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Craig, Gordon Alexander 1913-2005

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Works: 230 works in 1,346 publications in 5 languages and 31,968 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Essays  Military history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Contributor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator
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Germany, 1866-1945 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

119 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ISBN 0195027248 LCCN 784871
The Germans by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

106 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 2,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a social history of Germany in the post-World War II years
The politics of the Prussian Army 1640-1945 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

77 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and German and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Force and statecraft : diplomatic problems of our time by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

36 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition has been revised and updated to analyze the implications of the end of the Cold War, the collapse of communism, and the break-up of the Soviet Union. The authors demonstrate how a 20th-century diplomatic revolution has altered international relations
The end of Prussia by Gordon Alexander Craig( )

46 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prussia (German); Latin: Borussia, Prutenia; Latvian: Pr?
Makers of modern strategy : from Machiavelli to the nuclear age by Peter Paret( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text discusses Machiavelli, Maurice of Nassau, Gustavus Adolphus, Raimondo Montecuccoli, Vauban, Frederick the Great, Guibert, Bulow, Napoleon, Jomini, Clausewitz, Adam Smith, Alexander Hamilton, Friedrich List, Engels, Marx, Moltke, Schlieffen, Delbruck, Bugeaud, Gallieni, Lyautey, Alfred Thayer Mahan, Liddell Hart, De Gaulle, and other military strategists
Theodor Fontane : literature and history in the Bismarck Reich by Gordon Alexander Craig( )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in Germany to popular and critical acclaim, this is a unique portrait of the life and work of Theodor Fontane, the greatest German novelist of his age, as well as a major poet and theater critic and much loved travel writer. Gordon A. Craig interpolates a cohesive historical biography of Fontane with his own reflections on the art, culture, and politics of Fontane's world."--Jacket
From Bismarck to Adenauer: aspects of German statecraft by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

49 editions published between 1958 and 1979 in English and German and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originated as the Albert Shaw lectures on diplomatic history, 1958. Bibliography: p. 119-129
Europe since 1815 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

73 editions published between 1961 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics of the unpolitical : German writers and the problem of power, 1770-1871 by Gordon Alexander Craig( )

14 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Politics of the Unpolitical: German Writers and the Problem of Power, 1770-1871, historian Gordon Craig demonstrates the essential unreliability of this generalization by focusing on the political activity of ten of Germany's most widely respected writers in the period from the French Revolution to the founding of the Bismarck Reich."--BOOK JACKET. "Craig shows how Goethe, Schiller, Heinrich von Kleist, Wilhelm von Humboldt, Holderlin, and Heine were fascinated by the political issues of their day and - by focusing on their political views and activities - urges that they were not representatives of the genre of the "unpolitical German." On the contrary, Craig argues, the writers studied here were all interested in and in various ways engaged in political life. He also examines the overwhelming effect of the personality of Napoleon Bonaparte upon German politics, awakening intellectuals to the vital importance of power in its many dimensions in the political process."--BOOK JACKET. "The Politics of the Unpolitical deals with a question that has always been a point of controversy: do writers have political responsibility and are they obliged to show political engagement in their works? Craig answers these questions with an unequivocal yes."--BOOK JACKET
Makers of modern strategy : military thought from Machiavelli to Hitler by Edward Mead Earle( Book )

51 editions published between 1941 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V. Del: Sea and Air War; Sprout: Mahan: evangelist of sea power; Ropp: Continental doctrines of sea powe; Kiralfy: Japanese naval strategy; Warner: Douhet, Mitchell, Seversky: theories of air warfare
The diplomats, 1919-1939 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

33 editions published between 1953 and 1994 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om udenrigspolitik og diplomater i de vigtigste europæiske stater i mellemkrigstiden
The Diplomats, 1939-1979( Book )

10 editions published between 1943 and 1994 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers a unique perspective on a turbulent and dangerous age by focusing on the activities and accomplishments of its diplomats. Its twenty-three interconnected essays discuss the policies of ambassadors, foreign ministers, and heads of state from Acheson and Adenauer to Sadat and Gromyko, as well as the special problems of the professionals in the foreign offices and the role of the media in modern diplomacy. Among its contributors are such distinguished international scholars as Akira Iriye, Michael Brecher, Stanley Hoffmann, W.W. Rostow, and Norman Stone. Expanding the field of inquiry covered by its acclaimed predecessor, The Diplomats, 1919-1939, which concentrated on Europe and the coming of the Second World War, these essays showcase the major diplomatic practitioners of the period against the broader background of the problems and crises that confronted them - among others, the Polish question at the end of World War II, the onset of the Cold War, the defeat of EDC in 1954, the Suez crisis, Khrushchev's Berlin note in 1958, the Middle East War of 1967 and the oil shock of 1973, the Iranian revolution, and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. This account of the pendular swing from crisis to dente and back again is given a global perspective by careful treatment of the diplomacy of new nations like India, Communist China, and Israel, and of the transformation of the Middle East and Japan. Among the new perspectives offered here are Geoffrey Warner's critical view of Ernest Bevin's attitude toward the United States, John Lewis Gaddis's judgment of Henry Kissinger's detente policy, W.W. Rostow's analysis of the diplomatic method of Paul Monnet, Rena Fonseca's assessment of Nehru's policy of nonalignment, Shu Guang Zhang's fresh look at the relationship between Zhou Enlai and Mao, and Paul Gordon Lauren's critique of U.N. crisis management from Trygve Lie to Perez de Cuellar. Highly original also are Steven Miner's portrait of Molotov, Michael Brecher's pioneering study of the diplomacy of Abba Eben, and James McAdams's analysis of German Ostpolitik. Solidly based on material from the newly opened Soviet archives as well as from collections in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Israel, and Poland, this volume will serve as an invaluable resource for historians and political scientists, while appealing to all readers who are interested in the role of diplomacy in an age marked by European integration on the one hand and nuclear confrontation on the other
War, politics, and diplomacy : selected essays by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

17 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of Königgrätz; Prussia's victory over Austria, 1866 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2003 in English and German and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War I : a turning point in modern history : essays on the significance of the war by Jack Joseph Roth( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geneva, Zurich, Basel : history, culture & national identity by Nicolas Bouvier( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recognized by historians and politicians as a model for European unity, Switzerland is nonetheless a difficult country to understand as a whole. Whereas individual Swiss cities have strong identities in the international political, cultural, and economic arenas, the country itself seems to be less than the sum of its parts. To capture the elusive spirit of Switzerland, four eminent writers explore the roots of its political unity and cultural diversity in a series of urban portraits. Their observations make for both good storytelling and insightful social commentary
The Diplomats, 1919-1939 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

38 editions published between 1953 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic interest, militarism, and foreign policy : essays on German history by Eckart Kehr( Book )

10 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The German army by Herbert Rosinski( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and German and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En bog om den tyske hærs opbygning fra Frederik den Stores hær i midten af det 1800 årh. via det 19. årh.'s mange og store kampe og berømte feltherrer til 1. Verdenskrig - nederlaget - Versaillestraktaten - og oprustningen til 2. Verdenskrig
 
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Germany, 1866-1945
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The GermansThe politics of the Prussian Army 1640-1945Force and statecraft : diplomatic problems of our timeThe end of PrussiaMakers of modern strategy : from Machiavelli to the nuclear ageTheodor Fontane : literature and history in the Bismarck ReichThe politics of the unpolitical : German writers and the problem of power, 1770-1871The diplomats, 1919-1939
Alternative Names
Craig, Gordon A.

Craig, Gordon A. 1913-

Craig, Gordon A. 1913-2005

Craig, Gordon A. (Gordon Alexander)

Craig, Gordon A. Gordon Alexander 1913-2005

Craig, Gordon Alexander.

Craig, Gordon Alexander, 1913-

Gordon A. Craig Amerikaans historicus van de moderne tijd (1913-2005)

Gordon A. Craig historiador estadounidense

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Gordon A. Craig historien américain

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Gordon A. Craig US-amerikanischer Historiker (Deutschland-Experte) und Schriftsteller

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Крейг, Гордон 1913-

Крейг, Гордон, 1913-2005

غوردون كرايغ مؤرخ أمريكي

گوردون ای. کریگ تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

クレイグ, ゴードン・A

ゴードン・クレイグ

Languages
English (614)

German (160)

Chinese (4)

French (2)

Dutch (1)