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Gilbert, Martin 1936-

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Works: 745 works in 3,299 publications in 6 languages and 100,440 library holdings
Genres: Maps  Biography  History  Miscellanea  Atlases  Sources  Caricatures and cartoons  Diaries 
Roles: Editor, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Creator, Film editor, Scenarist, Host, Compiler
Classifications: DA566.9.C5, B
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Churchill : a life by Martin Gilbert( Book )
68 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,847 libraries worldwide
A biography of the hard facts of Churchill's public life and the intimate details of the private man
The First World War : a complete history by Martin Gilbert( Book )
76 editions published between 1070 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,651 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."
Winston S. Churchill by Randolph S Churchill( Book )
79 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,594 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
The Second World War : a complete history by Martin Gilbert( Book )
54 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,926 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 )
15 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Italian and held by 2,613 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 Macmillan atlas of the Holocaust by Martin Gilbert( Map )
51 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,612 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 )
41 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,569 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the events, wars, disasters, cultural developments, religious and social movements, technological innovations, scientific advances, and personalities that shaped the twentieth century
Winston Churchill, the wilderness years by Martin Gilbert( Book )
28 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,232 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
Israel : a history by Martin Gilbert( Book )
35 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,188 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 )
42 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,829 libraries worldwide
"A devastating account of how the Allies responded to the news of Hitler's mass murder"--Cover
Kristallnacht : prelude to destruction by Martin Gilbert( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,723 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."--BOOK JACKET
Jewish history atlas by Martin Gilbert( Map )
77 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,655 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 1,638 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
Atlas of the Arab-Israeli conflict by Martin Gilbert( Map )
71 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,488 libraries worldwide
"The history of Arab-Jewish conflict from the turn of the century to the present day."
The appeasers by Martin Gilbert( Book )
39 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,429 libraries worldwide
The day the war ended : May 8, 1945--victory in Europe by Martin Gilbert( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,418 libraries worldwide
Both personal and public accounts of May 8, 1945, the day World War II ended in Europe
Atlas of Russian history by Martin Gilbert( Map )
25 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
Surveying more than 2,000 years of Russian history, this remarkable atlas presents maps on an extraordinary range of topics, including examinations of rebellion and exile, famine, the anarchists of Russia, the growth of revolutionary activity before 1917, the Revolution itself, Lenin's return to Russia, the early years of Communism, the Cuban missile crisis, relations with China, trade, and military strength. This second edition features new maps charting the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe, the changing names of Russian cities, the emerging Asian republics, and the individuals and institutions of the new Russia. Written and edited by internationally renowned historian Martin Gilbert, this outstanding atlas is an invaluable reference tool, offering readers a clear, comprehensive, and thoroughly up-to-date visual history of Russia
Russian history atlas by Martin Gilbert( Map )
23 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
Survey in maps of the history of ancient and early modern Russia, inperial Russia, and the Soviet Union to the 1960s
Churchill and America by Martin Gilbert( Book )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
Gilbert tells the intensely human story of Winston Churchill's profound connection to America, a relationship that resulted in an Anglo-American alliance that has stood at the center of international relations for more than a century
The Routledge atlas of American history by Martin Gilbert( Book )
47 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,276 libraries worldwide
This edition presents a series of clear and detailed maps, accompanied by informative captions, facts, and figures, updated with additional maps and text. The complete history of America is unrolled through vivid representations of all the significant landmarks
 
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Alternative Names
Chi-erh-po-t'e, Ma-t'ing
Gilbert, Martin
Gilbert, Martin John
Gilbert, Martin John 1936-
Gilbert, Martin John 1936- Sir
Gilbert, Martin John, Sir, 1936-
Gilbert, Martin Sir
Jīlbirt, Martīn.
Jīlbirt, Mārtīn 1936-
Ma-t'ing, Chi-erh-po-t'e
גילבערט, מרטין ג'ון 1936-
גילברט, מרטין
גילברט, מרטין 1936־
גילברט, מרטין 6391־
גילברט, מרטין ג'ון 1936-
جيلبرت، مارتين
ギルバート, マーチン
ギルバート, マーティン
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English (833)
Italian (11)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
German (1)
Czech (1)
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