WorldCat Identities

Douglas, Roy 1924-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 171 publications in 1 language and 7,634 library holdings
Genres: History  Caricatures and cartoons  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Other, Editor
Classifications: JN1129.L45, 324.2410609
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Most widely held works by Roy Douglas
Liberals a history of the Liberal and Liberal Democratic parties by Roy Douglas ( )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of one of the three great British political parties, the party of Gladstone, Asquith and Lloyd George, from its foundations in Victorian times to the present
In the year of Munich by Roy Douglas ( Book )
12 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of the Liberal Party, 1895-1970 by Roy Douglas ( Book )
12 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The World War, 1939-1943 [i.e. 1945] : the cartoonists' vision by Roy Douglas ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The advent of war, 1939-40 by Roy Douglas ( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From war to cold war, 1942-48 by Roy Douglas ( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New alliances, 1940-41 by Roy Douglas ( Book )
7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World crisis and British decline, 1929-56 by Roy Douglas ( Book )
11 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liquidation of empire : the decline of the British Empire by Roy Douglas ( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book examines the process largely from the official British point of view. How far was Britain compelled to abandon her Empire, and how far did she do so voluntarily? The thirty-year rule governing the release of British documents means that many new papers, which heretofore were not available to researchers, have been used in this work."--BOOK JACKET
Land, people & politics : a history of the land question in the United Kingdom, 1878-1952 by Roy Douglas ( Book )
10 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between the wars, 1919-1939 : the cartoonists' vision by Roy Douglas ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1939, a retrospect forty years after : proceedings of a conference held at the University of Surrey, 27 October 1979 ( Book )
9 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great nations still enchained : the cartoonists' vision of empire, 1848-1914 by Roy Douglas ( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The grandeur of the great imperial powers of the nineteenth century - Britain, France, Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary and even the burgeoning United States, was constantly subverted by the cartoonists of the day. As Roy Douglas reveals, cartoons are often more accurate guides to popular feelings than the newspapers in which they appeared. In this, his third look at history through the eyes of the cartoonist, Roy Douglas provides a clear historical narrative which explains the subtle meaning below the surface of the cartoons. Taken from the period leading to the First World War, these cartoon
Taxation in Britain since 1600 by Roy Douglas ( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plucking the goose to get the maximum number of feathers for the minimum number of squawks. This view of taxation is partly, but only partly, correct. The total volume of taxation is certainly related largely to what the taxpayer thinks is worth paying for, and how much he or she is prepared to pay. Both of these items have changed enormously over three and a half centuries, but there is a good deal more to it than that. The growth of taxation has not been regular throughout the period. For much of the time, taxation has been rising almost continuously; but for a large part of the nineteenth century the total volume of taxation extracted, as well as the tax burden on the individual citizen, actually declined. Patterns in taxation change may be discerned. In particular, wars have always resulted in taxation increases, and when the war is finished taxation never settles down to a level as low as it had been before the war began. This book seeks to understand and explain the reasons for these changing patterns, and should be of interest to the general reader, as well as the historian or economist
The Great War, 1914-1918 : the cartoonists' view by Roy Douglas ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ireland since 1690 : a concise history by Roy Douglas ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world war 1939-1945 : the cartoonists' vision by Roy Douglas ( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drawing conclusions : a cartoon history of Anglo-Irish relations, 1798-1998 by Roy Douglas ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From war to cold war, 1942-1948 by Roy Douglas ( Book )
5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great War, 1914-1918 : the cartoonists' vision by Roy Douglas ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The book tells the story of the main events of the war, drawing on contemporary cartoons from Britain, France, Germany, the United States, Russia and other countries. The cartoons are used primarily to illustrate events: to make them more vivid to the reader, but also to bring out aspects of those events which are easy to learn, but complex to comprehend. Why, for example, were people on both sides, of all stations and ranks, prepared to endure the privations and sufferings of the war?"--BOOK JACKET
 
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Alternative Names
Douglas, Roy Ian, 1924-
Languages
English (143)
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