Oscar Handlin





Oscar Handlin

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born
in Brooklyn, NY, The United States
September 29, 1915

died
September 20, 2011

gender
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Average rating: 3.43 · 328 ratings · 47 reviews · 70 distinct works · Similar authors
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Boston's Immigrants, 1790-1...
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Statue Of Liberty (Wonders ...
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Truth in History
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Chance or Destiny: Turning ...
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A Restless People: American...
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“The historian, predisposed to verbal evidence, who reads about rather than looks at objects, becomes dependent upon secondhand impressions and is helpless when critics disagree or interpose their own extraneous judgments between the work and the viewer.”
Oscar Handlin, Truth in History

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