WorldCat Identities

Gardner, Brian

Overview
Works: 26 works in 318 publications in 4 languages and 7,775 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
The East India Company: a history by Brian Gardner( Book )

31 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,174 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)
Up the line to death; the war poets, 1914-1918; an anthology by Brian Gardner( Book )

83 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes poems by Thomas Hardy, Rupert Brooke, Alan Seeger, W.B. Yeats, e.e. cummings, Rudyard Kipling, Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Edmund Blunden, E.W. Tennant, A.E. Houseman, Wilfred Gibson, Isaac Rosenberg, and Robert Graves
The African dream by Brian Gardner( Book )

13 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 731 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 661 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 616 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 )

46 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 587 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 506 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
Up the line to death: the war poets, 1914-1918; an anthology selected and arr., with an introd. and notes by Brian Gardner( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of the poetry from World War One includes 72 authors, of whom 21 died in action
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 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allenby by Brian Gardner( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 246 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 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lion's cage by Brian Gardner( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 164 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 30 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 23 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

 
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Up the line to death; the war poets, 1914-1918; an anthologyUp 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 (292)

German (7)

French (3)

Dutch (2)

Covers
The terrible rain: the war poets, 1939-1945Up 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