (1997) 1,584 exemplars
Las Artes (1777) 494 exemplars
Van Loon's Lives (1942) 363 exemplars
The Life and Times of Rembrandt (1777) — Autor — 217 exemplars
The Story of the Bible (1923) 157 exemplars
America (1927) 128 exemplars
The Story of the Pacific (1940) 28 exemplars
Report to Saint Peter (1947) 23 exemplars
Christmas Carols (1937) 13 exemplars
The Message of the Bells (1940) 13 exemplars
The Fall of the Dutch Republic (1924) 12 exemplars
My School Books (1939) 12 exemplars
An Indiscreet Itinerary (1933) 11 exemplars
An Elephant Up a Tree (1933) 10 exemplars
The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom (1915) 9 exemplars
Invasion (1940) 9 exemplars
The Songs America Sings (1939) 9 exemplars
The Romance of Discovery (1917) 7 exemplars
The Last of the Troubadours (1939) 6 exemplars
Our Cornell (1939) 3 exemplars
Christmas carols 2 exemplars
Witches and Witch-Finders. (1923) 2 exemplars
Multiplex Man 1 exemplars
Istoria omenirii 1 exemplars
Van Loon on the Air 1 exemplars
La geografia 1 exemplars
Detroit Red Wings (2014) 1 exemplars

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Elogi de la follia (1509) — Introducció, algunes edicions3,948 exemplars
The New Junior Classics Volume 08: Stories From History (1938) — Col·laborador — 198 exemplars
This Is My Best (1942) — Col·laborador — 188 exemplars
Family Treasury of Great Biographies Volume 01 (1970) — Autor — 67 exemplars
If It Had Happened Otherwise (1931) — Col·laborador — 56 exemplars
The Story of Mankind [1957 film] (1975) — Original book — 10 exemplars

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Obres
75
També de
8
Membres
3,908
Popularitat
#6,479
Valoració
½ 3.7
Ressenyes
84
ISBN
185
Llengües
14
Preferit
4

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