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Woodruff, William

Overview
Works: 74 works in 365 publications in 7 languages and 6,579 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  War stories 
Roles: Author, Printer
Classifications: HC51, 382.094
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Impact of western man: a study of Europe's role in the world economy, 1750-1960 by William Woodruff( Book )

32 editions published between 1966 and 1982 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becuse I believe that European economic history since the eighteenth century can only be understood in a world context, I have tried to show in this book how the world has been affected by Europe's expansion during the past two hundred years. I have placed emphasis upon the external aspect of European history because ours is a world moulded these past two centuries by the white man's hands
A concise history of the modern world : 1500 to the present : a guide to world affairs by William Woodruff( Book )

58 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book investigates the major changes in world history and world economy during the past five hundred years. Its underlying theme is the struggle for power. Until the Rise of the West, and its incomparable impact on every branch of human activity, the center of the world lay in Asia. By the nineteenth century world power was firmly in the hands of the West. America's later rise to world status was prompted by the two world wars. With the other western powers in retreat, the United States is now blamed for all the excesses of western colonialism. It has become the prime target of internatio
Vessel of sadness by William Woodruff( Book )

35 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Vessel of Sadness' is a terrifying true-life novel about the 1944 Anzio landings
America's impact on the world : a study of the role of the United States in the world economy, 1750-1970 by William Woodruff( Book )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggle for world power 1500-1980 by William Woodruff( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadows of glory by William Woodruff( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Shadows of Glory' follows the fortunes of an Oxford University rowing eight in the period leading up to and during World War Two. The Arnold College crew are a mixed bunch, united only by the love of their sport and a sense that theirs is a generation that may have to fight for king and country
The rise of the British rubber industry during the nineteenth century by William Woodruff( Book )

14 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Suez Canal and the Australian economy by William Woodruff( Book )

8 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadows of glory by William Woodruff( Recording )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnold College, Oxford. When Sir George Kemp returns to his old university to celebrate the launch of a new barge, he can't help noticing a photograph on the wall: the 1939 rowing team, of whom George had been the cox. Sixty years earlier had been a heady intoxicating time for George and the crew. But with conflict inevitable, the nine friends find the dreaming spires giving way to the nightmare of modern war
Vessel of sadness by William Woodruff( Recording )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, distilled from the experiences and observations of the author, who served in Italy in the British infantry, is the story of those who fought and died at Anzio
The emergence of an international economy, 1700-1914 by William Woodruff( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and Japanese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to Nab End : an extraordinary Northern chil dhood by William Woodruff( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Woodruff had the sort of childhood satirised in the famous Monty Python Yorkshireman sketch. The son of a weaver, he was born on a pallet of straw at the back of the mill and two days later his mother was back at work. This autobiography reveals his tough childhood in 1920s' Blackburn
Paradise galore by William Woodruff( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wing-shooting by William Woodruff( Book )

8 editions published between 1881 and 1984 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to Nab End : [an extraordinary Northern childhood] by William Woodruff( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his birth in the carding-room of a cotton mill until he ran away to London, William Woodruff lived in extreme poverty in the heart of Blackburn's weaving community. 'The Road to Nab End' is the wonderful telling of these childhood years. It is an autobiography brimming with anecodote and, above all, a story of human triumph against the odds
Technology and the changing trade patterns of the United States by William Woodruff( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nab End and beyond : the road to Nab End and Beyond Nab End by William Woodruff( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This omnibus edition comprises the bestselling 'The Road to Nab End' and 'Beyond Nab End', William Woodruff's two volumes of autobiography, detailing his Yorkshire childhood and journey to Oxford University and beyond
The road to Nab End : a Lancashire childhood by William Woodruff( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Road to Nab End vividly describes his upbringing and his family's fight to survive the Lancashire cotton industry's initial downturn in 1920, through its decline in the 1920s, and the community's slide into the Great Depression that followed. Woodruff contributed to his family's income, initially as a newspaper delivery boy before and after school. He entered the workforce as a "grocer's lad" (shop assistant) at the age of 14, and after several enforced changes of job decided to leave Lancashire for a promise of a job in London at the age of 16
The impact of technology on western culture by William Woodruff( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reise zum Paradies : "Paradise galore" by William Woodruff( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A concise history of the modern world : 1500 to the present : a guide to world affairs
Alternative Names
William Woodruff Brits historicus (1916-2008)

William Woodruff Professor, historian, writer

Woodruff, W.

Woodruff, W. (William)

ウィリアム・ウッドラフ

ウッドラフ, ウィリアム

ウドラフ, ウィリアム

Languages
English (279)

Japanese (15)

German (5)

Dutch (3)

Vietnamese (2)

Urdu (1)

Polish (1)

Covers
Vessel of sadnessThe struggle for world power 1500-1980Shadows of gloryThe road to Nab End : an extraordinary Northern chil dhoodNab End and beyond : the road to Nab End and Beyond Nab EndThe road to Nab End : a Lancashire childhoodThe road to Nab End : a Lancashire childhood