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Postgate, Raymond 1896-1971

Overview
Works: 173 works in 976 publications in 10 languages and 13,983 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Interviews  Conference papers and proceedings  Outlines and syllabi  Biography  Fiction  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 2,973 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
The common people, 1746-1938 by G. D. H Cole( Book )

141 editions published between 1938 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,303 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 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a year, 1848 by Raymond Postgate( Book )

28 editions published between 1848 and 1988 in English and held by 895 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 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That devil Wilkes by Raymond Postgate( Book )

25 editions published between 1929 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a year: 1798 by Raymond Postgate( Book )

9 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdict of twelve by Raymond Postgate( Book )

72 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conversations of Dr. Johnson by James Boswell( Book )

19 editions published between 1930 and 1971 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1939 and 1961 in English and held by 343 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 323 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 )

34 editions published between 1951 and 1978 in English and German and held by 214 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 154 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
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 100 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 (560)

German (15)

Japanese (7)

Spanish (7)

Latin (5)

Finnish (3)

Danish (3)

Dutch (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)

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