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Gardner, Brian

Overview
Works: 26 works in 321 publications in 4 languages and 7,761 library holdings
Genres: History  Poetry  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Gardner
Up the line to death: the war poets, 1914-1918; an anthology selected and arr., with an introd. and notes by Brian Gardner( Book )

88 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of the poetry from World War One includes 72 authors, of whom 21 died in action
The East India Company: a history by Brian Gardner( Book )

31 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The East India company - there has never been an enterprise like it. It ruled over nearly one-fifth of the world's population; possessed its own army and navy, its own civil service, even its own church; became the most powerful military force in Asia, and had a revenue greater than that of Britain. It was in Brian Gardener's words, "a government owned by businessmen, the shares in which were daily bought and sold." -- Book Jacket (inside flap)
The African dream by Brian Gardner( Book )

14 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year that changed the world: 1945 by Brian Gardner( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mafeking: a Victorian legend by Brian Gardner( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the famous seven-month siege of the British garrison at Mafeking during the Boer War
The quest for Timbuctoo by Brian Gardner( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the explorers' own accounts of a lonely and terrifying search for the fabled land of Timbuctoo. For centuries the Western world half believed but fully reveled in tales of a fabled city buried somewhere in the heart of Africa. Those who struggled to reach it across the world's most terrible desert form a band of forgotten men who endured more hardship and suffering than many other explorers
The terrible rain: the war poets, 1939-1945 by Brian Gardner( Book )

47 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allenby of Arabia, Lawrence's general by Brian Gardner( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is a biography of Edmund Allenby, a World War I commander of the Middle Eastern theater, and T.E. Lawrence's commadning general
On to Kilimanjaro; the bizarre story of the First World War in East Africa by Brian Gardner( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public schools: an historical survey by Brian Gardner( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allenby by Brian Gardner( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby GCB, GCMG, GCVO (23 April 1861 ? 14 May 1936) was a British soldier and administrator. He served in the Second Boer War and then on the Western Front during the First World War. He went on to lead the Egyptian Expeditionary Force during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign in the conquest of Palestine and Syria in 1917 and 1918 winning a victory at the Battle of Megiddo. T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), whose efforts with the Arab Revolt were greatly aided by Allenby, thought highly of him: "(He was) physically large and confident, and morally so great that the comprehension of our littleness came slow to him"."--Wikipedia
German East; the story of the First World War in east Africa by Brian Gardner( Book )

13 editions published in 1963 in English and German and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lion's cage by Brian Gardner( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wasted hour; the tragedy of 1945 by Brian Gardner( Book )

13 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big push: the Somme 1916 by Brian Gardner( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1945 oder Die versäumte Zukunft by Brian Gardner( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in German and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war poets 1914-1918 : an anthology by Brian Gardner( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het verspeelde uur by Brian Gardner( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in Dutch and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1945, l'année des dupes by Brian Gardner( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Victorian legend by Brian Gardner( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Up the line to death: the war poets, 1914-1918; an anthology selected and arr., with an introd. and notesThe war poets 1914-1918 : an anthology
Alternative Names
Gardner, Robert Brian.

Languages
English (295)

German (7)

French (3)

Dutch (2)

Covers
The terrible rain: the war poets, 1939-1945The war poets 1914-1918 : an anthology