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Stone, Norman 1941-2019

Overview
Works: 136 works in 574 publications in 9 languages and 13,106 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Maps  War fiction  Atlases  Historical fiction  War stories  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Director, Editor, Consultant, Author of introduction, Speaker, Other, Creator, tra, Translator
Classifications: PT2635.E68, 833.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Norman Stone
Europe transformed, 1878-1919 by Norman Stone( Book )

63 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is a fascinating introduction to the complex era from 1878 to the end of World War. The forty years before 1914 were a period of extraordinary peace and prosperity, but this world came to a dramatic end with the start of the First World War. Stone explores the political history of the period running up to the war, setting events in the context of social, economic and cultural changes."
World War One by Norman Stone( Book )

41 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War One began on horseback, with generals employing bayonet charges to gain ground, and ended with attacks resembling the Nazi blitzkriegs. The scale of devastation was unlike anything the world had seen before: Fourteen million combatants died, a further twenty million were wounded, and four empires were destroyed. Even the victors' empires were fatally damaged. An overwhelming disaster from which the world is still recovering, World War One can seem baffling in its complexity. But now Norman Stone has composed a succinct history of the conflict --From publisher description
The Atlantic and its enemies : a personal history of the Cold War by Norman Stone( )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the abundance of Communist military and cultural successes during the Cold War and the sudden triumph of the British and American financial systems and ideology
The eastern front, 1914-1917 by Norman Stone( Book )

44 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battles fought on the Eastern Front were decisive to the course of the First World War. As Well as reconstructing these events, Norman Stone explores the factors that influenced their outcome and draws some unexpected conclusions. Dispelling the popular myth of an economically crippled Russia, he argues that the country was, in fact, going through a period of unprecedented economic growth. Tsarist Russia's weakness lay in its outdated administration, which resulted in war shortages and an inefficient army. In a fascinating reinterpretation of the connection between the war and the revolution that followed, he shows that although military events had almost ceased by the end of 1916, Russia was still in turmoil, undergoing a period of modernization that opened the way to revolution
World War Two : a short history by Norman Stone( Book )

38 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stone--one of the greatest living historians of the 20th century--provides an unprecedentedly concise, utterly authoritative account of the deadliest war of human history. Over 60 million people perished in World War Two, and the story of how the conflict roared to life from the ashes of the Great War is shocking, tragic, and also completely preventable in hindsight
Hitler by Norman Stone( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Times atlas of world history by Times Books (Firm)( )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and German and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 600 maps and illustrations present a visual narrative of world history from the earliest times to the present day. Includes narrative, glossary, and an index
The other Russia by Michael Glenny( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this book is to illustrate what life was like for Russian emigrants in different times and places, including, where possible, their memories of Russia before 1917 or in the Soviet Union afterwards. The oral histories presented are divided into three time periods. The first deals with 1900-1921, the end of the Old Order. Some of the experiences told recount the events surrounding the Revolution, while others deal with escape, flight and exile. The second part of the book focuses on refugees between 1922 and 1947. Among the communities mentioned is Harbin, a city in Manchuria which had become Russian when the Tsarist Government built the Trans-Siberian railway in the 1890s. Attention is also given to the movement to go back and of the situation of the émigrés during the Second World War. The third part of the book concerns the Soviet Experience and Beyond, 1946-1986. Stories in this section tell of life under Stalin, hunger, escape and defection, and of the struggle of artists and intellectuals within the Soviet Union during this period
Czechoslovakia : crossroads and crises, 1918-88 by Norman Stone( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays are devoted to the four "eights" in Czech history: 1918, when the Republic was founded; 1938, when its western parts were handed over to Hitler; 1948, when the Communists took power; and 1968, when an effort to create "socialism with a human face" was crushed by Soviet tanks
The Russian chronicles : a thousand years that changed the world: from the beginnings of the Land of Rus to the new revolution of Glasnost today( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the beginnings of the land of Rus to the October revolution
The Makers of English history by Asa Briggs( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turkey : a short history by Norman Stone( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For six hundred years Turkey was at the heart of the Ottoman Empire, a superpower that brought Islam to the gates of Vienna and stretched to North Africa, the Persian Gulf and the river Volga. Stone examines the reasons for the astonishing rise and the long decline of this world empire and how for its last hundred years it became the centre of the Eastern Question, as the Great Powers argued over a regime in its death throes. Then, as now, the position of Turkey--a country balanced between two continents--provoked passionate debate. Norman Stone concludes the book with a trenchant examination of the Turkish republic created in the aftermath of the First World War, where East and West, religion and secularism, tradition and modernization are vibrant and sometimes conflicting elements of national identity.--
Catherine Cookson's the black velvet gown by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother and daughter defy English society of the 1840s and seek to overcome commonly held prejudices
Ain't misbehavin' by Fats Waller( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Trapp and heroic ex-RAF pilot Eddie Wallis have very little in common except for their mutual dislike for one another and playing in the same big band orchestra. Their skirmishes with vicious gangsters and exploding bombs compel them to join forces
World war two : [a short history] by Norman Stone( Recording )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stone- provides a concise, authoritative account of the deadliest war of human history. Over 60 million people perished in World War Two, and the story of how the conflict roared to life from the ashes of the Great War is shocking, tragic, and also completely preventable in hindsight
A short history by Norman Stone( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The First World War was the overwhelming disaster from which everything else in the twentieth century stemmed. Fourteen million combatants died, a further twenty million were wounded, four empires were destroyed and even the victors' empires were fatally damaged. This book presents the short history of the conflict
All quiet on the Western front by Erich Maria Remarque( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I: a hardcover edition of the classic tale of a young German soldier's harrowing experiences in the trenches, widely acclaimed as the greatest war novel of all time. When twenty-year-old Paul Baumer and his classmates enlist in the German army during World War I, they are full of youthful enthusiam. But the world of duty, culture, and progress they had been taught to believe in shatters under the first brutal bombardment in the trenches. Through the ensuing years of horror, Paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principle of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms against one another. Erich Maria Remarque's classic novel not only portrays in vivid detail the combatants' physical and mental trauma, but dramatizes as well the tragic detachment from civilian life felt by many upon returning home. Remarque's stated intention--"to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped shells, were destroyed by the war"--remains as powerful and relevant as ever, a century after that conflict's end"--
The Times atlas of world history by Geoffrey Barraclough( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple The Mirror cracked from side to side by Agatha Christie( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is great excitement in St. Mary Mead: American movie star Marina Gregg is in town with her husband to shoot a new picture. At her new home, Gossington Hall, Marina hosts an annual fete and invites the entire village. It is there that Heather Badcok inadvertently drinks a poison cocktail intended for Marina. Then a second killing occurs. Miss Marple soon uncovers deadly jealousies among the cast and crew that puts her hot on the trail of the killer
Hungary : a short history by Norman Stone( Book )

7 editions published between 2018 and 2020 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The victors of the First World War created Hungary from the ruins of the Austro-Hungarian empire, but, in the centuries before, many called for its creation. Norman Stone traces the country's roots from the traditional representative councils of land-owning nobles to the Magyar nationalists of the nineteenth century and the first wars of independence. Hungary's history since 1918 has not been a happy one. Economic collapse and hyperinflation in the post-war years led to fascist dictatorships and then Nazi occupation. Optimism at the end of the Second World War ended when the Iron Curtain descended, and Soviet tanks crushed the last hopes for independence in 1956 along with the peaceful protests in Budapest. Even after the fall of the Berlin Wall, consistent economic growth has remained elusive. This is an extraordinary history - unique yet also representative of both the post-Soviet bloc and of nations forged from the fall of empires."--
 
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World War One A short history
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World War OneThe Atlantic and its enemies : a personal history of the Cold WarThe eastern front, 1914-1917HitlerThe Russian chronicles : a thousand years that changed the world: from the beginnings of the Land of Rus to the new revolution of Glasnost todayTurkey : a short historyCatherine Cookson's the black velvet gownA short history
Alternative Names
Norman Stone Author, educator, historian

Norman Stone britischer Historiker

Norman Stone Brits historicus

Stone Norman

Stone, Norman, 1941-

Стоун, Норман

נורמן סטון

نورمان ستون كاتب ومؤرِّخ وأستاذ جامعي اسكتلندي

諾曼·斯通

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