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Rayner, E. G. (Edgar Geoffrey) 1927-

Overview
Works: 26 works in 99 publications in 4 languages and 1,368 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  History  Sources  Study guides  Caricatures and cartoons  Biography  Dictionaries  Examinations 
Roles: Author
Classifications: D10, 902
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. G Rayner
Debunking history : 151 popular myths exploded by E. G Rayner( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History is full of myths, legends, fables, folklore, misinformation and misconceptions. Whether they have come about inadvertently or deliberately, many have become part of the public imagination. This book presents some of the most popular and enduring of these myths from the time of the American and French revolutions to the two world wars and beyond. Arranged within well defined geographical or thematic sections, and through a mix of short and long entries, each topic is clearly explained and the myth, error or controversy is exposed. This is an authoritative, compelling and illuminating miscellany, where you can find a straight answer to all those niggling questions about the past
Guide to contemporary politics by Colin Dexter( Book )

11 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to Contemporary Politics describes basic political ideas and some of the issues dividing the major parties in British politics. The book starts with basic descriptions of political theory, covering the foundations of democracy, the choice of government, and the machinery of political power found in the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. The book then cites example of clichés and common misconception about politics between a communist and a socialist. This is followed by discussions and interviews on the politics, differences, qualities, and some perceptions on
Liberal studies; an outline course by Colin Dexter( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GCSE world history by E. G Rayner( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great dictators : international relations 1918-39 by E. G Rayner( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and German and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cold War by E. G Rayner( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atomic bomb - Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan - Berlin crisis - Korean War - Cuban missiles crisis - Vietnam - Sino-Soviet dispute - Detente and disarmament - End of Cold War - Exam questions
Who was Mr Nobody? : debunking historical mysteries by E. G Rayner( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debunking women's history : myths & legends about 101 infamous women by E. G Rayner( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French revolution, 1789-99 by E. G Rayner( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intellectual background - Peasant origins - Aristocracy and bourgeoisie - Middle class in Paris - Girondins and Jacobins - Robespierre - Social achievements - Women - Historiography - The Reign of Terror - The Terror
Debunking history : 151 popular myths exploded by E. G Rayner( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World history by E. G Rayner( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debunking women's history : myths & legends about 100 infamous women exploded by E. G Rayner( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History is not something that counts to men's credit alone, though they have often claimed it as their exclusive achievement. This book deals with the part that women have played in history, and acknowledges their role, although at the time they may have received little acknowledgment for it
GCSE social and economic history : coursework Rayner, Ron Stapley by E. G Rayner( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International affairs by E. G Rayner( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in Undetermined and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GCSE British and European history by E. G Rayner( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GCSE world history : coursework by E. G Rayner( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New objective tests in twentieth-century history by E. G Rayner( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberal studies : an outline course by Colin Dexter( Book )

10 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practice questions in West Indian history by Jack Brierley Watson( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scandals in history by E. G Rayner( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notions of what is scandalous vary from age to age, but our fascination with all things outrageous remains the same. Whether the sexual disgraces of the Victorian era or the political outrages of modern times, the shocking and the immoral never cease to cause a stir among the masses. Bestselling partnership Ed Rayner and Ron Stapley return with their latest collection of fascinating historical facts, this time about weird and wonderful scandals throughout the ages. From the sexual scandals of the Victorian music halls, the trial of Oscar Wilde and the adventures of Ned Kelly to the hangin
 
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Debunking history : 151 popular myths exploded
Alternative Names
Rayner, E. G. 1927-

Rayner, Ed.

Rayner, Ed 1927-

Rayner, Edgar Geoffrey.

Rayner, Edgar Geoffrey 1927-

Languages
English (76)

Spanish (9)

Czech (1)

German (1)

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GCSE world historyWho was Mr Nobody? : debunking historical mysteriesDebunking women's history : myths & legends about 101 infamous womenDebunking history : 151 popular myths explodedDebunking women's history : myths & legends about 100 infamous women explodedScandals in history