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Lord, John 1899-

Overview
Works: 7 works in 42 publications in 1 language and 675 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Television mini-series  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Film adaptations  Case studies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HC254.5, 338.4762110942
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Most widely held works by John Lord
Capital and steam-power: 1750-1800 by John Lord( Book )

30 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it appeared in 1923, John Lord's Capital and Steam Power 1750-1800 was the first book to be based on the voluminous Boultori and Watt papers in Birmingham since the hey-day of Samuel Smiles. Although Lord's conclusions have been modified and corrected on various points, this book still remains the best short account of the significance of this classic engineering partnership which bulks so large in the history of technology and of the Industrial Revolution in Britain. ""Mr. Lord's Capital and Steam Power 1750-1800 is an important contribution to economic history ... His introductory sketch
Israel, a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness by Abba Solomon Eban( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six-part chronicle of the birth and development of the Jewish state is hosted and narrated by Abba Eban, former Israeli Ambassador. Features rare footage and interviews with world leaders. Depicts five decades of the turbulent history of Israel
The Entrepreneurs an American adventure( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes American entrepreneurs who have brought communication devices and systems into the marketplace. Focuses on William H. Russell (Pony Express), Samuel Morse (telegraph), Western Union, Alexander Graham Bell (telephone), Thomas Edison and his multitude of inventions, George Eastman (photography), Adolph Zukor (Paramount films), Marconi (radio), David Sarnoff (radio and television), Chester Carlson (photocopying), An Wang (Wang Laboratories), and GeoStar
Capital and steam-power,1750-1800 : 1750-1800 by John Lord( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abba Eban offers his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel. Part 1 deals with the mounting pressure for a Jewish state following the discovery of the Holocaust. It moves on through post war reconstruction and then to the early Zionist fight for independence in Palestine. Israel declares itself a state, and the U.S. recognizes it in the United Nations
Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Abba Eban offers his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel. Part 3 begins with an isolated Israel where terrorist infiltration and murder have become routine. Israel allies with Great Britain and France in the Sinai campaign which receives criticism from other countries. Former Nazi Adolf Eichmann is abducted and brought to trial in Israel. Egyptian leader Nasser again plots a maritime blockade of Israel as the United Nations troops leave the Sinai
Israel--a nation is born with Abba Eban, a personal witness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Abba Eban offers his recollections of, and his part in, the creation of the state of Israel. Part 2 begins with the proclamation of Israeli statehood on May 14, 1948, and shows the resulting hostilities with Israel's Arab neighbors and the initial peace process. The program concludes by looking at the rise in immigration and the expansion of the State of Israel in the early 1950's
 
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Capital and steam-power: 1750-1800
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