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Lamb, Harold 1892-1962

Overview
Works: 393 works in 1,449 publications in 11 languages and 33,336 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Biography  Fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Drama  Historical films  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Lyricist, Scenarist, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Composer
Classifications: DS22, 940.18
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 )

102 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,446 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 )

31 editions published between 1954 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,491 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
The crusades; iron men and saints by Harold Lamb( Book )

53 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whole story of the crusades in one volume
Hannibal: one man against Rome by Harold Lamb( Book )

27 editions published between 1958 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 1,319 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 sea by Harold Lamb( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,289 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 west by Harold Lamb( )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Swords from the desert by Harold Lamb( )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,287 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 east by Harold Lamb( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,286 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 Undetermined and held by 1,182 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
Wolf of the steppes by Harold Lamb( )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warriors of the steppes by Harold Lamb( )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swords of the steppes by Harold Lamb( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,109 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
Riders of the Steppes by Harold Lamb( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New found world; how North America was discovered & explored by Harold Lamb( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 1,073 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
The crusades by Harold Lamb( Book )

25 editions published between 1930 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Saracens take over the Holy City of Jerusalem in the 12th century, King Richard the Lion-Hearted of England vows to reclaim the city for Christianity
Cyrus the Great by Harold Lamb( Book )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 977 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 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 885 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 )

40 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 866 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 )

30 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Wolf of the steppes
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Alternative Names
Harold Lamb Amerikaans historicus (1892-1962)

Harold Lamb Historiador, novelista y guionista de cine estadounidense (1892-1962)

Lâmb, Garol'd

Lamb, H. A. 1892-1962

Lamb Harold

Lamb, Harold A. 1892-1962

Lamb, Harold Albert 1892-1962

Гарольд Альберт Лемб

Лэмб Гарольд

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, H. A. 1892-1962

램, 해럴드 1892-1962

램, 해럴드 A. 1892-1962

램, 해럴드 알버트 1892-1962

램, 해롤드 1892-1962

램, 해롤드 A. 1892-1962

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ラム, ハロルド

Languages
English (431)

Urdu (10)

Turkish (6)

Spanish (6)

Persian (4)

Russian (4)

German (3)

Polish (3)

Arabic (2)

French (1)

Dutch (1)