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Collis, Maurice 1889-1973

Overview
Works: 158 works in 806 publications in 11 languages and 11,252 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Drama  Diaries  Romances  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: DS757.5, B
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Foreign mud, being an account of the opium imbroglio at Canton in the 1830's & the Anglo-Chinese war that followed by Maurice Collis( Book )
59 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cortés and Montezuma by Maurice Collis( Book )
55 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in 8 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The convergence of Cortes and Montezuma is the most emblematic event in the birth of what would come to be called "America." Landing on the Mexican coast on the eve of Good Friday, 1519, Hernan Cortes felt himself the bearer of a divine burden to conquer and civilize the first advanced civilization Europeans had yet encountered in the West. For Montezuma, leader of the Mexicans, 1519 (known in their advanced astronomical system as "One Reed") was the date of a dire prophesy: the return of Quetzalcoatl, a fearsome god predicted to arrive by ship, from the East, with light skin, a black beard, robed in black - exactly as Cortes would. The ensuing drama is described by eminent historian Maurice Collis in a style that is equal parts story and scholarship."--Jacket
The land of the great image; being experiences of Friar Manrique in Arakan by Maurice Collis( Book )
53 editions published between 1942 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raffles by Maurice Collis( Book )
24 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The First Holy One by Maurice Collis( Book )
23 editions published between 1947 and 1970 in English and Italian and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nancy Astor, an informal biography by Maurice Collis( Book )
11 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The grand peregrination, being the life and adventures of Fernāo Mendes Pinto by Maurice Collis( Book )
31 editions published between 1935 and 1994 in English and German and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marco Polo by Maurice Collis( Book )
42 editions published between 1948 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Par un universitaire français, professeur d'histoire médiévale. L'auteur a bien présenté son livre. En complément à une étude de l'homme, de son monde et de ses préoccupations il écrit avoir voulu évoquer la genèse du livre écrit par Marco Polo et Rusticello: le ##Devisement du monde##. Ce complément constitue la partie la plus originale de l'étude de Jacques Heers
The hurling time by Maurice Collis( Book )
13 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Siamese White by Maurice Collis( Book )
52 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Last and first in Burma (1941-1948) by Maurice Collis( Book )
15 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the history of Burmese wars against colonialists for the national independent
She was a queen by Maurice Collis( Book )
35 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great within by Maurice Collis( Book )
22 editions published between 1941 and 1970 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Somerville and Ross: a biography by Maurice Collis( Book )
8 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stanley Spencer; a biography by Maurice Collis( Book )
13 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The motherly and auspicious, being the life of the Empress Dowager Tzu Hsi in the form of a drama, with an introduction and notes by Maurice Collis( Book )
19 editions published between 1943 and 1954 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quest for Sita : of Ravana the dark angel and his paradise at lanka, of Hanuman and the divine vultures Jatayus and Sampati by Vālmīki( Book )
4 editions published between 1947 and 1965 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wayfoong: the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation; a study of East Asia's transformation, political, financial, and economic, during the last hundred years by Maurice Collis( Book )
9 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trials in Burma by Maurice Collis( Book )
19 editions published between 1937 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British merchant adventurers by Maurice Collis( Book )
12 editions published between 1942 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.55 (from 0.31 for Nancy Asto ... to 1.00 for [Carpenter ...)
Alternative Names
Collis, Maurice S. 1889-1973
Collis, Maurice Stewart 1889-1973
Maurice Collis
Stewart, Maurice Collis
コリス, M
コリス, モーリス
柯立斯 1889-1973
Languages
English (459)
Spanish (17)
French (13)
German (9)
Burmese (9)
Japanese (6)
Swedish (4)
Persian (2)
Italian (2)
Norwegian (2)
Portuguese (1)
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