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Elegant, Robert S.

Overview
Works: 52 works in 379 publications in 9 languages and 12,798 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3555.L37, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Robert S Elegant
 
Most widely held works by Robert S Elegant
Mandarin by Robert S Elegant( Book )

33 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of China under the Dowager Empress, and particularly of the families and lives of two merchants of the Jewish faith, one Chinese, one European, who are partners and friends
Dynasty : a novel by Robert S Elegant( Book )

53 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in 7 languages and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cet ouvrage romanesque, qui a tenu l'un des premiers rangs durant six mois sur la liste des "best-sellers" de 1977 aux Etats-Unis, raconte, entre 1900 et 1970, la vie d'une jeune Anglaise devenue nonagénaire. Ce récit sert de prétexte à une vaste fresque semi-historique (l'auteur ayant séjourné 25 ans en Chine) sur trois générations et joint l'utile à l'agréable en narrant des événements réels sur une trame dramatique de qualité
Manchu by Robert S Elegant( Book )

45 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in 8 languages and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic journey into the rich and exotic pst of China in the seventeenth century
Pacific destiny : inside Asia today by Robert S Elegant( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a far land by Robert S Elegant( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and German and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1921, when Julia Paverson visits the wealthy family of her Chinese friend in Shangha, she is propelled into an exotic world of jolting contrasts and witnesses the cataclysmic birth of contemporary China
Mao's great revolution by Robert S Elegant( Book )

11 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hong Kong by Robert S Elegant( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in 5 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of Hong Kong and discusses the city and its people today
China's Red masters; political biographies of the Chinese Communist leaders by Robert S Elegant( Book )

32 editions published between 1947 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The center of the world : communism and the mind of China by Robert S Elegant( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dragon's seed : Peking and the overseas Chinese by Robert S Elegant( Book )

14 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Chinese in Southeast Asia
Last year in Hong Kong : a love story by Robert S Elegant( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White art teacher Lucretia Barnes meets Eurasian engineer Robie Rabnet and through him discovers a Hong Kong unknown to whites. Love follows, but the romance is doomed. Rabnet, who is part Tibetan, is a secret agent for the Dalai Lama and China's secret service is watching. By the author of Dynasty
Bianca : a novel of Venice by Robert S Elegant( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Italian Renaissance, this novel of love revisits one of the world's most romantic cities, Venice, where a young noblewoman falls for Francesco de' Medici, one of the richest men in Europe
The centre of the world; communism and the mind of China by Robert S Elegant( Book )

12 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kind of treason by Robert S Elegant( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1982 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mao vs. Chiang; the battle for China, 1925-1949 by Robert S Elegant( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the events of the twenty-four year struggle for power between Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Tse-tung and their influence on the destiny of China
The seeking by Robert S Elegant( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1982 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White sun, red star by Robert S Elegant( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cry peace by Robert S Elegant( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big brown bears by Robert S Elegant( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The everlasting sorrow by Robert S Elegant( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in German and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singapur 1955: Der amerikanische Kunsthändler Miles Corrigan wird wider Willen in das Machtspiel eines chinesischen Geheimbundes verwickelt. Ein verschollen geglaubtes wertvolles Rollbild bringt nicht nur ihn in tödliche Gefahr
 
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Mandarin
Alternative Names
Elegant Robert

Elegant, Robert 1928-

Elegant Robert S.

Elegant, Robert S. 1928-

Elegant, Robert S. (Robert Sampson), 1928-

Elegant, Robert Sampson.

Elegant, Robert Sampson 1928-

Elegant, Robert Samson 1928-

Robert Elegant American writer

Robert Elegant US-amerikanischer Autor und Hochschullehrer

エレガント, ロバート

エレガント, ロバート・S

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ManchuLast year in Hong Kong : a love storyBianca : a novel of VeniceCry peaceThe big brown bears