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Gilbert, Martin 1936-2015

Works: 712 works in 3,594 publications in 15 languages and 101,082 library holdings
Genres: Maps  History  Biography  Miscellanea  Atlases  Sources  Pictorial works  Caricatures and cartoons  Chronology  Archives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Compiler, Narrator, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Translator, Contributor, osp, Scientific advisor, Film editor, Creator, Host, Scenarist, Redactor
Classifications: DA566.9.C5, B
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Winston S. Churchill by Randolph S Churchill( Book )

82 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols 3-<8 > by Martin Gilbert v 1 Youth, 1874-1900 --v 2 Young statesman, 1901-1914 Companion pt 1 1901-1907 pt 2 1907-1911 pt 3 1911-1914 --v 3 1914-1916, the challenge of war Companion pt 1 July 1914-April 1915 pt 2 May 1915-December 1916 --Companion v 5 <pt 1-2 >--v 6 Finest hour, 1939-1941 --v 7 Road to victory, 1941-1945 -- v 8 'Never despair', 1945-1965
Atlas of the Arab-Israeli conflict by Martin Gilbert( )

156 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captioned maps covering modern Arab-Israeli hostilities, indicating national strengths and policies, military movements and engagements, and changes in Middle East borders
Atlas of the Holocaust by Martin Gilbert( )

111 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the Allied liberation. Also shown on the maps are more than two hundred acts of resistance and revolt, as well as areas of Jewish partisan activity and other avenues of escape and rescue. Many maps tell the stories of hundreds of children deported to their deaths. Others bear witness to individuals active in revolt and tell moving sagas of their courage and defiance
A history of the twentieth century by Martin Gilbert( Book )

116 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the events, wars, disasters, cultural developments, religious and social movements, technological innovations, scientific advances, and personalities that shaped the twentieth century
The Second World War : a complete history by Martin Gilbert( Book )

80 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the global war, weaving together all its aspects--political, military, diplomatic, and civilian
The Holocaust : a history of the Jews of Europe during the Second World War by Martin Gilbert( Book )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sets the scene with a brief history of anti-Semitism prior to Hitler, and documents the horrors of the Holocaust from 1933 onward, in an incisive, interpretive account of the genocide of World War II
The First World War : a complete history by Martin Gilbert( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 2,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 11:15 on the morning of June 28, 1914, in an outpost of the Austro-Hungarian Empire called Sarajevo, the twentieth century could be said to have been born. The repercussions of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand -- Emperor Franz Josef's nephew and heir apparent -- by a Bosnian Serb are with us to this day. The immediate aftermath of that act was war. Global in extent, it would last almost five years and leave five million civilian casualties and more than nine million military dead. On both the Allied and Central Powers sides, losses -- missing, wounded, dead -- were enormous. After the war, barely a town or village in Europe was without its monument to the dead. The war also left us with new technologies of death: tanks, planes, and submarines; reliable rapid-fire machine guns and artillery; motorized cavalry. It ushered in new tactics of warfare: shipping convoys and U-boat packs, dog fights and reconnaissance air support. And it bequeathed to us terrors we still cannot control: poison gas and chemical warfare, strategic bombing of civilian targets, massacres and atrocities against entire population groups. But most of all, it changed our world. In its wake, empires toppled, monarchies fell, whole political systems realigned. Instabilities became institutionalized, enmities enshrined. Revolution swept to power ideologies of the left and right. And the social order shifted seismically. Manners, mores, codes of behavior; literature and the arts; education and class distinctions: all underwent a vast sea change. In all these ways, the twentieth century could be said to have been born on the morning of June 28, 1914. Now, in a companion volume to his acclaimed The Second World War, Martin Gilbert weaves together all of these elements to create a stunning, dramatic, and informative narrative. The First World War is everything we have come to expect from the scholar the Times Literary Supplement placed "in the first rank of contemporary historians."
Churchill : a life by Martin Gilbert( Book )

45 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the hard facts of Churchill's public life and the intimate details of the private man
Atlas of World War I by Martin Gilbert( )

96 editions published between 1070 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This outstanding historical atlas from Martin Gilbert offers a definitive visual history of World War I. In 164 finely detailed, easy-to-read maps, it covers the origins of the war, the quarrels of the great European powers and the mobilization of 1914, plus the major battles and all the individual campaigns -- including the war at sea and in the air --putting them in the wider context of strategy. Beyond its thorough and precise military coverage, the atlas also explores the diplomatic, economic, and social aspects of the conflict, and many of the maps -- such as a map of German food riots in 1916, a state-by-state map of opposition to the war in the United States in April, 1917, or a map analyzing India's manpower contribution to war -- have put together normally scattered and diverse information with exceptional clarity. A final section of maps explores the political, economic, and human aftermath of the war. This fully revised Second Edition of The Atlas of World War I features new maps, including maps that detail the creation of Yugoslavia, and the Leipzig War Crimes Trials, and a map analyzing the manpower contribution of American soldiers, state-by-state"--Publisher's description
Israel : a history by Martin Gilbert( Book )

40 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author "traces Israel's history from the struggles of its pioneers in the nineteenth century up to the present day. Along the way, he describes the defining moments in the history of the Jewish people, among them the Balfour Declaration of 1917; the United Nations Partition Resolution of 1947; and the founding of the State of Israel in 1948"--Jacket
Auschwitz and the Allies by Martin Gilbert( Book )

50 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A devastating account of how the Allies responded to the news of Hitler's mass murder"--Cover
Winston Churchill, the wilderness years by Martin Gilbert( Book )

47 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928, Winston Churchill was at the height of his career. Chancellor of the Exchequer and a powerful and popular orator, leadership of the Conservative Party seemed within his grasp. A year later, all had changed. The Conservatives were defeated and, when a National Government was formed in 1931, Churchill was not asked to join it. Though he was a lone figure from this point, his acute political sense, foresight and courage were undiminished. Fed with secret inside information, Churchill consistently warned of the Nazi danger, even before the rise of Hitler. The British government, led by Stanley Baldwin and later Neville Chamberlain, fought him at every turn, even refusing him the right to broadcast. But he never gave up. It was as a direct result of his dogged perseverance that the British public came to realise the truth of his warnings - and a bond was formed that would be so vital in the years to come
Kristallnacht : prelude to destruction by Martin Gilbert( Book )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kristallnacht - the night of broken glass - saw the destruction in a single night of more than a thousand synagogues, the ransacking of tens of thousands of Jewish shops and homes, and more than 30,000 Jewish men rounded up and taken to concentration camps. No other attack on Jews during the course of the Second World War was as widely reported by contemporary observers. Drawing on personal correspondence with more than fifty eyewitnesses and on vivid newspaper and diplomatic reports, pre-eminent historian Martin Gilbert has produced a meticulously researched account of the event."--Jacket
Jewish history atlas by Martin Gilbert( )

93 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This atlas traces the world wide Jewish migration from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Israel. It seeks to follow the divers-and sometimes obscure-path of far ranging people, and to map their strange experiences in good times and bad. ( Take from preface.)
The atlas of Jewish history by Martin Gilbert( )

89 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly revised edition gives a visual documentation and perspective on every step in the saga of Jewish history through detailed maps that trace the patterns of migration and the growth of Jewish communities throughout the old and new worlds
Churchill by Martin Gilbert( Book )

29 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The righteous : the unsung heroes of the Holocaust by Martin Gilbert( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert re-creates the stories of hundreds of non-Jews who, during the Holocaust, risked their lives to help save Jews from deportation and death. Drawing on twenty-five years of original research, Gilbert takes us through Germany and every occupied country from Norway to Greece, from the Atlantic to the Baltic, where the Righteous, by their lifesaving actions, challenged Nazi barbarism. The Greek Orthodox Princess Alice, who hid Jewish families in her Athens home; a Polish woman, "the Angel of Lvov," who worked closely with the Roman Catholic Church to obtain false certificates of baptism for those in imminent danger; and Albanian Muslims, who disguised Jews as their own brethren in order for them to be saved, are just a few of the Righteous whom we encounter within these pages. Others were priests and nuns, teachers and diplomats, colleagues and neighbors: above all, "ordinary" men and women, decent human beings. According to Jewish tradition, "Whoever saves one life; it is as if he saved the entire world." The Righteous of Martin Gilbert's book certainly upheld that ideal, as they inspire us with their righteous acts to this day
The appeasers by Martin Gilbert( Book )

49 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dotyczy polityki brytyjskiej wobec Niemiec hitlerowskich
American history atlas by Martin Gilbert( )

37 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative visual guide to American history through the use of maps
The day the war ended : May 8, 1945--victory in Europe by Martin Gilbert( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated history provides both personal and public accounts of May 8, 1945, the day World War II ended in Europe
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The First World War : a complete history
Alternative Names
Chi-erh-po-t'e, Ma-t'ing

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Gilbert, Martin John

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Jīlbirt, Martīn.

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Ma-t'ing, Chi-erh-po-t'e

Martin Gilbert britischer Historiker

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גילבערט, מרטין ג'ון 1936-

גילבערט, מרטין ג'ון, 1936-2015

גילברט, מרטין

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גילברט, מרטין ג'ון 1936-

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جيلبرت، مارتين

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Atlas of the Arab-Israeli conflictAtlas of the HolocaustA history of the twentieth centuryThe Second World War : a complete historyThe Holocaust : a history of the Jews of Europe during the Second World WarThe First World War : a complete historyChurchill : a lifeAtlas of World War I