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Marston, Elsa

Overview
Works: 39 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 7,019 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Short stories  Biography  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HQ1726.5, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elsa Marston
 
Most widely held works by Elsa Marston
Women in the Middle East : tradition and change by Ramsay M Harik( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the lives of women in the Middle East today including the traditions that shape these lives, the present day social and political realities, and changing expectations
The ancient Egyptians by Elsa Marston( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the customs, important events, religions, and famous people of ancient Egypt and includes a timeline of the Egyptian dynasties
Muhammad of Mecca : prophet of Islam by Elsa Marston( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of the prophet Muhammed from his birth in Mecca, through his preaching and the establishment of Islam, to his continuing legacy to the world
The Byzantine Empire by Elsa Marston( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history, society, culture, and lasting influences of the Byzantine Empire, which grew from the decaying Roman empire and ruled from Constantinople from the fourth to the end of the fifteenth century
Santa Claus in Baghdad and other stories about teens in the Arab world by Elsa Marston( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eight short stories recounting the experiences of Arab teens living in Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt, the West Bank, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Palestinian refugee camps
Figs and fate : stories about growing up in the Arab world today by Elsa Marston( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five stories portraying Arab life in Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, and Iraq today
The Phoenicians by Elsa Marston( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history, culture, religion and social conditions of the ancient Phoenicians
Lebanon : new light in an ancient land by Elsa Marston( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lebanese in America by Elsa Marston( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of Lebanese immigration to the United States with a discussion of the contributions made by Lebanese to various areas of American life
Mysteries in American archeology by Elsa Marston( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the United States' most interesting archeological sites, such as Mystery Hill in New Hampshire, Mesa Verde in Colorado, and Serpent Mound in southwestern Ohio, and discusses the mysteries they present us
The ugly goddess by Elsa Marston( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Princess Meret is unhappy with her future as consort of the Egyptian god Amun, especially after meeting Hector, a handsome Greek soldier, but when she is kidnapped, it is up to Hector and a young servant boy to help rescue her with the aid of the goddess Taweret
The politics of education in colonial Algeria and Kenya by Elsa Marston( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The olive tree by Elsa Marston( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sameer's neighbors left when war came to Lebanon, but now they have returned and instead of finding a friend to play with, Sameer meets an unfriendly girl, Muna, who confronts him about taking olives that fall from her family's tree to his side of the wall
The fox maiden by Elsa Marston( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young fox who uses magic to change herself into human form learns that being true to herself is the best way to live
The cliffs of Cairo by Elsa Marston( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buying an ancient icon from a street merchant in Cairo opens a Pandora's box of intrigue and peril for a teenage girl at odds with her family
A griffin in the garden by Elsa Marston( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregory's attempt to turn his back yard into a rock garden is thwarted by a griffin that arrives one stormy night and does not want to leave
Cynthia and the runaway gazebo by Elsa Marston( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though unpracticed as a hostess, Cynthia assumes the necessary authority when the gazebo in which she and other children are sheltering floats off its foundation during a storm and ends up as part of a pirate's booty
Some artists : their lives, loves, and luck by Elsa Marston( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art in your home town by Elsa Marston( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The compassionate warrior : Abd el-Kader of Algeria by Elsa Marston( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant military strategist, superb horseman, Arab statesman, and philosopher, Abd el-Kader was widely praised for his commitment to the safety of innocent people during his armed resistance to the French conquest of Algeria
 
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The ancient Egyptians
Alternative Names
Elsa Marston Amerikaans kinderboekenschrijfster

Harik, Elsa

Harik, Elsa M.

Harik, Elsa M. (Elsa Marston)

Languages
English (47)

Covers
The ancient EgyptiansMuhammad of Mecca : prophet of IslamThe Byzantine EmpireSanta Claus in Baghdad and other stories about teens in the Arab worldFigs and fate : stories about growing up in the Arab world todayThe PhoeniciansLebanon : new light in an ancient landThe ugly goddess