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Hugh Thomas (1) (1931–2017)

Autor/a de The Spanish Civil War

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52+ obres 4,290 Membres 48 Ressenyes 4 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Hugh Swynnerton Thomas was born in Windsor, England on October 21, 1931. After studying history at Cambridge University, he worked at the British Foreign Office and was secretary to the British delegation at major disarmament talks. He lectured at the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst, Britain's mostra'n més premier officer training establishment. From 1979 to 1990, he served as the chairman of the Center for Policy Studies, a right-wing policy institute. He was an unofficial adviser to Margaret Thatcher during the Falklands war against Argentina, enlisted because of his deep knowledge of South America. He wrote numerous fiction and nonfiction works. His novels included The World's Game, The Oxygen Age, and Klara. His nonfiction books included Cuba: The Pursuit of Freedom, A History of the World, Rivers of Gold, The Golden Empire, and World Without End. The Spanish Civil War won the Somerset Maugham Prize in 1962. He was made a life peer in 1981 as Baron Thomas of Swynnerton. He died after having a stroke on May 7, 2017 at the age of 85. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
Crèdit de la imatge: Hugh Thomas in 2014

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Obres de Hugh Thomas

The Spanish Civil War (1961) 1,124 exemplars
A History of the World (1979) 207 exemplars
Cuba, or, The Pursuit of Freedom (1971) 172 exemplars
Spain (1962) 71 exemplars
Suez (1970) 66 exemplars
The Cuban Revolution (1977) 28 exemplars
Europe: the radical challenge (1973) 10 exemplars
The Establishment : a symposium (1959) — Editor — 9 exemplars
Stonehenge Simplified (1976) 7 exemplars
Klara (1988) 7 exemplars
John Strachey (1973) 5 exemplars
La Habana (1901) 2 exemplars
Storia di Cuba 1762-1970 (1973) 2 exemplars
The oxygen age: A novel (1958) 2 exemplars
The World's Game 2 exemplars
Ever closer union (1991) 1 exemplars

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The Conquest of New Spain (1568) — Introducció, algunes edicions1,963 exemplars
Columbus (1631) — Pròleg, algunes edicions118 exemplars
The Anarchists (1964) — Col·laborador — 112 exemplars
Cuba: A Short History (1993) — Col·laborador, algunes edicions37 exemplars
Havana: History and Architecture of a Romantic City (1984) — Prefaci — 36 exemplars
A Century of Conflict, 1850-1950: Essays for A.J.P. Taylor (1967) — Col·laborador — 9 exemplars

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Obres
52
També de
7
Membres
4,290
Popularitat
#5,855
Valoració
4.0
Ressenyes
48
ISBN
245
Llengües
10
Preferit
4

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