WorldCat Identities

Unstead, R. J.

Overview
Works: 268 works in 885 publications in 4 languages and 16,448 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Military history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
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Most widely held works by R. J Unstead
See inside a castle by R. J Unstead( Book )

24 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the purpose, design, construction, and defense of medieval castles and describes the life of the inhabitants
See inside an Egyptian town by R. J Unstead( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a close look at the buildings and activities in an Egyptian town begun in 1375 B.C. to honor the god Aten
The thirties; an illustrated history in colour 1930-1939 by R. J Unstead( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of the decade characterized by the Depression, fear of war, and the "New Deal."
The twenties; an illustrated history in colour, 1919-1929 by R. J Unstead( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the history of the world from 1919 to 1929
The 1940s by Tim Wood( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and pictures highlight the main events of the 1940s
World War One: an illustrated history in colour, 1914-1918 by Robert J Hoare( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the causes, events and results of World War One from a wide range of interest. Includes a reference section with maps, a time chart, who's who, wartime songs and poems and a project section
Looking at ancient history by R. J Unstead( Book )

19 editions published between 1959 and 2000 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome. Grades 6-8
Turn of the century : an illustrated history in colour, 1899-1913 by Robert J Hoare( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief text and numerous illustrations describe major events, personalities, and ways of life in various parts of the world from 1899 to 1913
See inside an ancient Greek town by Jonathan Rutland( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the agora, temple, gymnasium, stadium, theater, and homes of a Greek city state and the government, defense, gods, and daily life of the people
Freedom & revolution : a pictorial history, 1763-1815 by R. J Unstead( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Dutch and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerous illustrations and brief text describe the major events and trends in Great Britain, France, America, and other countries from 1763 to 1815, and examine the effect of these events on British history and way of life
Emerging empire: a pictorial history 1689-1763 by R. J Unstead( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial survey of the history and civilization of Great Britain during the years of the greatest expansion of her empire
Looking at history: Britain from cavemen to the present day by R. J Unstead( Book )

24 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyday lives of the people of England from the time they lived in caves until the present. Grades 5-8
Kings, barons & serfs : a pictorial history, 1086-1300 by R. J Unstead( Book )

11 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of Britain from the eleventh to the fourteenth century, with emphasis on the lives and relationships of the ruling class and the serfs and on the emergence of a new, third class-craftsmen, lawyers, doctors, and tradesmen
Struggle for power : a pictorial history, 1485-1689 by R. J Unstead( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial survey of the history of Great Britain and English-speaking North America during the reigns of the Tudors and the Stuarts
See inside an oil rig and tanker by Jonathan Rutland( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe the physical layout, operations, and personnel of a drilling platform or oil rig, production platform, and oil tanker
Incredible century : a pictorial history, 1901-1970 by R. J Unstead( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our century had been, in every sense, incredible. When it began, Britain ruled a world-wide empire and the United States played a little part in international affairs. No man had flown in a powered aircraft or listened to a radio; few haad ridden in a motor car or seen a moving picture. Medical skill was so rudimentary that the removal of an appendix was a very dangerous undertaking. The vast majority of people were poor, insecure and dominated by the ruling classes
See inside an ancient Chinese town by Penelope Hughes-Stanton( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on life in Loyang which became the new capital of the Han empire of China in 25 A.D
Years of the sword : a pictorial history, 1300-1485 by R. J Unstead( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries lived in a toime dominated by war and destruction. During this period, the English fought the French in the Hundred Years War, as well as each other in the War of the Roses. Almost a third of them were wiped out by the Black Death
Age of machines : a pictorial history, 1815-1901 by R. J Unstead( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history, main events and movements, and leading personalities of the nineteenth century, emphasizing the impact of technological advances and industrialization
How they lived in cities long ago by R. J Unstead( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the buildings, layout, and everyday living conditions of seven ancient cities located in present-day India, Egypt, Iraq, Turkey, China, Italy, and Mexico
 
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See inside a castle
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The 1940s
Alternative Names
R. J. Unstead British historian

R. J. Unstead historiador brit√°nico

Unstead, R.J.

Unstead, R. J. 1915-1988

Unstead, Robert John

Unstead, Robert John 1915-

Unstead, Robert John 1915-1988

Languages
English (173)

German (3)

Dutch (2)

Spanish (1)