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Miall, Bernard 1876-1953

Works: 259 works in 1,214 publications in 3 languages and 23,883 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Popular works  Pictorial works  Conversation and phrase books 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: D121, 940.1
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Most widely held works about Bernard Miall
Most widely held works by Bernard Miall
Musical instruments : their history in western culture from the stone age to the present by Karl Geiringer( Book )

33 editions published between 1943 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Revolution : a political history, 1789-1804 by F.-A Aulard( Book )

25 editions published between 1910 and 1979 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mohammed and Charlemagne by Henri Pirenne( Book )

23 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posthumt arbejde af den belgiske videnskabsmand H. Pirenne 1939 (her i 2. engelske udgave 1954) giver ifølge "The Spectator" en "ny og afgørende forklaring på Europas udvikling fra Konstantin den Store ca. 300 til Karl den Store 800 - Folkevandringernes invasioner ødelagde ikke den gamle Verdens enhed og Romerrigets kultur og det var Islams opkomst der var årsagen til bruddet med den antikke tradition - udviklingens klimax var da Karl den Store gav Vesten et nyt Romerrige 800 - beviset på at Vesten havde brudt med det gamle Romerrige i Byzans."
A history of Europe from the invasions to the XVI century by Henri Pirenne( Book )

25 editions published between 1936 and 1961 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1939, this is a reissue of Henri Pirenne's extremely popular and influential history of Europe in the Middle Ages. It begins with the Barbarian and Musulman invasions in the fifth century AD, which signalled the end of the Roman world in the West, and ends in the middle of the sixteenth century with the Renaissance and the Reformation. Universally praised for its detailed and impartial approach, this reissue will be very welcome news to both students of medieval history and to the general reader seeking a definitive review of the period
A musical tour through the land of the past by Romain Rolland( Book )

11 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabre's book of insects, retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs entomologiques" by Jean-Henri Fabre( Book )

42 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great French entomologist's charming essays on insect life combine scientific rigor with the style of a literary classic. Beautifully written passages reveal the intricate, fascinating worlds of the beetle, cicada, praying mantis, glow-worm, wasp, grub, cricket, locust, and other creatures as they hunt, build nests, feed families, and more. Rare volume will delight any naturalist
Sister Beatrice and Ardiane & Barbe Bleue, two plays by Maurice Maeterlinck( Book )

32 editions published between 1901 and 1926 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychology of revolution by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

25 editions published between 1913 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The present age is not merely an epoch of discovery; it is also a period of revision of the various elements of knowledge. Having recognised that there are no phenomena of which the first cause is still accessible, science has resumed the examination of her ancient certitudes, and has proved their fragility. Today she sees her ancient principles vanishing one by one. Mechanics is losing its axioms, and matter, formerly the eternal substratum of the worlds, becomes a simple aggregate of ephemeral forces in transitory condensation. Despite its conjectural side, by virtue of which it to some extent escapes the severest form of criticism, history has not been free from this universal revision. There is no longer a single one of its phases of which we can say that it is certainly known. What appeared to be definitely acquired is now once more put in question. Among the events whose study seemed completed was the French Revolution. Analysed by several generations of writers, one might suppose it to be perfectly elucidated. What new thing can be said of it, except in modification of some of its details? And yet its most positive defenders are beginning to hesitate in their judgments. Ancient evidence proves to be far from impeccable. The faith in dogmas once held sacred is shaken. The latest literature of the Revolution betrays these uncertainties. Having related, men are more and more chary of drawing conclusions. The study of the French Revolution to which a great part of this book is devoted will perhaps deprive the reader of more than one illusion, by proving to him that the books which recount the history of the Revolution contain in reality a mass of legends very remote from reality"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved)
How France is governed by Raymond Poincaré( Book )

22 editions published between 1913 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman on her own, False gods and the red robe: by Eugène Brieux( Book )

8 editions published between 1916 and 2008 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the ant by Maurice Maeterlinck( Book )

14 editions published between 1930 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belgium in war time by A. de Gerlache de Gomery( Book )

17 editions published between 1915 and 1918 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The awakening of Western legal thought by Max Hamburger( Book )

11 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and German and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naturalist in Brazil : the record of a year's observation of her flora, her fauna, and her people by Konrad Guenther( Book )

8 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The German original, "Das Antlitz Brasiliens," first published ..., in 1927
The world in revolt; a psychological study of our times by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

15 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The year 1918 marked a bright and conspicuous date in the annals of our history. After a series of successes which seemed to forecast their eventual triumph, our aggressors suddenly foundered in a cataclysm which at a single blow destroyed the oldest monarchies of Europe. Never did such contradictory and unforeseen events occur within so brief a period. In the age of miracles it would have seemed a thing beyond doubt that the mysterious higher powers had intervened to change the path of destiny. The powers capable, despite all forecasts, of subjugating the most formidable Empire that the world has ever known were mighty indeed, but not mysterious. They belonged to that transcendent domain of psychological forces which, in the course of the centuries, have so often succeeded in dominating material powers, whatever their magnitude. In all the phases of the terrible conflict these moral powers manifested their activity. In countries formerly devoid of military material and without soldiers they called up innumerable legions, armed with ships and guns. Day after day material and visible agencies came into being under the influence of the invisible powers, until the moment when the former became capable of surmounting obstacles regarded as invincible. Psychological forces, in which moral activities are included, do not control the fate of battles merely. They rule over all the departments of national life and determine the destinies of peoples. Conceived in the same spirit as our previous volumes on the war, this new volume will examine, from the psychological point of view, some of the problems to which the great conflict has given rise. We shall see once again that the majority of political, military, economic or social questions belong to the province of psychology. This science, so uncertain in the past, when it confined itself to the domain of pure theory, has become capable of throwing light upon the most difficult problems. Statesmen, generals and manufacturers even invoke its services daily. Although the nature of our feelings has not altered, the aggregations which they are capable of forming, the complex of which constitutes character, have always varied from race to race, which explains why the destinies of the different countries have been so different. It was always dangerous to disregard these differences. The Germans lost the war because they did not understand them. Their blunders in respect of national psychology armed against them nations which asked no better than to remain neutral. The Allies, too, have made blunders of the same nature, especially since the peace. These will be examined in the pages of this book"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved)
Der Völkerbund, der Weg zum Weltfrieden by Matthias Erzberger( Book )

10 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pelle the conqueror by Martin Andersen Nexø( Book )

4 editions published between 1950 and 1963 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New chapters of Bismarck's autobiography by Otto Bismarck( Book )

5 editions published between 1920 and 1921 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The psychology of revolution
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Miall, A. B. 1876-

Miall, A. B. 1876-1953

Miall, A. B. (A. Bernard), 1876-

Miall, A. B. (A. Bernard), 1876-1953

Miall, A. B. (Arthur Bernard), 1876-1953

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Miall, A. Bernard 1876-1953

Miall, Arthur B. 1876-1953

Miall Arthur Bernard 1876-1953

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Miall, Bernard, 1876-

Miall, Bernard b. 1876

Miall, Bernhard 1876-1953

English (319)

German (7)

Chinese (3)

A musical tour through the land of the pastFabre's book of insects, retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs entomologiques"The psychology of revolutionThe life of the antThe awakening of Western legal thought