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Lamb, Harold 1892-1962

Overview
Works: 330 works in 1,386 publications in 12 languages and 33,381 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Drama  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories  Sea stories  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Lyricist, Scenarist, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: DS22, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Harold Lamb
 
Most widely held works by Harold Lamb
Genghis Khan, the emperor of all men by Harold Lamb( Book )

124 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the lifestyle of blacks in the United States--including the problems of housing, economics, stereotypes--and the perspectives of both blacks and whites regarding education and learning
Charlemagne : the legend and the man by Harold Lamb( Book )

30 editions published between 1954 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Lamb's tireless enthusiasm for research has produced an authentic picture of a great leader from his days as a youth with few kingly qualities to the time when he became a man who eventually brought the entire Western World under his control
Hannibal: one man against Rome by Harold Lamb( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great story of the man who has been called the world's finest soldier by an author who is celebrated for his authentic, vivid biographies of military leaders
Swords from the west by Harold Lamb( )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<DIV>Beset by enemies on every side and torn by internal divisions, the crusader kingdoms were a hotbed of intrigue, where your greatest ally might be your natural enemy. Because lives and kingdoms often rested on the edge of a sword blade, it was a time when a bold heart and a steady hand would see you far-so long as you watched your back.</DIV><DIV> </DIV><DIV>Here, for the first time, are all seventeen of Harold Lamb's uncollected crusader stories in one volume. Read now of the fall of kingdoms and the fate of doomed men, of desperate battles and brave comrades, of shrewd maids and scheming
Swords from the desert by Harold Lamb( )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Countless authors have swept us into the exotic east, but few based their tales there. In a time when westerners still spoke publicly about "the white man's burden," Harold Lamb was crafting action-packed stories featuring Arabs, Mongols, and Hindus as heroic, sympathetic, and believable characters: men of honor and integrity ready to lay down their lives for their countries and their comrades
Swords from the sea by Harold Lamb( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vikings, pirates, heroes, rogues, and explorers...all have heard the siren call of the sea, and master storyteller Harold Lamb chronicled some of their most daring exploits. This single volume contains all of Lamb's historical seafaring stories, drawn from rare and fragile pulp magazines. Never before collected, these short stories and novels are a treasure trove of adventure. Best known for his stirring tales of Cossacks and crusaders, Lamb was no stranger to swashbuckling, and his sea stories deliver it in buckets. Sail with John Paul Jones as he fights to save the crippled Russian fleet from the Turks, one eye always alert for the knives of his czarist rivals. Venture across the desert with a lone American on a desperate venture against the Barbary corsairs. Seek the Northeast Passage, beset by ice, storms, and traitors from within, at the side of explorer Ralph Thorne. Ride the whale road with the Vikings, plying their swords from Iceland to Byzantium
Swords from the east by Harold Lamb( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Their conquest was measured not in miles but in degrees of longitude. They smashed the gates of empires, overthrew kingdoms, diverted rivers, and depopulated entire countries. They were the Mongols of Genghis Khan, swift and merciless but also resourceful, bold, and cunning. Their tale has seldom been told in the West, and never by an author with the acumen of Harold Lamb. Ride with young Temujin as he outwits schemers and assassins and rises to conquer Asia as Genghis Khan. Venture to the land beneath the northern lights on a mission of vengeance with Maak the Buriat. Stand with Aruk the gatekeeper and Hugo the Frank as they hold the pass against the Sungar hordes. Lamb's action-packed Mongolian stories, available here in one complete volume, restore the Mongols to their place in history, portraying them not as mindless barbarians but as men of honor and bravery who laid down their lives for their leader and their lands."--P. [4] of cover
Alexander of Macedon, the journey to world's end by Harold Lamb( Book )

37 editions published between 1946 and 1957 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in an exciting style, this biography of Alexander the Great tells the story of the larger-than-life hero who conquered most of the then-known world, and brought Greek culture to his subjects, while absorbing the ways of the East
The crusades by Harold Lamb( Book )

17 editions published between 1930 and 1934 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolf of the steppes by Harold Lamb( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warriors of the steppes by Harold Lamb( )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riders of the Steppes by Harold Lamb( )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master of driving pace, exotic setting, and complex plotting, Harold Lamb was one of Robert E. Howard's favorite writers. Here at last is every pulse-pounding, action-packed story of Lamb's greatest hero, Khlit the Cossack, the "wolf of the steppes
New found world; how North America was discovered & explored by Harold Lamb( Book )

7 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omhandler opdagelsen af Amerika. Forfatteren begynder med Columbus, men tager et tilbageblik på ca 10.000 år hvor området var dækket af is
Swords of the steppes by Harold Lamb( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master of driving pace, exotic setting, and complex plotting, Harold Lamb was one of Robert E. Howard's favorite writers. Here at last is every pulse-pounding, action-packed story of Lamb's greatest hero, Khlit the Cossack, the "wolf of the steppes." Journey with the unsung grandfather of sword and sorcery in search of ancient tombs, gleaming treasure, and thrilling landscapes. Match wits with deadly swordsmen, scheming priests, and evil cults. Rescue lovely damsels, ride with bold comrades, and hazard everything on your brains, skill, and a little luck
Cyrus the Great by Harold Lamb( Book )

33 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic retelling of the life of the tough and bellicose sixth-century King of Persia, Cyrus the Great
The march of the barbarians by Harold Lamb( Book )

28 editions published between 1940 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First edition." Bibliographical references in "Afterword" (p. [357]-377)
Constantinople; birth of an empire by Harold Lamb( Book )

24 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Constantinople and the development of the Byzantine Empire in the 6th century, with emphasis on the character and works of Justinian 1st and the Empress Theodora
Suleiman, the Magnificent, Sultan of the East by Harold Lamb( Book )

42 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under Soliman 2. den Store eller Prægtige (regering 1520-66) opnåede det Osmanniske Tyrkerrige sin største glans og udstrækning med erobringerne af Ungarn, Rhodos, nuværende Irak og Nordafrika fra Libyen til Algier
Tamerlane : the earth shaker by Harold Lamb( Book )

31 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of military leader and founder of the Timurid Empire and Timurid dynasty (1347-1405) in Central Asia
The march of Muscovy : Ivan the Terrible and the growth of the Russian Empire, 1400-1648 by Harold Lamb( Book )

21 editions published between 1948 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortsættelse om tiden 1648-1762 ""The City and the Tsar" haves
 
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Alternative Names
Harold Lamb Amerikaans historicus (1892-1962)

Lâmb, Garol'd.

Lamb, Harold

Lamb, Harold Albert 1892-1962

Гарольд Альберт Лемб

Лэмб, Гарольд 1892-1962

Лэмб, Гарольд Альберт

Харолд Ламб

הרולד לם

לם, הרולד 1892-1962

למב, הרולד

למב, הרולד 1892־1962

لام، هارولد، 1893-1962

هارولد لام

هارولد لامب، 1892-1962

هارولد لامب، 1893-1962

هارولد لمب تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

ہیرلڈ لیم

램, 해럴드 1892-1962

ሃሮልድ ላምብ

ハロルド・ラム

ラム, ハロルド

Languages
English (413)

Urdu (13)

Persian (9)

Turkish (7)

Spanish (7)

Russian (4)

Polish (3)

German (2)

French (1)

Arabic (1)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)