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Stewart, Desmond 1924-1981

Overview
Works: 73 works in 524 publications in 9 languages and 16,932 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Guidebooks  Fiction  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Composer
Classifications: D199.3, 915.6
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Most widely held works about Desmond Stewart
 
Most widely held works by Desmond Stewart
Early Islam by Desmond Stewart( Book )

129 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 3,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the history, people, scientific and artistic achievements, religion, politics and culture of early Islam
The pyramids and sphinx by Desmond Stewart( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and Italian and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Pyramids and the Sphinx profusely illustrated in color and black and white with literary excerpts about them
The Arab world by Desmond Stewart( Book )

35 editions published between 1962 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arab world, now gaining in political and economic considerations place them at the center of world attention. Knowledge is necessary for this extraordinary land
The Alhambra by Desmond Stewart( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alhambra is the last and finest Muslim monument in Spain. Includes a lively history of the monument, illustrations in color and black and white and a selection of literary excerpts about the monument
Turkey by Desmond Stewart( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author has made a valuable contribution to the understanding of modern Turkey by his deep insight into Turkey's rich past and its challenging present
T.E. Lawrence by Desmond Stewart( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noted authority on the Middle East exposes myths and clears up ambiguities concerning the man known as Lawrence of Arabia and shares startling revelations about his last years
Mecca by Desmond Stewart( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Mecca profusely illustrated in color and black and white with literary excerpts about it
Theodor Herzl by Desmond Stewart( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Middle East: temple of Janus by Desmond Stewart( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cairo; 5500 years by Desmond Stewart( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Cairo: mother of the world by Desmond Stewart( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foreigner : a search for the first-century Jesus by Desmond Stewart( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cairo by Desmond Stewart( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Egypt by Desmond Stewart( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptian earth by ʻAbd al-Raḥmān Sharqāwī( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old boy returns from his school in Cairo to find his village torn by feud and fear. A corrupt official has ordered the peasants to irrigate their fields in five days, instead of the customary ten - a demand that threatens to disrupt the whole life of the village. A schoolmaster, Sheikh Hassouna, urges the villagers to rebel. But it takes many attempts, some disastrous, others comical and touching, before they join forces against their oppressors
The vampire of Mons by Desmond Stewart( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of an English prep school on the brink of WW2. Clive Swinburne is quite common in everything; by coincidence, he arrives at Malthus, a prep school on the southern coast of England, with two other boys, both of whom are far more accomplished and popular than he. The three immediately meet the new Eastern European music teacher, Dr. Vitaly, and from the outset there's a battle for the friendship of the other two new students between their peer and the music teacher. Over time, Clive, swayed by Vitaly's origins and under the influence of World War II-bred xenophobia, becomes convinced that Vitaly is a vampire, and starts to see the test of wills as a crusade to save the lives of his friends
The man who lost his shadow : a novel in four books by Fatḥī Ghānim( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om en ung mand der trodser sin samvittighed og svigter sine venstreorienterede venner for at avancere
New Babylon, a portrait of Iraq by Desmond Stewart( Book )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphan with a hoop: the life of Emile Bustani by Desmond Stewart( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turmoil in Beirut; a personal account by Desmond Stewart( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Great Cairo: mother of the world
Alternative Names
Steward, Desmond 1924-1981

Stewart, Desmond

Stewart, Desmond Stirling.

Stewart, Desmond Stirling 1924-

Stewart, Desmond Stirling 1924-1981

Stīwārt, Dīzmūnd 1924-1981

Stiyuwārt, Dīzmūnd 1924-1981

ديزموند ستيوارت، 1924-1981

ستيوارت، ديزموند

ستيوارت ديزموند 1924-1981

スチュアート, D

Languages
English (264)

Spanish (41)

German (38)

French (26)

Italian (9)

Arabic (4)

Dutch (4)

Chinese (2)

Turkish (1)

Covers
Egyptian earth