The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972 is a 1,400-page social history by William Manchester, first published in 1974.
The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972 is a 1,400-page social history by William Manchester, first published in 1974. Sometimes sold as two volumes, it describes the history of the United States between 1932 and 1972. The Glory and the Dream was listed as a New York Times bestseller in 1975.
William Raymond Manchester (April 1, 1922 – June 1, 2004) was an American author, biographer, and historian. He was awarded the National Humanities Medal and the Abraham Lincoln Literary Award. Manchester was born in Attleboro, Massachusetts, and grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts. His father served in the .
William Manchester (1902-2004) was Professor of History Emeritus at Wesleyan University
William Manchester (1902-2004) was Professor of History Emeritus at Wesleyan University. His bestselling books include The Last Lion, a multi-volume biography of Winston Churchill; American Caesar, a biography of Douglas MacArthur; The Death of a President, The Arms of Krupp, and A World Lit Only by Fire. Are you an author? Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Learn more at Author Central.
A World Lit Only by Fire (subtitled The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age) is an informal history of the European Middle Ages by American historian William Manchester. Published in 1992, the book is divided into three sections: "The Medieval Mind", "The Shattering", and "One Man Alone".
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William Manchester met Winston Churchill on January 24, 1953. Their encounter on the Queen Mary sparked an intense curiosity in Manchester that would eventually result in his classic three-volume magnum opus The Last Lion. THE LAST LION brilliantly recounts how Churchill organized his nation's military response and defense; compelled FDR into supporting America's beleaguered cousins, and personified the "never surrender" ethos that helped the Allies win the war, while at the same time adapting himself and his country to the inevitable shift of world power from the British Empire to the United States.
Books by william manchester. DISTURBER OF THE PEACE: The Life of H. L. Mencken. A ROCKEFELLER FAMILY PORTRAIT: From John D. to Nelson. PORTRAIT OF A PRESIDENT: John F. Kennedy in Profile. AMERICAN CAESAR: Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964. ONE BRIEF SHINING MOMENT: Remembering Kennedy. CONTROVERSY: And Other Essays in Journalism, 1950-1975 IN OUR TIME: The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers. Shadow of the monsoon.
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Read Controversy, by William Manchester online on Bookmate – An in-depth journey through America .
Read Controversy, by William Manchester online on Bookmate – An in-depth journey through America and the world in the postwar years, from a New York Times–bestselling historian and biographer. The title essay in this collection recounts the experience of publishing that book, and of his battle with JFK’s widow.