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Hough, Richard 1922-1999

Overview
Works: 179 works in 1,036 publications in 5 languages and 29,318 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Naval history  Biographies  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Juvenile works  Personal narratives‡vBritish 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Conceptor, Adapter
Classifications: G246.C7, B
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Most widely held works about Richard Hough
 
Most widely held works by Richard Hough
Mountbatten by Richard Hough( Book )

31 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last godson of Queen Victoria, Lord Mountbatten was the beloved Uncle Dickie of the British Royal Family and last Viceroy of India
The Battle of Britain : the greatest air battle of World War II by Richard Hough( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the three-month German bombing of Great Britain in 1940 by the Luftwaffe, the errors made by the Germans, and the courage of the British flyers and the public
Captain James Cook by Richard Hough( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Cook, born in 1728, rose from the lowest ranks of the merchant marine, then through the Royal Navy, to become one of the most celebrated men of his time, the last and the greatest of the romantic navigator/explorers. His voyages to the eastern and western seaboards of North America, the North and South Pacific, the Arctic and the Antarctic, brought a new understanding of the world's geography and of the peoples, flora, and fauna of the lands he discovered. Richard Hough's meticulously researched narrative captures all the excitement of this age of discovery and establishes Cook as a link between the vague scientific speculations of the early eighteenth century and the industrial revolution to come. He pioneered the use of new navigational technology, measuring and recording endlessly, producing maps of unprecedented accuracy. He revolutionized the seaman's diet, all but eliminating scurvy. Always seeking the truth of geography Cook was also an exploder of myths, among them that of the great southern continent imagined by earlier geographers and scientists
Captain Bligh & Mr. Christian; the men and the mutiny by Richard Hough( Book )

35 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-creation of the most celebrated mutiny of all times, offering newly researched information and stating that the underlying cause was the result of a homosexual relationship between Bligh and Christian that had gone sour
The Potemkin mutiny by Richard Hough( Book )

81 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed as an important contribution both to history and to sea literature when first published in 1961, The Potemkin Mutiny gives a dramatic blow-by-blow account of the June 1905 mutiny on board the Russian battleship Potemkin. The revolt, immortalized in Sergei Eisenstein's famous motion picture, was considered by the Soviets a glorious moment in the people's fight against a tyrannical czarist government. Richard Hough chronicles events from the first rumblings of discontent to the closing scenes of the uprising that nearly brought about the Russian Revolution twelve years early. His balanced account depicts the protagonists not as symbols but as human beings reacting under powerful tensions
Winston and Clementine : the triumphs and tragedies of the Churchills by Richard Hough( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the relationship and lives of the former prime minister Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine
The Great War at sea, 1914-1918 by Richard Hough( Book )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War I ; Naval operations by Great Britain. Royal Navy
The longest battle : the war at sea, 1939-45 by Richard Hough( Book )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria and Albert by Richard Hough( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life of Queen Victoria and the passionate love she shared with the German Prince Albert."--Jacket
Dreadnought, a history of the modern battleship by Richard Hough( Book )

35 editions published between 1964 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of the H.M.S. Dreadnought and its role in the world in peacetime, its achievements in war, and the compromises in its design as new techniques and new weapons threatened its supremacy
Born royal : the lives and loves of the young Windsors by Richard Hough( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fleet that had to die by Richard Hough( Book )

37 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma by Richard Hough( Book )

22 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This portrait of Lady Mountbatten details her spirit, her appetite for extremes, and her incredible personal achievements in England, India, and elsewhere. Widely known for her beauty, wealth, and self-indulgent way of life, which reflected her generation, she was the object of widespread scrutiny and controversy. She married Prince Louis Mountbatten, a career naval officer who would one day be Admiral of the Fleet. During the war, she suddenly underwent a metamorphosis, identifying herself first with the Jews in Hitler's Germany and then with the casualties of World War II. The war gave Edwina's immense energy focus and satisfied her desire for work and action beginning with joining the St. John's Ambulance Brigade. Thereafter, with great dedication and courage, she became totally involved in providing relief for the suffering and homeless. Countless thousands of refugees, liberated prisoners, and wounded soldiers benefited from her concern. She was a much-decorated chief of numerous charities that she was working when she unexpectedly died in 1960
Advice to my grand-daughter : letters from Queen Victoria to Princess Victoria of Hesse by Victoria( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and German and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the world's motorcycles by Richard Hough( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated survey for the enthusiast
The blind Horn's hate by Richard Hough( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward and Alexandra : their private and public lives by Richard Hough( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Edward and Alexandra is the compellingly readable biography of the royal couple who became the symbol of the Edwardian Age. Behind his back he was often called Prince Hal, even 'Tum-Tum'. When he acceded to the throne his enduring mistress, Mrs. Alice Keppel, called him 'Kingy'. He was King Edward VII, the eldest son of Queen Victoria and her adored husband, Prince Albert. As heir to his mother's throne for almost sixty years, he was ripe for nicknames. Yet he was no fool. Frequently compared to Henry VIII because of his girth, he also possessed the Tudor king's political shrewdness, and his influence helped steer England away from Germany and onto the side of Russia and France during World War I. His behind-the-scenes maneuvering changed world history. She was Alexandra, the breath-takingly lovely daughter of a Danish prince and the sister of the Russian Tsarina. Desperately shy, Alix, as she was called, was considered an unlikely consort for the next king of England until she charmed his formidable mother. Her background was as full of warmth and family love as his was cold, formal, and unhappy. Theirs was a complex union. The marriage of the most powerful prince to the most beautiful princess in the world was like some matchless, living fairytale, and English society, for so long leaderless, gloried in their assumption of power. That was in 1863. It was not long before Bertie, while remaining fond of Alix all his life, was enjoying a series of mistresses. He also found himself in court, first in a divorce case and then in a gambling scandal. Never has an heir to the throne passed through so many phases of public disapproval and adulation, but for the agelessly beautiful Alix there was never anything but public love and admiration. On the death of Queen Victoria, in spite of widespread anxiety, the pair made the complete King and Queen. This is the story of the marriage of two people who were so different yet so colorfully interdependent that the part they played on the public stage for half a century was at once unique and unrepeatable. Edward and Alexandra recounts their public and private lives with fresh interpretation and new material that redefine their relationship with one another and with the great figures of their time."--Front and back flaps of cover
The great admirals by Richard Hough( Book )

10 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on Sir Francis Drake, Horatio Nelson, Heihachiro Togo, George Dewey, Alfred von Tirpitz, Erich Raeder, Isoroku Yamamoto, Chester W. Nimitz, Raymond Spruance, and William "Bull" Halsey, among others
Razor eyes by Richard Hough( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than forty years after the fact, a farmer details his experiences as a British pilot in World War II and the maturing effect they had on him
The last voyage of Captain James Cook by Richard Hough( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates in detail Captain Cook's third and last great voyage of discovery, delineating the paradoxical characters of the officers of the two ships, many exotic ports of call, and the series of mishaps, follies, and misunderstandings that led to Cook's murder
 
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Captain James Cook
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Captain James CookCaptain Bligh & Mr. Christian; the men and the mutinyThe Potemkin mutinyThe Great War at sea, 1914-1918The longest battle : the war at sea, 1939-45Victoria and AlbertDreadnought, a history of the modern battleshipThe fleet that had to die
Alternative Names

controlled identityCarter, Bruce, 1922-1999

controlled identityChurchill, Elizabeth, 1922-1999

controlled identityStrong, Pat, 1922-1999

Churchill, Elizabeth, 1922-1999

Hough, Dick 1922-1999

Hough, R.

Hough, Richard

Hough, Richard 1922-

Hough, Richard 1922-1999

Hough, Richard Alexander.

Hough, Richard Alexander, 1922-

Hough Richard Alexander 1922-1999

Richard Hough Brits historicus (1922-1999)

Richard Hough historiador británico

Richard Hough historien britannique

Strong, Pat, 1922-1999

Ричард Хью

ハウ, リチャード

ハフ, リチャード

理查德·霍夫

Languages
English (416)

French (30)

German (11)

Spanish (3)

Japanese (2)