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The Americanization Of Edward Bok

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Biography: general, Literary, Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiog
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Inthe former editor of the Ladies' Home Journal, Edward Bok, published his fascinating memoir, an exceptionally well-written book through which he candidly yet eloquently recounted the step-by-step process of his 'Americanization' from penurious immigrant Dutch boy to affluent pioneering American editor and philanthropist; hence, it is 4/5.

Bok wrote several book, established and financed several educational endowments along with The American Peace Award (to name just a few). The Americanization of Edward Bok (his autobiography) is required reading in many schools probably at Harvard as his grandson, Derek Bok, was president of Harvard in recent years!5/5(2).

Bok wrote several book, established and financed several educational endowments along with The American Peace Award (to name just a few). The Americanization of Edward Bok (his autobiography) is required reading in many schools probably at Harvard as his grandson, Derek Bok, was president of Harvard in recent years!Cited by:   Bok, Edward William, Title: The Americanization of Edward Bok The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After Language: English: LoC Class: PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections: Subject: Bok, Edward William, Subject: Ladies' Home Journal Subject: Periodical editors -- United States.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(3). The Americanization of Edward Bok: The autobiography of a Dutch boy fifty years after (Lakeside classics) Hardcover: $ $ The Americanization of Edward Bok: the autobiography of a Dutch boy fifty years after: Paperback: $ $ The Americanization Of Edward Bok: Paperback: $ $ Bok’s autobiography, The Americanization of Edward Bok (), was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in He devoted the rest of his life to philanthropy and social causes, particularly in the areas of civic improvement and world peace.

Nonfiction > Edward William Bok > The Americanization of Edward Bok To the American woman I owe much, but to two women I owe more: my mother and my wife.

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And, to them I dedicate this account of the boy to whom one gave birth and brought to manhood and the other blessed with all that a home and family may mean. The North American Review's critic considered The Americanization of Edward Bok to be a significant book, comparing it to Xenophon's Anabasis.

The comparison between the two "is not far-fetched; the Greek common sense wasn't so far from modern American common sense as some have imagined, and men of superlative sense and lucid mind are rare. The Americanization of Edward Bok Edward Bok An Explanation An Introduction of Two Persons I.

The First Days in America II. The First Job: Fifty Cents a Week III. The Hunger for Self-Education IV. A Presidential Friend and a Boston Pilgrimage V. Going to the Theatre with Longfellow VI. Phillips Brooks's Books and Emerson's Mental Mist VII.

A Plunge into Wall Street VIII. Read "The Americanization of Edward Bok" by Edward Bok available from Rakuten Kobo. This book was to have been written inwhen I foresaw some leisure to write it, for I then intended to retire from Brand: WDS Publishing.

The Americanization of Edward Bok Content Page Return to the Previous Chapter (HOME) The boy put the book into his pocket; and as he did so Emerson's eye caught the slip on his desk, in the boy's handwriting, and, with a smile of absolute enlightenment, he turned and said: And then, taking the train for New York, Edward Bok went home.

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The Americanization of Edward Bok: the autobiography of a Dutch boy fifty years after. C. Scribner's sons in English - 12th ed. EDWARD BOK'S lines were now to follow those of advertising for several years. He was responsible for securing the advertisements for The Book Buyer and The Presbyterian Review.

While the former was, frankly, a house-organ, its editorial contents had so broadened as to make the periodical of general interest to book-lovers, and with the subscribers constituting the valuable list of Scribner. The Americanization of Edward Bok is a fascinating autobiography of a man who truly lived the "American Dream." His family moved from the Netherlands to the United States when he was a young child and he tells us his story of taking every available opportunity to become as "Americanized" as possible/5(3).

: The Americanization of Edward Bok (Signed, Limited edition): One of copies of a special limited edition SIGNED by the author. A classic of American autobiography, Bok's memoir won the Pulitzer Prize in Laid in is a card with a holograph sentiment that appears to be in Bok's hand, but is unsigned.

(The card reads: "It was certainly the Golden Age of Literature. The Americanization of Edward Bok () by Edward W. Bok. Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; In other languages Add links. This page was last edited on 2 Februaryat Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.

The Americanization of Edward Bok: An Autobiography by Edward Bok A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.

Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Rating: % positive. Edward Bok, editor and publicist, whom I have tried to describe in this book, because, in many respects, he has had and has been a personality apart from my private self.

I have again and again found myself watching with intense amusement and interest the Edward Bok of this book at work.

Edward William Bok > The Americanization of Edward Bok > An Explanation: Edward William Bok (–). The Americanization of Edward Bok. An Explanation. THIS book was to have been written inwhen I foresaw some leisure to write it, for I then intended to retire from active editorship.

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But the war came, an entirely new set. Click to read more about The Americanization of Edward Bok by Edward Bok. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(6). Skip to main content. LOGIN ; GET LIBRARY CARD ; GET EMAIL UPDATES ; SEARCH ; Home ; About Us.

The Edward Bok of whom I have written has passed out of my being as completely as if he had never been there, save for the records and files on my library shelves.

It is easy, therefore, for me to write of him as a personality apart: in fact, I could not depict him from any other point of view. The Americanization of Edward Bok The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After by Edward William Bok () To the American woman I owe much, but.

Bok advocated women's suffrage, saving the environment, public sex education, education on prenatal care and children's health, and pacifism.

EDWARD BOK (), American Pulitzer Prize-winning author, was born in Den Helder, The Netherlands, and came to the United States in He edited The Ladies Home Journal for 30 : Edward Bok.

Edward Bok's lines were now to follow those of advertising for several years. He was responsible for securing the advertisements for The Book Buyer and The Presbyterian Review. While the former was, frankly, a house-organ, its editorial contents had so broadened as to make the periodical of general interest to book-lovers, and with the subscribers.

Read the full-text online edition of The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Americanization of Edward Bok:. This is a special limited edition #70 of signed copies, signed by Edward Bok on a page opposite the half title page; not personalized to anyone by Edward Bok.

On the ffep the book was signed, inscribed and dated by Cary W.

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Bok, son of Edward Bok, two years after the death of Edward Bok, as follows. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t3nw4sb6w Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library .Buy The Americanization of Edward Bok by Edward Bok (Paperback) online at Lulu.

Visit the Lulu Marketplace for product details, ratings, and reviews.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bok, Edward William, Americanization of Edward Bok. New York, C. Scribner's sons, [©].