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Howarth, Stephen

Overview
Works: 48 works in 188 publications in 2 languages and 8,231 library holdings
Genres: History  Naval history  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: VA55, 359.00973
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Most widely held works by Stephen Howarth
The Knights Templar by Stephen Howarth( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and Hungarian and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a complete account of one of the strangest phenomena of medieval history : The Poor Fellow Soldiers of Christ, the Knights of the Temple of Solomon--more popularly known as the Knights Templar. In their brotherhood, the Knights united two conflicting medieval ideals, for they were both monks and warriors, committed to God and committed to war. In the strict hierarchy of the feudal world, where every man owed loyalty and allegiance to his overlord, the Templars obeyed no one except the Pope. Acquiring land and castles by gift conquest and purchase in every part of Europe and the eastern Mediterranean, they became a church within the Church--a state within the State. They were bankers, merchants, diplomats and tax gatherers and though themselves poor, the wealth of their order was legendary. They led the Crusades against Moslem States of the East, yet when their order was destroyed in 1314, its enemies were not Muslims but Christians. Individually and as a group they were accused of heresy, treachery, sodomy, usury, blasphemy, idolatry and a number of unspeakable sins. Pope Clement to whom the Order owed complete allegiance described them as 'horrible, wicked and detestable'. This book charts the rise and fall of the Order, tracing the lives and deaths of its members and examining the motives of its supporters and opponents
To shining sea : a history of the United States Navy, 1775-1991 by Stephen Howarth( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'To Shining Sea' is a landmark of naval history, the most comprehensive and authoritative narrative account of American sea power written in recent times. From John Paul Jones's defiant cry 'I have not yet begun to fight, ' to the war in the Persian Gulf, 'To Shining Sea' recounts the epic story of the men and ships of the United States Navy ... We follow the first engagements of the tiny Continental Navy; we fight the Barbary pirates; ... we witness the watershed clash of the 'Monitor' and the 'Merrimack;' we follow, from blueprint to battleship, the development of the U.S. Navy's first modern capital ships and submarines; and we come to appreciate the service's role in the ascendancy of the United States to a global power. Howarth brings us vividly up to date with the painful but ultimately fruitful post-Vietnam reassessment of the Navy's organization and capabilities, and the service's deployment at the onset of the Persian Gulf conflict ..."
Lord Nelson : the immortal memory by David Armine Howarth( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fighting ships of the Rising Sun : the drama of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1895-1945 by Stephen Howarth( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Imperial Navy of Japan is the only world-class navy in history which had a definite beginning and an equally definite end, covering a span of nearly fifty-one years. Despite its brief life, the Imperial Navy rapidly achieved the status of the world's third greatest navy, and in its last years almost won an even higher position - but instead, in the final contest, lost everything -- [Pref.]
August '39 : the last four weeks of peace by Stephen Howarth( Book )

12 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of war : great naval leaders of World War II( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a truly global work of naval history. With essays from no fewer than twenty-six eminent naval historians - Japanese, German, British, and American - Men of War presents in one volume the military biographies of thirty-one men who between them masterminded and conducted the Second World War at sea. The High Command - Pound, Raeder, King, Yamamoto, Nimitz, Spruance, Donitz, and Cunningham; the Air Admirals - Halsey, Mitscher, Nagumo, and Ozawa; the Amphibious
Nelson : the immortal memory by David Armine Howarth( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of P & O : the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company by David Armine Howarth( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic sail : the glory of the sailing ship from the 13th to the 19th century by Joseph Wheatley( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This special, large format, illustrated book is a panorama of some of the most elegant ships ever built and an addition to literature on this subject." "Historic Sail presents colour artwork by Joseph Wheatley and text by the leading naval historian Stephen Howarth. This book covers the period from the Middle Ages to the near demise of the sailing ship towards the end of the nineteenth century, with particular emphasis on the golden age of sail - the years of exploration and discovery from 1450 to 1700"--Jacket
To shining sea : a history of the United States Navy, 1775-1998 by Stephen Howarth( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most comprehensive and authoritative narrative account of American sea power written in recent times
A century in oil : the "Shell" Transport and Trading Company, 1897-1997 by Stephen Howarth( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on unrestricted access to Shell archives, A Century in Oil is a commemorative volume designed to celebrate one hundred years of the company's history
Morning glory : a history of the Imperial Japanese Navy by Stephen Howarth( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Royal Dutch Shell by Stephen Howarth( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of the Atlantic 1939-1945 : the 50th anniversary International Naval Conference( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Koh-i-noor diamond : the history and the legend by Stephen Howarth( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to primary school organisation by Ken Reid( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Navy's reserves in war and peace, 1903-2003 by Stephen Howarth( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea shell : the story of Shell's British tanker fleets 1892-1992 by Stephen Howarth( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Poole - founders of Savile Row : the making of a legend by Stephen Howarth( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Nelson the immortal memory by David Armine Howarth( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelson set standards for originality and initiative in strategical and tactical thinking and in leadership for every navy in the world. His spectacular success in battle and his ultimate martyrdom at Trafalgar made him a legend in his own time
 
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Lord Nelson : the immortal memoryNelson : the immortal memoryThe story of P & O : the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation CompanyHistoric sail : the glory of the sailing ship from the 13th to the 19th centuryTo shining sea : a history of the United States Navy, 1775-1998A century in oil : the "Shell" Transport and Trading Company, 1897-1997A history of Royal Dutch ShellThe Royal Navy's reserves in war and peace, 1903-2003Henry Poole - founders of Savile Row : the making of a legend