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Moorehead, Alan 1910-1983

Works: 328 works in 1,858 publications in 13 languages and 33,430 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Biography  Military history  Pictorial works  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vAustralian  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, wpr
Classifications: DT117, 962
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Publications about Alan Moorehead
Publications by Alan Moorehead
Publications by Alan Moorehead, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alan Moorehead
The Blue Nile by Alan Moorehead( Book )
129 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,733 libraries worldwide
In the first half of the nineteenth century, only a small handful of Westerners had ventured into the regions watered by the Nile River on its long journey from Lake Tana in Abyssinia to the Mediterranean-lands that had been forgotten since Roman times, or had never been known at all. In The Blue Nile, Alan Moorehead continues the classic, thrilling narration of adventure he began in The White Nile, depicting this exotic place through the lives of four explorers so daring they can be considered among the world's original adventurers -- each acting and reacting in separate expeditions against a bewildering background of slavery and massacre, political upheaval and all-out war
Darwin and the Beagle by Alan Moorehead( Book )
88 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,933 libraries worldwide
In 1831 Charles Darwin, aged 22 and fresh from Cambridge, was offered the post of naturalist on board HMS Beagle, a ten-gun brig sent by the Admiralty on a surveying voyage around the world. In this vivid and colourful narrative, Alan Moorehead describes through Darwin's eyes the countries visited and the animals, plants and minerals studied and collected by Darwin
The White Nile by Alan Moorehead( Book )
62 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,757 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, and looks at the personalities of some of the notable people involved in the discoveries
Gallipoli by Alan Moorehead( Book )
128 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,721 libraries worldwide
When Turkey unexpectedly sided with Germany in World War I, Winston Churchill, as Sea Lord for the British, conceived a plan: smash through the Dardanelles, reopen the Straits to Russia, and immobilize the Turks. On the night of March 18, 1915, this plan nearly succeeded -- the Turks were virtually beaten. But poor communication left the Allies in the dark, allowing the Turks to prevail and the Allies to suffer a crushing quarter-million casualties. A vivid chronicle of adventure, suspense, agony, and heroism, Gallipoli brings fully to life the tragic waste in human life, the physical horror, and the sheer heartbreaking folly of fighting for impossible objectives with inadequate means on unknown, unmapped terrain
The Russian revolution by Alan Moorehead( Book )
62 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 2,717 libraries worldwide
A brief, simple, and straightforward account of the Russian revolution in 1917 and the events that led up to it. Alan Moorehead, a native of Australia, was the first recipient of the Duff Cooper Memorial Award, which was presented to him in 1956 by Sir Winston Churchill
The fatal impact; an account of the invasion of the South Pacific, 1767-1840 by Alan Moorehead( Book )
91 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and French and held by 2,615 libraries worldwide
Story of social and economic corruption that followed the visits of Captain Cook and other explorers who voyaged to Tahiti, Australia and the Antarctic
Cooper's Creek by Alan Moorehead( Book )
60 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,895 libraries worldwide
Story of the Burke and Wills Expedition, 1860-1861, that led to the opening up of the Australian back country
No room in the ark by Alan Moorehead( Book )
52 editions published between 1957 and 1996 in English and German and held by 1,599 libraries worldwide
The excitement and mystery of Africa's wild animals and primitive tribes, with photographs in black and white and color
Eclipse by Alan Moorehead( Book )
67 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,171 libraries worldwide
Taormina; Salerno; Napoli; Rom; Frankrig; England; D-dag; Caen-Cherbourg; Paris; Bryssel; Arnhem; Rhinen; Koncentrationslejre; Kapitulation
The march to Tunis: the North African War, 1940-1943 by Alan Moorehead( Book )
11 editions published between 1941 and 1968 in English and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Montgomery, a biography by Alan Moorehead( Book )
78 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Few men have aroused more argument than Monty, the unconventional generalBWM a beret
The White Nile by Alan Moorehead( Book )
21 editions published between 1960 and 1983 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
II Ægyptens Vicekonge Ismael Pascha 1863-79 og hans forgældelse, Suez-kanalen 1869 - engelske køb af aktierne 1875, 1874 udnævnelsen af General C. G. Gordon til Guvernør i Sudan og dettes erobring til Albert-søen III 1882 og den engelske magtovertagelse af Ægypten (formelt stadig under Vicekongen), "Mahdien" Muhamed Ali i Sudan og oprøret fra 1881, 1884 og belejringen af og stormen på Khartoum og general Gordons død, H. Stanley i Etiopien IV "Den åbne flod" og det engelske herredømme i Ægypten - den endelige nedkæmpning af "Mahdi-oprøret" ved Kitcheners sejr ved Omdurman 1898
The traitors by Alan Moorehead( Book )
22 editions published between 1932 and 1974 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Om 3 af efterkrigstidens atomspioner
The traitors by Alan Moorehead( Book )
9 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Rum Jungle by Alan Moorehead( Book )
19 editions published between 1952 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Rum Jungle at the time was a recently discovered uranium mine. The book's principle theme is the sudden appearance of modern science in a region which has not really been civilised by white man. Anecdotal accounts of the authors travels in northern Australia, mainly NT; includes comments and stories about Aborigines; including Albert Namatjira
The desert war; the North African Campaign, 1940-1943 by Alan Moorehead( Book )
21 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
"North Africa was the site of some of the most volatile battles of World War II. For journalist Alan Moorehead, it was war in its purest form, "a knight's tournament in empty space."" "In Desert War, which includes the complete texts of The Mediterranean Front, A Year of Battle, and The End of Africa, Moorehead writes about what he saw. He recounts with dazzling prose and intimate detail the heroes and legends, the soldiers and prisoners, the military strategies, the strengths and weaknesses of those involved, and portraits of generals Rommel, Montgomery, and Patton. Woven throughout are observations on the landscape, the Mediterranean shores and the vast desert, which inevitably played a role in shaping the battles. For Moorehead, "desert warfare resembled war at sea. Men moved by compass. No position was static. Each truck or tank was as individual as a destroyer."" "Written by a man who lived and breathed the conflict in North Africa during World War II, Desert War is a eyewitness account and an inspired piece of writing by a master of his craft."--Jacket
Churchill: a pictorial biography by Alan Moorehead( Book )
27 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Mediterranean front by Alan Moorehead( Book )
15 editions published between 1941 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 libraries worldwide
History and events in the Mediterranean region from June, 1940 to June, 1941
The White Nile by Alan Moorehead( Book )
21 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and Hebrew and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Om udforskningen af Nilen i årene 1856 til 1900
Winston Churchill in trial and triumph by Alan Moorehead( Book )
4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Alan Moorehead britischer Journalist und Sachbuchautor
Alan Moorehead Brits oorlogsverslaggever (1910-1983)
McCrae Moorehead, Alan.
McCrae Moorehead Alan 1910-1983
Moorehead, Alan.
Moorehead, Alan 1910-
Moorehead Alan McCrae 1910-1983
Moorehead, Allan 1910-1983
Murhed, Alan.
Алън Мурхед
Мурхед, Алан
אלן מורהד סופר בריטי
מורהד, אלן מק-קרי
ألان مورهيد، 1910-1983
ムーアヘッド, アラン
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