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Walter, Gérard 1896-1974

Overview
Works: 247 works in 1,416 publications in 11 languages and 10,521 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Bibliography  Poetry  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor, Annotator, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Publishing director, Creator, Secretary, Compiler, Contributor
Classifications: DC211, B
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Most widely held works by Gérard Walter
Caesar : a biography by Gérard Walter( Book )

67 editions published between 1947 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ouvrage plusieurs fois réédité ou réimprimé depuis sa parution chez Albin Michel en 1947, puis dans la collection ##Marabout université## (1964). Récit historique détaillé des activités guerrières et politiques du grand chef romain
Oeuvres complètes by André Chénier( Book )

25 editions published between 1940 and 1989 in French and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of a French poet of the end of the 18th century
Robespierre by Gérard Walter( Book )

57 editions published between 1936 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nero by Gérard Walter( Book )

23 editions published between 1955 and 1979 in 5 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris under the occupation by Gérard Walter( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oeuvres complètes by André Chénier( Book )

28 editions published between 1940 and 1989 in French and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lénine by Gérard Walter( Book )

52 editions published between 1950 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire des paysans de France by Gérard Walter( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le mémorial de Sainte-Hélène by Emmanuel-Auguste-Dieudonné Las Cases( Book )

23 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in French and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il aura donc fallu deux siècles pour que soit retrouvé et publié le document qui servit à composer l’un des plus fameux ouvrages de l’histoire de France, le Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène. En effet, le conseiller d’Etat Emmanuel de Las Cases, qui accompagna Napoléon dans son exil en 1815, dut le quitter seize mois plus tard. Et ce n’est qu’en 1823 qu’il fit paraître son Mémorial, devenu la bible des nostalgiques de l’Empire et une source essentielle de l’historiographie napoléonienne, fondé sur ses conversations avec l’Empereur, réelles ou supposées, car il apparut vite que ce récit était parfois trop beau pour être tout à fait vrai. Pour en juger, il aurait fallu disposer du manuscrit original, rédigé à Sainte-Hélène presque sous la dictée de Napoléon. Or les Anglais l’avaient confisqué en expulsant Las Cases. Les quatre historiens qui le publient aujourd’hui l’ont retrouvé récemment à la British Library, où il sommeillait incognito depuis deux cents ans. Cette aventure éditoriale apporte un éclairage précieux et souvent inattendu sur ce que l’Empereur a vraiment dit, et que Las Cases avait enrichi et enjolivé. Ainsi la voix de Napoléon se fait plus proche et plus authentique. --
André Chénier, son milieu et son temps by Gérard Walter( Book )

13 editions published in 1947 in 3 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire du Parti communiste français by Gérard Walter( Book )

17 editions published in 1948 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actes du Tribunal révolutionnaire by France( Book )

29 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in French and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La conjuration du neuf Thermidor : 27 juillet 1794 by Gérard Walter( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in French and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babeuf, 1760-1797, et la conjuration des Égaux by Gérard Walter( Book )

27 editions published between 1937 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marat by Gérard Walter( Book )

37 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spécialiste de la Révolution française, Gérard Walter (1896-1974) a consacré plusieurs ouvrages à cette période ("Les Massacres de septembre", "Histoire de la Terreur, 1793-1794"... Parallèlement à la publication d'études sur le communisme ("Histoire du Parti communiste français") et l'Antiquité (Brutus et la fin de la république, La Ruine de Byzance), il a écrit plusieurs biographies sur Maximilien de Robespierre, Marat, Marie-Antoinette, Brutus, César, Néron, Lénine
La Vie quotidienne à Byzance au siècle des Comnènes (1081-1180) by Gérard Walter( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1994 in 6 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caesar by Gérard Walter( Book )

7 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue de l'histoire de la révolution française by Bibliothèque nationale (France)( Book )

11 editions published in 1936 in French and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les vies des hommes illustres by Plutarch( Book )

7 editions published between 1937 and 1985 in French and English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Balter, Zerar 1896-1974

Gérard Walter éditeur français

Gérard Walter editor francés

Gérard Walter Frans uitgever (1896-1974)

Gérard Walter French publisher

Gérard Walter storico francese

Valter, Zerar 1896-1974

Walter, Gerard

Walter, Gérard Louis Philippe

Walter, L.-G.

Walter, L.-G. 1896-1974

جيرار والتر ناشر فرنسي

ヴァルター, ジェラール

ヴァルテル, ジェラール

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