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WORKS OF HENRY STEELE COMMAGER  

Henry Steele Commager (October 25, 1902 – March 2, 1998), the renowned — and often controversial — American historian and teacher, was the author of over forty books and 700 articles in scholarly and more popular journals. He was one of a prolific generation of public intellectuals who used his scholarly training and research to address many of the major topics of the day, including war and peace, constitutional government and evolving issues of American civil rights and society. In collaboration with the Commager Estate, HEB here makes available in digital form thirty of Commager’s scholarly works, primary-source collections and important textbook and general publications.

The titles in this series are designated by their series logo.  

Author Title Date
Commager, Henry Steele Documents of American History, 3rd Edition 1943
Commager, Henry Steele Majority Rule and Minority Rights 1943
Commager, Henry Steele and Nevins, Allan A Short History of the United States 1945
Commager, Henry Steele The Pocket History of the Second World War 1945
Commager, Henry Steele The Story of the Second World War, Edited with Historic Narrative 1945
Commager, Henry Steele America In Perspective: The United States through foreign eyes in thirty-five essays, Edited with introduction and notes 1947
Commager, Henry Steele The St. Nicholas Anthology, Edited 1948
Commager, Henry Steele The American Mind: An Interpretation of American Thought and Character Since the 1880's 1950
Commager, Henry Steele The Blue and the Gray: The story of the Civil War as told by Participants, Volume One: The Nomination of Lincoln to the Eve of Gettysburg 1950
Commager, Henry Steele The Blue and the Gray: The Battle of Gettysburg to Appomattox, Volume Two 1950
Commager, Henry Steele Living Ideas in America, Edited and with commentary 1951
Commager, Henry Steele and Nevins, Allan The Pocket History of the United States 1951
Commager, Henry Steele Freedom, Loyalty, Dissent 1954
Commager, Henry Steele Documents of American History 6th edition 1958
Commager, Henry Steele The Era of Reform, 1830-1860 1960
Commager, Henry Steele Crusaders For Freedom 1962
Commager, Henry Steele The Defeat of the Confederacy: a documentary survey 1964
Commager, Henry Steele Fifty Basic Civil War Documents 1965
Commager, Henry Steele The Nature and the Study of History 1965
Commager, Henry Steele The Study of History 1966
Commager, Henry Steele Freedom and Order: a commentary on the American political scene 1966
Commager, Henry Steele Lester Ward and the Welfare State 1967
Commager, Henry Steele The Search for a Usable Past and Other Essays in Historiography 1967
Commager, Henry Steele The Struggle for Racial Equality, Edited 1967
Commager, Henry Steele Was America A Mistake? 1967
Commager, Henry Steele The Commonwealth of Learning 1968
Commager, Henry Steele Britain Through American Eyes 1974
Commager, Henry Steele The Defeat of America: Presidential Power and the National Character 1974
Commager, Henry Steele Jefferson, Nationalism, and the Enlightenment 1975
Commager, Henry Steele and Muessig, Raymond H. The Study and teaching of history 1980
Commager, Henry Steele Commager on Tocqueville 1993

rev. 11/29/2016