WorldCat Identities

Hall, Richard 1925-1997

Overview
Works: 28 works in 161 publications in 6 languages and 5,402 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: DT351.S9, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Hall
Stanley : an adventurer explored by Richard Hall( Book )
13 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the famous explorer, drawing on his family archives and diaries of his companions to discover the man behind the legend
Lovers on the Nile : the incredible African journeys of Sam and Florence Baker by Richard Hall( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zambia by Richard Hall( Book )
31 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The high price of principles; Kaunda and the white South by Richard Hall( Book )
26 editions published between 1959 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Empires of the monsoon : a history of the Indian Ocean and its invaders by Richard Hall( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Until Vasco da Gama discovered the sea-route to the East in 1497-9 almost nothing was known in the West of the exotic cultures and wealth of the Indian Ocean and its peoples: a 16-million-square-mile sea, bordered by civilizations more ancient than those of Greece and Rome, fed by the Indus, Euphrates and many of the world's greatest rivers. For almost a thousand years after the fall of the Roman empire, the western littoral of the Indian Ocean was as much an entity as the Mediterranean, surpassing it in wealth and power. The arts and scholarship flourished in cities to which merchants travelled from all corners of the East to trade in gold, ambergris, leopard skins, ivory and slaves." "It is this civilization, and its destruction at the hands of the West, that Richard Hall, one of Britain's finest popular historians and writers on travel and exploration, recreates in this sparkling book. Empires of the Monsoon combines historical analysis with an exciting narrative to show how, from the sixteenth century onwards, the European presence changed the life of the Indian Ocean irrevocably. Then, with the insight derived from his many years in Africa, Hall charts the liberation of Africa south of the equator since the mid-nineteenth century - first from isolation, and then from a colonialism which, although short-lived, seemed at one point to have forged unbreakable bonds between Africa and Europe."--Jacket
Zambia 1890-1964 : the Colonial period by Richard Hall( Book )
9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great Uhuru Railway : China's showpiece in Africa by Richard Hall( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discovery of Africa by Richard Hall( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1982 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of Africa from the pre-Christian era to the present day
Kaunda, founder of Zambia by Richard Hall( Book )
18 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explorers in Africa by Richard Hall( Book )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in Undetermined and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Museum of Discovery
My life with Tiny : a biography of Tiny Rowland by Richard Hall( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
South-West Africa (Namibia): proposals for action ( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Africa analysis ( )
in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A fortnightly bulletin on financial and political trends."
Decouverte de l'Afrique by Richard Hall( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American feud ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liberalism and conservatism 101 for citizens fed up with the status quo
Exploradores en Africa by Richard Hall( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La scoperta dell'Africa by Richard Hall( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Empire of the Monsoon by Richard Hall( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imbarāṭūrīyāt al-riyāḥ al-mawsimīyah by Richard Hall( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The press in Zambia : the development, role, and control of national newspapers in Zambia, 1906-1983 by Francis Peter Kasoma( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hall, Dick 1925-1997
Hall, Richard.
Hall, Richard 1925-
Hall, Richard 1925-1997
Hall, Richard S. 1925-
Hall Richard Seymour
Hall, Richard Seymour 1925-
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Languages
English (130)
Spanish (5)
German (3)
French (3)
Italian (1)
Arabic (1)
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