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Humble, Richard

Overview
Works: 117 works in 508 publications in 10 languages and 17,378 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Military history  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor
Classifications: G200, B
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Most widely held works about Richard Humble
 
Most widely held works by Richard Humble
The explorers by Richard Humble( Book )

43 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the voyages of Columbus, da Gama, Magellan, and other great explorers
Ships, sailors, and the sea by Richard Humble( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes the reader on a voyage through the history of boats, from the earliest Greek galleys to the modern ocean-going vessels of today
A World War Two submarine by Richard Humble( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and cutaway illustrations depict how the crew lived beneath the ocean in a submarine during World War II and how they waged war on the ships above
Marco Polo by Richard Humble( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage of Magellan by Richard Humble( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and German and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the voyage of Magellan, life aboard a ship, navigation, challenges, and the results
Hitler's generals by Richard Humble( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Hilter's military campaigns as told through the precarious careers and changing fortunes of his Army commanders
The travels of Marco Polo by Richard Humble( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in German and English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the journey of Marco Polo to the court of the Mongol emperor, Kublai Kahn in the thirteenth century and includes his lesser-known journeys as well
The fall of Saxon England by Richard Humble( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of Leif Eriksson by Richard Humble( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the Vikings' exploration and colonization of Greenland, Iceland, and North America. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
A 16th century galleon by Richard Humble( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the construction, manning, and use of, as well as life aboard a sixteenth-century sailing ship, known as a galleon
U-boat by Richard Humble( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of German submarine warfare during World War II and the measures taken by the Allies to combat the U-boats
The illustrated history of the Civil War by Richard Humble( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Civil War was a war of battles whose names still strike fire in the imagination: Bull Run, Shiloh, Antietam, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg. Buth the green country sites with their memorials and quiet mortar guns belie the savage human cost. The South lost abut 280,000 out of the one million men called to the colors: Northern loses came to 360,000 ut of 2 million. The scars of the conflict took years to heal, and some - as the enduring legacy of the Ku Klux Klan bears witness - are with us still
World War II aircraft carrier by Richard Humble( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life aboard an American aircraft carrier during World War II and outlines the role played by these ships in battles in the Pacific Ocean
Napoleon's Peninsular marshals; a reassessment by Richard Humble( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous land battles, from Agincourt to the six-day war by Richard Humble( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An indepth look at 18 of the worlds most celebrated victories in history
Naval warfare : an illustrated history by Richard Humble( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The clash of nations on the high seas has had a profound effect on world history. Ever since the first hand-to-hand galley battles of classical times, states have relied for their survival and prosperity on the strength of their sea power. Each new advance in technology has, in time, produced a countermeasure, and, as the balance tipped this way and that, the deadly efficiency of today's missile-armed navies has evolved. But ships and weapons alone are not the whole story. The men who sailed the ships, laid the strategy and manned the guns have just as important a place in history. This book tells the story of steadily advancing technology proving itself against a background of human heroism and tragedy. Naval Warfare is divided into six parts, each dealing with a particular era of naval history. The introductions to each part give an in-depth account of the new technology of that age, and the resultant innovations in naval tactics and strategy. There are separate sections on every major naval campaign from the sea battles of ancient Greece and Rome, through Lepanto and Trafalgar, right up to the present day, including the recent war in the Falklands. The most important naval commanders, from Drake and Hawkins to Nelson, Beatty and Donitz, are also featured separately, together with accounts of their most famous battles."--Book jacket
The voyages of Columbus by Richard Humble( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the voyages of Columbus across the Atlantic, which he thought would lead to the discovery of a new route to Asia
The Saxon kings by Richard Humble( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soldier by Richard Humble( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travels of Livingstone by Richard Humble( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and French and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the explorer's formative years in Scotland, training as a missionary, expeditions to Africa, and many discoveries there
 
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A World War Two submarine
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A World War Two submarineHitler's generalsThe fall of Saxon EnglandA 16th century galleonNaval warfare : an illustrated history