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Craig, Gordon Alexander 1913-2005

Overview
Works: 288 works in 1,450 publications in 6 languages and 33,598 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Military history  Essays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Creator, Contributor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: DD220, 943.08
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Germany, 1866-1945 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

133 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

101 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a social history of Germany in the post-World War II years
Makers of modern strategy : from Machiavelli to the nuclear age by Peter Paret( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,954 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
The politics of the Prussian Army 1640-1945 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

70 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and German and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,803 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."--Jacket
The end of Prussia by Gordon Alexander Craig( )

45 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and German and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prussia (German); Latin: Borussia, Prutenia; Latvian: Pr?
Force and statecraft : diplomatic problems of our time by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

36 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,732 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
Theodor Fontane : literature and history in the Bismarck Reich by Gordon Alexander Craig( )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,589 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 )

39 editions published between 1958 and 1979 in English and German and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FROST (Copy 1): From the John Holmes Library collection
Europe since 1815 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

84 editions published between 1961 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Makers of modern strategy : military thought from Machiavelli to Hitler by Edward Mead Earle( Book )

53 editions published between 1941 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 1,297 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, 1939-1979 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

15 editions published between 1943 and 2019 in English and held by 1,096 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 politics 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, Kruschchev'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 and detente and back again is given a global perspective by careful treatment of the diplomacy of new nations like India, Communist China, and Israel, and 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 Monnnet, 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. Originally published in 1994. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
The diplomats, 1919-1939 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

30 editions published between 1953 and 1994 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors examine the diplomatic history of the European powers in the era between World War I and World War II
War, politics, and diplomacy : selected essays by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

17 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 796 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.Nicolas Bouvier offers a quick-paced history of Geneva--the city John Calvin had envisioned as a radiating center of godliness, international in its scope and legal in its methods--the home of the Red Cross and the League of Nations and, since 1945, the location of numerous disarmament and diplomatic conferences. Gordon Craig examines Zurich, the city of the militant religious reformer Huldrych Zwingli, whose centralizing political zeal was harnessed by subsequent generations of Zurichers to lead Switzerland in its modernization. Today's economically powerful Zurich is analyzed in terms of its liberal past as a refuge for political activists and artists, and in terms of its current generational divisions on moral and cultural questions. Finally, Lionel Gossman explores the conciliatory Basel of Erasmus, showing how vigorous independence, resourcefulness, and remembrance of its humanist traditions shaped the city's culture and economy. Tying together important themes in the histories of these cities, Carl Schorske focuses his introduction on how Switzerland has capitalized on their cultural differences and refined the art of political negotiation to serve a wide range of civic interests.Originally published in 1994.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
World War I : a turning point in modern history : essays on the significance of the war by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1964 and 2003 in English and German and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Diplomats, 1919-1939 by Gordon Alexander Craig( Book )

37 editions published between 1953 and 1977 in 5 languages and held by 613 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 606 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 527 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 GermansMakers of modern strategy : from Machiavelli to the nuclear ageThe politics of the Prussian Army 1640-1945The politics of the unpolitical : German writers and the problem of power, 1770-1871The end of PrussiaForce and statecraft : diplomatic problems of our timeTheodor Fontane : literature and history in the Bismarck ReichThe Diplomats, 1939-1979
Alternative Names
Craig G.A.

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-

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

Gordon A. Craig historiador estadounidense

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

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Kraigas G.A.

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

高登·亞歷山大·戈蘭

Languages
English (606)

German (167)

Chinese (3)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)