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The American identity, Patrick N. Allitt

Label
The American identity
Title
The American identity
Statement of responsibility
Patrick N. Allitt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this course, historian Patrick N. Allitt investigates the American character by introducing notable Americans from all eras of the nation's history, from Thomas Jefferson to Al Capone, whose lives speak on the qualities that make one truly American. The figures in these lectures led fascinating lives, helping one to gain a deeper understanding of the trends and ideas that shaped America and that continue to influence American society today
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • bibliography
  • instructional materials
Cataloging source
DLC
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Allitt, Patrick
Dewey number
973
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
RZA 8720, etc.
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
PerformerNote
Patrick N. Allitt, Emory University, lecturer
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses
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  • United States
  • United States
Label
The American identity, Patrick N. Allitt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In four containers (26 cm.)
  • Compact disc
  • Includes lecture notes, outlines, timeline, glossary and bibliographical references
  • "Course no. 8540."
Accompanying material
4 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Lecture 1. Being American -- Lecture 2. John Smith-- the colonial promoter -- Lecture 3. William Penn-- the religious liberty advocate -- Lecture 4. Cotton Mather-- the Puritan -- Lecture 5. Benjamin Franklin-- the improver -- Lecture 6. Francis Marion-- the guerrilla soldier -- Lecture 7. Thomas Jefferson-- the patriot -- Lecture 8. Abigail Adams-- the First Lady -- Lecture 9. Mother Ann Lee-- the religious founder -- Lecture 10. Rittenhouse and Bartram-- the scientists -- Lecture 11. Eli Whitney-- the inventor -- Lecture 12. Lewis and Clark-- the explorers
  • Part 2. lecture 13. Charles Grandison Finney-- the revivalist -- lecture 14. Horace Mann-- the educator -- lecture 15. Ralph Waldo Emerson-- the philosopher -- lecture 16. Frederick Douglass-- the abolitionist -- lecture 17. Edmund Ruffin-- the champion of slavery -- lecture 18. Brigham Young-- the religious autocrat -- lecture 19. Frederick Law Olmsted-- the landscape architect -- lecture 20. William Tecumseh Sherman-- the general -- lecture 21. Louisa May Alcott-- the professional writer -- lecture 22. Andrew Carnegie-- conscience-stricken entrepreneur -- lecture 23. "Buffalo Bill"-- the westerner -- lecture 24. Black Elk-- the Holy Man --
  • Part 3. lecture 25. John Wesley Powell-- the desert theorist -- lecture 26. William Mulholland-- the water engineer -- lecture 27. Samuel Gompers-- the trade unionist -- lecture 28. Booker T. Washington-- the "race leader" -- lecture 29. Emma Goldman-- the anarchist -- lecture. 31. Isabella Stewart Gardner-- the collector -- lecture 32. Oliver Wendell Holmes-- the jurist -- lecture 33. Henry Ford-- the mass producer -- lecture 34. Harry Houdini-- the sensationalist -- lecture 35. Al Capone-- the crime boss -- lecture 36. Herbert Hoover-- the humanitarian
  • Part 4. lecture 37. Helen Keller-- the inspiration -- lecture 38. Duke Ellington-- the jazzman -- lecture 39. Charles Lindbergh-- the aviator -- lecture 40. Douglas MacArthur-- the world-power warrior -- lecture 41. Leonard Bernstein-- the musical polymath -- lecture 42. Shirley Temple-- the child prodigy -- lecture 43. George Wallace-- the demagogue -- lecture 44. William F. Buckley, Jr.-- the conservative -- lecture 45. Roberto Clemente-- the athlete -- lecture 46. Betty Friedan-- the feminist -- lecture 47. Jesse Jackson-- the civil rights legatee -- lecture 48. Stability and change
Control code
623970
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
24 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598030198
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2006573941
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
8540
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781598030198
  • (OCoLC)61218415
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The American identity, Patrick N. Allitt
Publication
Note
  • In four containers (26 cm.)
  • Compact disc
  • Includes lecture notes, outlines, timeline, glossary and bibliographical references
  • "Course no. 8540."
Accompanying material
4 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Lecture 1. Being American -- Lecture 2. John Smith-- the colonial promoter -- Lecture 3. William Penn-- the religious liberty advocate -- Lecture 4. Cotton Mather-- the Puritan -- Lecture 5. Benjamin Franklin-- the improver -- Lecture 6. Francis Marion-- the guerrilla soldier -- Lecture 7. Thomas Jefferson-- the patriot -- Lecture 8. Abigail Adams-- the First Lady -- Lecture 9. Mother Ann Lee-- the religious founder -- Lecture 10. Rittenhouse and Bartram-- the scientists -- Lecture 11. Eli Whitney-- the inventor -- Lecture 12. Lewis and Clark-- the explorers
  • Part 2. lecture 13. Charles Grandison Finney-- the revivalist -- lecture 14. Horace Mann-- the educator -- lecture 15. Ralph Waldo Emerson-- the philosopher -- lecture 16. Frederick Douglass-- the abolitionist -- lecture 17. Edmund Ruffin-- the champion of slavery -- lecture 18. Brigham Young-- the religious autocrat -- lecture 19. Frederick Law Olmsted-- the landscape architect -- lecture 20. William Tecumseh Sherman-- the general -- lecture 21. Louisa May Alcott-- the professional writer -- lecture 22. Andrew Carnegie-- conscience-stricken entrepreneur -- lecture 23. "Buffalo Bill"-- the westerner -- lecture 24. Black Elk-- the Holy Man --
  • Part 3. lecture 25. John Wesley Powell-- the desert theorist -- lecture 26. William Mulholland-- the water engineer -- lecture 27. Samuel Gompers-- the trade unionist -- lecture 28. Booker T. Washington-- the "race leader" -- lecture 29. Emma Goldman-- the anarchist -- lecture. 31. Isabella Stewart Gardner-- the collector -- lecture 32. Oliver Wendell Holmes-- the jurist -- lecture 33. Henry Ford-- the mass producer -- lecture 34. Harry Houdini-- the sensationalist -- lecture 35. Al Capone-- the crime boss -- lecture 36. Herbert Hoover-- the humanitarian
  • Part 4. lecture 37. Helen Keller-- the inspiration -- lecture 38. Duke Ellington-- the jazzman -- lecture 39. Charles Lindbergh-- the aviator -- lecture 40. Douglas MacArthur-- the world-power warrior -- lecture 41. Leonard Bernstein-- the musical polymath -- lecture 42. Shirley Temple-- the child prodigy -- lecture 43. George Wallace-- the demagogue -- lecture 44. William F. Buckley, Jr.-- the conservative -- lecture 45. Roberto Clemente-- the athlete -- lecture 46. Betty Friedan-- the feminist -- lecture 47. Jesse Jackson-- the civil rights legatee -- lecture 48. Stability and change
Control code
623970
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
24 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598030198
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2006573941
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
8540
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781598030198
  • (OCoLC)61218415
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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