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Louis, William Roger 1936-

Overview
Works: 154 works in 916 publications in 4 languages and 23,862 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Contributor, Honoree, Author of introduction
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Roger Louis
The Oxford History of the Twentieth Century by Michael Howard( Book )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"26 of the world's leading scholars survey the twentieth century's momentous events and look at what the future might bring."--Cover
The Oxford History of the British Empire by Nicholas P Canny( Book )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford History of the British Empire is a major new assessment of the Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. It deals with the interaction of British and non-western societies from the Elizabethan era to the late twentieth century, aiming to provide a balanced treatment of the ruled as well as the rulers, and to take into account the significance of the Empire for the peoples of the British Isles. All five of the volumes in this series fully explore economic and social trends as well as political ones
The Oxford history of the British Empire( )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the achievement of American independence in the 1780s to the eve of the World War in 1914, this volume covers the period of Britain's greatest expansion as both empire builder and dominant world power
Imperialism at bay : the United States and the decolonization of the British Empire, 1941-1945 by William Roger Louis( Book )

33 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Udenrigspolitik, Diplomati og konferencer
Churchill by Robert Blake( Book )

41 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 981 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
Britain and Germany in Africa: imperial rivalry and colonial rule by Prosser Gifford( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Transfer of power in Africa : decolonization, 1940-1960( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British Empire in the Middle East, 1945-1951 : Arab nationalism, the United States, and postwar imperialism by William Roger Louis( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

France and Britain in Africa: imperial rivalry and colonial rule by Prosser Gifford( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Britain and Germany's lost colonies, 1914-1919 by William Roger Louis( Book )

25 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and German and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1967 Arab-Israeli war : origins and consequences by William Roger Louis( )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The June 1967 war was a watershed in the history of the modern Middle East. In six days, the Israelis defeated the Arab armies of Egypt, Syria, and Jordan and seized large portions of territory including the West Bank, East Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, the Sinai Peninsula, and the Golan Heights. With the hindsight of four decades and access to recently declassified documents, two veteran scholars of the Middle East bring together some of the most knowledgeable experts in their fields to reassess the origins of the war and its regional reverberations. Each chapter takes a different perspective from the vantage point of a different participant, those that actually took part in the war, and also the world powers, the United States, Soviet Union, Britain, and France, that played important roles behind the scenes. Their conclusions make for sober reading. At the heart of the story was the incompetence of the Egyptian high command under the leadership of Nasser and the rivalry between various Arab players who were deeply suspicious of each other, motives. Israel, on the other side, gained a resounding victory for which, despite previous assessments to the contrary, there was no master plan"--
Suez 1956 : the crisis and its consequences by Ludwig Wilhelm( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FROST (Copy 2): From the John Holmes Library Collection
Decolonization and African independence : the transfers of power, 1960-1980( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruanda-Urundi, 1884-1919 by William Roger Louis( Book )

23 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The End of the Palestine Mandate by William Roger Louis( Book )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperialism : the Robinson and Gallagher controversy by William Roger Louis( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Special relationship" : Anglo-American relations since 1945 by William Roger Louis( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British strategy in the Far East, 1919-1939 by William Roger Louis( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and German and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

På baggrund af nyligt åbnede britiske arkiver analyserer forfatteren Englands strategiske og udenrigspolitiske rolle i Østasien 1919 - 1939 frem til optakten på 2. Verdenskrig og Stillehavskrigen
Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands since the First World War by William S Livingston( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers by A. Martin and W.E.H. Stanner separately annotated
The origins of the Second World War : A.J.P. Taylor and his critics by William Roger Louis( Book )

11 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerikansk bog om årsagerne til Den 2. Verdenskrig 1939-1945. Historikeren Taylor, som også skrev om den første verdenskrig, havde sin egen mening på flere vigtige punkter: Hitler havde ingen krigsplanlægning for 1939, og krigsudbruddet var også de andre diplomaters skyld. Bogen indeholder artikler, på det nærmeste anmeldelser med kritik af Taylors opfattelse
 
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The Oxford history of the British Empire
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The Oxford History of the British EmpireThe Oxford history of the British EmpireImperialism at bay : the United States and the decolonization of the British Empire, 1941-1945ChurchillThe Transfer of power in Africa : decolonization, 1940-1960The British Empire in the Middle East, 1945-1951 : Arab nationalism, the United States, and postwar imperialismThe 1967 Arab-Israeli war : origins and consequencesSuez 1956 : the crisis and its consequences
Alternative Names
Lois, WM. Roger 1936-

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Louis, W. R. (William Roger), 1936-

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Louis William Roger

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Louis, Wm. Roger (William Roger), 1936-

William Roger Louis Amerikaans historicus

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Languages
English (386)

German (10)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (1)