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Blake, Robert 1916-2003

Overview
Works: 111 works in 745 publications in 6 languages and 14,792 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Reference works  Quotations  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Naval history  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Publishing director, Contributor, Arranger
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Most widely held works by Robert Blake
Disraeli by Robert Blake( Book )

92 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dictionary of national biography, 1971-1980 : with an index covering the years 1901-1980 in one alphabetical series by George L Smith( Book )

56 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A place in The Dictionary of National Biography has sometimes been described as the final accolade. The 748 men and women, whose lives are recorded in this supplement, died between the years 1971 and 1980, and their collective experience spans almost the whole of the twentieth century to date
A history of Rhodesia by Robert Blake( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A renowned Oxford historian, drawing on ten years of research, details the economic, political, ideological, and external forces that have shaped the history of the troubled African country from 5000 B.C. to 1977
The Churchill wit by Winston Churchill( Book )

46 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays examine Churchill's family life, foreign policy, social reforms, economic ideas, views on Zionism, and relationship with the monarchy and fellow statesmen
The decline of power, 1915-1964 by Robert Blake( Book )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and German and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the mere fifty years from the disintegration of the Liberal Party in 1915 to the election of Harold Wilson's Labour government in 1964, Britain survived two world wars, countless conflicts, the General Strike, Suez, and many other dramatic social and political changes. What did not survive these tumultous years, however, was Britain's longstanding status as a major imperial power. Here, leading historian Robert Blake skillfully charts the sorry decline of the sea-based British Empire and the mighty ascendance of two great land-based world powers: the United States and the Soviet Union. Blake brings his customary wit and scholarly wisdom to this complex period, offering a delightfully fresh interpretation of familiar people and politics that are vital to our understanding of the history and events of our century
The Conservative Party from Peel to Churchill: based on the Ford lectures, delivered before the University of Oxford in the Hilary term of 1968 by Robert Blake( Book )

43 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insight into the British conservative party
The English world : history, character, and people : texts by Robert Blake( Book )

21 editions published in 1982 in English and French and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unknown Prime Minister; the life and times of Andrew Bonar Law, 1858-1923 by Robert Blake( Book )

28 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disraeli's grand tour : Benjamin Disraeli and the Holy Land, 1830-31 by Robert Blake( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Conservative Party from Peel to Thatcher by Robert Blake( Book )

41 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The private papers of Douglas Haig, 1914-1919 : being selections from the private diary and correspondence of Field-Marshal the Earl Haig of Bemersyde by Douglas Haig Haig( Book )

26 editions published between 1952 and 1964 in English and French and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The publication of Field Marshal Lord Haig's Private Papers has been recognised as making available a document of great historical importance. He is the only great Commander in English History to have kept in his own handwriting a day by day record of events and impressions during the course of his campaign. The extracts from his diary and letters which form nine tenths of this book are presented exactly as Haig wrote them."--Jacket
Salisbury, the man and his policies( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford illustrated encyclopedia by Vivian Fuchs( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies key individuals, events, movements, organizations, and concepts in modern world history
The office of Prime Minister by Robert Blake( Book )

18 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Conservative opportunity by Robert Blake( Book )

10 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coalitions in British politics : essays( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unrepentant Tory; the life and times of Andrew Bonar Law, 1858-1923, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom by Robert Blake( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Conservative Party from Peel to Major by Robert Blake( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Blake offers not only an account of the Conservative Party's leaders but of the changing methods of party management, the many people who work behind the scenes, the geographical bases of the party and the typical Conservative outlook
The Monarchy and its future by Jeremy Murray-Brown( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winston Churchill by Robert Blake( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known Prime Minister of Great Britain. Elected to Parliament and served both conservative and liberal government
 
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The Dictionary of national biography, 1971-1980 : with an index covering the years 1901-1980 in one alphabetical series
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The Dictionary of national biography, 1971-1980 : with an index covering the years 1901-1980 in one alphabetical seriesThe Churchill witThe unknown Prime Minister; the life and times of Andrew Bonar Law, 1858-1923Oxford illustrated encyclopediaThe Conservative Party from Peel to MajorWinston Churchill
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