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Postgate, Raymond 1896-1971

Overview
Works: 174 works in 987 publications in 10 languages and 13,997 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Interviews  Conference papers and proceedings  Outlines and syllabi  Biography  Fiction  Legal fiction (Literature)  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: D21, 909
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Most widely held works about Raymond Postgate
 
Most widely held works by Raymond Postgate
The outline of history, being a plain history of life and mankind by H. G Wells( Book )

80 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and held by 2,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert George Wells is perhaps most well known today for his science-fiction novels but it was "The Outline of History" that initiated a new era of popular history. Although the harshest critics were from those who disagreed on ideological grounds, it's difficult to dismiss the depth of Wells' insights and prophetic accuracy. E.M. Forster and Beatrice Webb both praised the book on publication. It was this very book to which G.K. Chesterton responds in "The Everlasting Man" as does Hilaire Bellock in "A Companion to Mr. Wells's "Outline of History." "In re-living the entire life of Mankind as a single imaginative experience, Mr. Wells was achieving something which they themselves would hardly have dared to attempt ... In fact, the purpose and value of Mr. Wells's book seem to have been better appreciated by the general public than by the professional historians of the day
Story of a year, 1848 by Raymond Postgate( Book )

37 editions published between 1848 and 1988 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The common people, 1746-1938 by G. D. H Cole( Book )

144 editions published between 1938 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British people, 1746-1946 by G. D. H Cole( Book )

17 editions published between 1946 and 1961 in English and French and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolution from 1789 to 1906 by Raymond Postgate( Book )

47 editions published between 1043 and 2011 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That devil Wilkes by Raymond Postgate( Book )

26 editions published between 1929 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdict of twelve by Raymond Postgate( Book )

73 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CLASSIC CRIME. A woman is on trial for her life, accused of murder. The twelve members of the jury each carry their own secret burden of guilt and prejudice which could affect the outcome.In this extraordinary crime novel, we follow the trial through the eyes of the jurors as they hear the evidence and try to reach a unanimous verdict. Will they find the defendant guilty, or not guilty? And will the jurors' decision be the correct one?Since its first publication in 1940, Verdict of Twelve has been widely hailed as a classic of British crime writing. This edition offers a new generation of readers the chance to find out why so many leading commentators have admired the novel for so long
The conversations of Dr. Johnson by James Boswell( Book )

19 editions published between 1930 and 1971 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England goes to press; the English people's opinion on foreign affairs as reflected in their newspapers since Waterloo (1815-1937) by Raymond Postgate( Book )

4 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of George Lansbury by Raymond Postgate( Book )

15 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Builders' history by Raymond Postgate( Book )

24 editions published between 1923 and 1999 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the past, some revolutionary sketches by Raymond Postgate( Book )

12 editions published between 1922 and 1926 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plain man's guide to wine by Raymond Postgate( Book )

35 editions published between 1951 and 1978 in English and German and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bolshevik theory, by R.W. Postgate by Raymond Postgate( Book )

12 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The workers' International by Raymond Postgate( Book )

14 editions published between 1920 and 1931 in English and Japanese and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man is God by Raymond Postgate( Book )

10 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-generation story of a rich English family, from Victorian times through the First World War. A dramatic parallel to the Agamemnon legend
The conversations of Dr. Johnson, selected from the "Life" by James Boswell by James Boswell( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder, piracy and treason : a selection of notable English trials by Raymond Postgate( Book )

9 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A workers' history of the great strike by Raymond Postgate( Book )

18 editions published between 1927 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pervigilium Veneris, incerti auctoris carmen de vere : The eve of Venus in Latin and in English by Raymond Postgate( Book )

9 editions published in 1924 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Postgate, R. W.

Postgate, R. W. 1896-1971

Postgate, R. W. (Raymond William)

Postgate, R. W. (Raymond William), 1896-1971

Postgate, Raymond.

Postgate, Raymond 1896-1971

Postgate, Raymond (Raymond William), 1896-1971

Postgate, Raymond W.

Postgate, Raymond W. 1896-1971

Postgate, Raymond W. (Raymond William), 1896-1971

Postgate, Raymond William

Postgate, Raymond William 1896-1971

Posutogēto 1896-1971

Raymond Postgate British writer

ポストゲイト, R

ポストゲート, レイモンド

Languages
English (557)

German (15)

Japanese (7)

Spanish (7)

Latin (5)

Finnish (3)

Danish (3)

Dutch (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)

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Verdict of twelve