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Grant, R. G.

Overview
Works: 219 works in 594 publications in 5 languages and 25,319 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Chronologies  Pictorial works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Maps  Case studies  Textbooks  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Publishing director, Creator
Classifications: TL515, 629.13009
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. G Grant
Flight : 100 years of aviation by R. G Grant( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flight this Fascinating journey through a century of flight captures the spirit and excitement of aviation past and present, from the Wright brothers' first airborne attempts to the story behind the space race
Battle : a visual journey through 5,000 years of combat by R. G Grant( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles five millennia of military engagements, including the causes and repercussions of major conflicts, along with profiles of leaders, analyses of key developments in weaponry and technology, and eyewitness battlefield accounts
Battle at sea : 3,000 years of naval warfare by R. G Grant( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thoroughly illustrated history covers naval warfare from 1200 BC through the Gulf War. It touches on causes, events, and consequences of every major engagement in maritime history. There are also sections on evolving weaponry, technology, tactics, life at sea, and the key ships of war of each era
Warrior : a visual history of the fighting man by R. G Grant( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the evolution of warriors from around the world from 600 BCE to the present, exploring their tactics, means of transportation and housing, and training and discussing the armor, weapons, and gear they used
World War I : the definitive visual history : from Sarajevo to Versailles by R. G Grant( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World War I was a conflict on an epic scale which left an indelible mark on the collective memory of countries that lost a generation of young men. This visually stunning book recounts the course of the war in vivid detail, re-creating the experience of titanic battles such as Gallipoli, the Somme, and Verdun, and documenting the firsthand accounts of combatants and civilians. Authoritative and packed with compelling images, it offers a true understanding of a war that changed the course of history"--From publisher description
Slavery : real people and their stories of enslavement by R. G Grant( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavery has plagued human history for thousands of years. During the colonization of the Americas, more than 12 million Africans were stolen from their homelands and forced to work in plantation colonies. What was it like to be enslaved? How did people endure such hardships? How did the enslaved fight for freedom?
The Great Depression by R. G Grant( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the economic chaos that followed the 1929 stock market crash, including accounts of the Roosevelt Administration's social programs and the social disorder in Europe that fueled the rise of fascism
World War II : the events and their impact on real people by R. G Grant( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and French and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyewitness accounts and pictures depict the history and ordinary people of World War II and its aftermath
Design : the definitive visual history( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design: The Definitive Visual History is a gorgeous visual celebration of design across the decades. Find out all about the major design movements of the last 150 years from Arts and Crafts to Bauhaus and browse through the beautiful image catalogs of everything from glassware to posters and typography to chairs. Arranged chronologically, from 1850 to the present day, follow the fascinating evolution of how design has influenced the look and functionality of the objects we use every day from telephones and cameras to toys, furniture and fashion. With profiles of iconic designers such as Alvar Aalto, Frank Gehry and Philippe Starck and stunning images of buildings and interiors, Design: The Definitive Visual History is a true celebration of classic design and the perfect package for design lovers
The Holocaust by R. G Grant( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Norwegian and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the early persecution of Jews in Germany, the rise to power of the Nazis, the concentration camps, and other historical events surrounding the Holocaust
The Cold War by R. G Grant( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the events of the Cold War by focusing on specific events on key dates, such as the first H-bomb test, the Vietnam War, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and the fall of the Berlin Wall
Commanders : history's greatest military leaders by R. G Grant( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Alexander the Great's conquest of the known world to the generals leading today's campaigns in Afghanistan, "Commanders" casts new light on the leaders who are forging history on the battlefield
Hiroshima and Nagasaki by R. G Grant( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the causes and horrible effects of the 1945 bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Armistice, 1918 by R. G Grant( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the end of World War I and the signing of the armistice and of the Treaty of Versailles. Discusses the harsh terms of these documents and the overall impact of the war on the world
Music : the definitive visual history by Ian Blenkinsop( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, Music: The Definitive Visual History guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, discussing not just Western classical music, but music from all around the world. Profiles the lives of groundbreaking musicians from Mozart to Elvis, takes an in-depth look at the history and function of various instruments, and includes listening suggestions for each music style
The African-American slave trade by R. G Grant( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of slavery in America, from its origins in the 1500s to its abolition in 1860's, is described, including the conditions they had to endure when transported from Africa, their role in the Southern economy, the restrictions imposed on their lives, the political struggle, the slave rebellions and the end of American slavery with the American Civil War
The Berlin Wall by R. G Grant( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of the Berlin Wall from its building, through life with the tensions this barrier created, to the destruction of the wall and life afterwards. Also explains the broader themes of the second half of the twentieth century: the division and reunification of Germany; the conflict and reconciliation between the USA and the Soviet Union; the break-up of the Soviet Union and other former communist countries. Suggested level: secondary
Racism : changing attitudes 1900-2000 by R. G Grant( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses racist attitudes of white people in the twentieth century, how Africans and Asians have struggled against this racism, and changes in European and North American attitudes to include a vision of a multiracial future
The Korean War by R. G Grant( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the events that precipitated this war, describes what happened, and analyzes how the results changed our world
The Vietnam War by R. G Grant( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the events that precipitated this war, describes what happened, and analyzes how the results changed our world
 
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Flight : 100 years of aviation
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Battle : a visual journey through 5,000 years of combatBattle at sea : 3,000 years of naval warfareWarrior : a visual history of the fighting manSlavery : real people and their stories of enslavementThe Great DepressionWorld War II : the events and their impact on real peopleThe HolocaustThe Cold War