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Plumb, J. H. (John Harold) 1911-2001

Overview
Works: 306 works in 1,449 publications in 5 languages and 27,886 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Author of screenplay, Other, Contributor, Publishing director, pos, wpr
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by J. H Plumb
The Horizon book of the Renaissance by J. H Plumb( Book )

21 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in English and Danish and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes biographical essays on Petrarch, Machiavelli, the young Michelangelo, Lorenzo de Medici, Leonardo da Vinci, Pope Pius II, Doge Francesco Foscari, Federigo da Montefeltro, Beatrice and Isabella D'Este
The first four Georges by J. H Plumb( Book )

79 editions published between 1950 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This analysis of the four kings shows just what effect their reigns had on the history of their time. Whether or not the loss of the American colonies is generally regarded as inevitable or the fault of the crown, the author shows that the influence of the monarchy was paramount in many other respects during the 116 years of their reigns
The death of the past by J. H Plumb( Book )

69 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, J.H. Plumb investigates the way that humankind has, since the beginning of recorded time, molded the past to give sanction to their institutions of government, their social structure and morality. The past has also been called upon to explain the nature of our destiny in order both to strengthen the objectives of society and to reconcile us to our lot. J.H. Plumb questions this sanction of the past, the force that it has on our sense of destiny and its relevance to our own times. This classic text is now reissued with a new introduction by Niall Ferguson, placing it within a contemporary context, and with a new foreword by the eminent historian Simon Schama, a former student of J.H. Plumb himself
Man versus society in eighteenth-century Britain: six points of view by James L Clifford( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers in this collection were presented at a symposium sponsored by the Conference on British Studies at the University of Delaware. Six leading experts on different aspects of eighteenth-century Britain wrote on a general theme which cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries. This theme is the lot of the ordinary individual in eighteenth-century society. This collection provides a wealth of information and valuable insights for the scholar of eighteenth-century Britain
In the light of history by J. H Plumb( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Heritage History of The American Revolution by Bruce Lancaster( Book )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 600 pictures and accompanying text describe the American struggle for independence
The birth of a consumer society : the commercialization of eighteenth-century England by Neil McKendrick( Book )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The growth of political stability in England: 1675-1725 by J. H Plumb( Book )

58 editions published between 1967 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England in the eighteenth century by J. H Plumb( Book )

58 editions published between 1950 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Further reading list": pages [215]-218
The Italian Renaissance by J. H Plumb( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the centers of culture and commerce in Italy, the role of women, and the lives of the era's most important people
Studies in social history; a tribute to G.M. Trevelyan by J. H Plumb( Book )

23 editions published between 1955 and 1969 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal heritage : the treasures of the British crown by J. H Plumb( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chatham by J. H Plumb( Book )

26 editions published between 1953 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om William Pitt den Ældre, Jarl af Chatham (1708-1778)
The Italian Renaissance : a concise survey of its history and culture by J. H Plumb( Book )

11 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance profiles by J. H Plumb( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G.M. Trevelyan by J. H Plumb( Book )

31 editions published between 1951 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgian delights by J. H Plumb( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical perspectives : studies in English thought and society, in honour of J.H. Plumb( Book )

8 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pachen, a leader of the resistance during the Chinese invasion of Tibet, and was held as a prisoner for 21 years before her release in 1981
The origins of political stability, England, 1675-1725 by J. H Plumb( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Robert Walpole by J. H Plumb( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The growth of political stability in England: 1675-1725
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The death of the pastThe American Heritage History of The American RevolutionThe growth of political stability in England: 1675-1725England in the eighteenth centuryThe Italian RenaissanceThe Italian Renaissance : a concise survey of its history and culture
Alternative Names
John H. Plumb britischer Schriftsteller und Historiker

John H. Plumb Brits historicus (1911-2001)

John H. Plumb historiador británico

John H. Plumb historien britannique

John Harold Plumb

Plumb J.H.

Plumb, J. H. 1911-2001

Plumb, J. H. (John Harold)

Plumb, J. H. (John Harold), 1911-

Plumb, Jack 1911-2001

Plumb, Jack H.

Plumb Jack H. 1911-2001

Plumb, John

Plumb, John H.

Plumb, John Harold

Plumb, John Harold 1911-

Plumb, John Harold 1911-2001

ジョン・ハロルド・プランブ

プラム, J. H.

Languages
English (572)

Spanish (6)

Italian (2)

French (1)

Danish (1)