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Ascherson, Neal

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Most widely held works by Neal Ascherson
The Polish August : the self-limiting revolution by Neal Ascherson( Book )

37 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
Black Sea by Neal Ascherson( Book )

78 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author demonstrates, through the history of the Black Sea area and the disputed regions of Russia, Turkey, Romania, Greece, and Caucasus, that "the meanings of 'community, ' 'nationhood, ' and 'cultural independence' are both fierce and disturbingly uncertain."
The world at war( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container
The struggles for Poland by Neal Ascherson( Book )

26 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mit vielen Dokumentarfotos versehener Abriss zur polnischen Geschichte; Schwerpunkt: 20. Jahrhundert
The King incorporated : Leopold II in the age of trusts by Neal Ascherson( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leopold 2d and his use of economic power to extend his royal authority
The book of Lech Wałęsa by Allen Lane( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nazi legacy : Klaus Barbie and the international fascist connection by Magnus Linklater( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de activiteiten van oud-Nazi's en neo-Nazi's in Latijns-Amerika, met bijzondere aandacht voor de oorlogsmisdadiger Klaus Barbie (1913- )
Stone voices : the search for Scotland by Neal Ascherson( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with a breathtaking portrait of the country's landscape, and of the way humanity has indelibly marked even its rockiest contours, Ascherson takes us on a journey through Scotland's past, interweaving his historical accounts with a rollicking report on a back-country bus expedition he joined during the 1997 referendum campaign that led to Scotland's first modern Parliament"--Jacket
The periodic table by Primo Levi( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primo Levi's memoir of his Jewish family, life as a Jew, and being a chemist
The Fourth Reich : Klaus Barbie and the neo-Fascist connection by Magnus Linklater( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin : a century of change = Die Gesichter des Jahrhunderts( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through images, many of which have not been published before, this book tells the story of Berlin in the 20th century. It documents the changes in the city from the viewpoint of the activities of its citizens: at work, leisure, protest and politics
Games with shadows by Neal Ascherson( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New Germany : 1933-1939( Visual )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party during the German economic crisis. Concludes with the threatened invasion of Poland by the new Germany
Inside the Reich : Germany, 1940-1944( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1940 the German forces are the conquerors of Western Europe. At home, the feeling is that the war is over. German cities are untouched and there is thankfulness that the courage of the First World War has not been repeated. There are no plans for a long struggle and the Nazi Regime ensures that most peacetime goods are still in the shops to support an increase in population. Uses documenary footage, photographs, and reminiscences of individuals involved
The King incorporated : Leopold the Second and the Congo by Neal Ascherson( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leopold 2d and his use of economic power to extend his royal authority
In the land of Nod by Hubert Butler( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Land of Nod is the fourth and final volume of Hubert Butler's essays and crowns a remarkable literary odyssey. As Neal Ascherson writes: 'When the first collection appeared in 1985 he was already an old man/ His fame began to spread across his native Ireland and then across the world. By the time of his death in 1991 readers throughout Europe and America were asking in amazement why he had not been part of their common culture before.' This final offering contains some of Butler's most characteristic and revealing work. Its subjets are, variously, literature, language and religion
The French Revolution : extracts from the Times, 1789-1794 by Neal Ascherson( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Times" reports the French Revolution : extracts from "The Times", 1789-1794( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Emperor : downfall of an autocrat by Ryszard Kapuściński( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of the power of Ethiopian emperor Hailie Selassie, as he created informants, rivalries, and his image as sole benefactor. Describes the strengths and flaws of autocracy. A firsthand account of how he governed his country and why he fell from power in 1974
 
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The world at war
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Neal Ascherson giornalista e saggista scozzese

Neal Ascherson journalist uit Schotland

Neal Ascherson schottischer Journalist und Schriftsteller

Нил Ашерсон

אשרסון, ניל

ニール・アシャーソン

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The world at warStone voices : the search for ScotlandThe periodic tableBerlin : a century of change = Die Gesichter des JahrhundertsGames with shadowsThe King incorporated : Leopold the Second and the CongoThe Emperor : downfall of an autocrat