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Michael Glover
Michael Glover (1922–90) served in the British army during the Second World War, after which he joined the British Council
British Council
and became a professional author. He has written many articles and books on Napoleonic and Victorian warfare.[1] Published works[edit] Glover has written the following published works:[2]Britannia Sickens : Sir Arthur Wellesley and the Convention of Cintra, London : Leo Cooper, 1970. Wellington as Military Commander, London : Sphere Books, 1973. The Peninsular War, 1807-1814 : A Concise Military History, London : David & Charles; Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books, 1974. Rorke's Drift : A Victorian Epic, London : Cooper, 1975. General Burgoyne in Canada and America : Scapegoat for a System, London : Gordon & Cremonesi ; [New York : distributed by Atheneum Publishers], c
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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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British Council
The British Council
British Council
is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities. It works in over 100 countries: promoting a wider knowledge of the United Kingdom and the English language; encouraging cultural, scientific, technological and educational co-operation with the United Kingdom; and changing people’s lives through access to education, skills, qualifications, culture and society. The British Council
British Council
is a charity registered in Great Britain and Scotland, and is governed by Royal Charter. It is also a public corporation and an executive nondepartmental public body (NDPB), sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Its headquarters are off Trafalgar Square
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Sphere Books
Sphere Books
Sphere Books
is the name of two British paperback publishers. History[edit] The original Sphere Books
Sphere Books
was launched in 1966 by Thomson Corporation.[1] Sphere was sold to Pearson PLC
Pearson PLC
in 1985 and became part of Penguin.[2] The name was retired in 1990.[citation needed] In 1976, Sphere paid $225,000 for the British publishing rights from Ballantine Books
Ballantine Books
for the novelization of a forthcoming science fiction film, Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker by George Lucas (ghostwritten by Alan Dean Foster). The book, like the film Star Wars released the following year, was an enormous success and sold out its initial print run.[3][4] Sphere also published the UK editions of Conan fantasy series by Robert E
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David & Charles
F&W Media International Limited, formerly known as David & Charles Publishers (also styled as David and Charles), is a publisher of illustrated non-fiction books, eBooks, digital products, craft patterns and online education courses. It is the international arm of F+W and owner of the David & Charles imprint, which specialises in craft and lifestyle publishing, including sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, papercraft, vintage, cake decorating and mixed crafts
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Anova Books
Pavilion Books Holdings Ltd is an English publishing company based in London. It specialises in illustrated books and digital content.Contents1 Background 2 Imprints 3 See also 4 Notes 5 External linksBackground[edit] The company traces its history as an independent publisher to 2005 when Chrysalis Books Group was acquired as a management buy-out by Robin Wood, Polly Powell and David Profitt from the Chrysalis Group. Chrysalis Books Group took the name Anova Books to avoid confusion with its former holding company, Chrysalis Group. In 2014 Anova Books was renamed Pavilion Books. It has since acquired and created several other imprints, such as Pitkin Press in 2016. The company's sole owner and publisher is Polly Powell. The Managing Director is David Graham. Directors are Polly Powell, David Graham, Zana Hanks, Ed Hoare and Vaughan Grylls. Imprints[edit] Current imprints include:Batsford, or B. T
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Elizabeth Longford
Elizabeth Harman, Countess of Longford, CBE 30 August 1906 – 23 October 2002), better known as Elizabeth Longford, was a British historian. She was a member of the Royal Society of Literature
Royal Society of Literature
and was on the board of trustees of the National Portrait Gallery in London. She is best known as a historian, especially for her biographies of 19th-century luminaries such as Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria
(1964), Lord Byron (1976) and the Duke of Wellington
Duke of Wellington
(2 vol 1969).Contents1 Life 2 Political career 3 Family 4 Bibliography 5 Footnotes 6 External linksLife[edit] The daughter of eye specialist Nathaniel Bishop Harmon of the Harmon Family of England, she was educated at the Francis Holland School, and was an undergraduate at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Control Number (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification.Contents1 History 2 Format 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names
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International Standard Name Identifier
The International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012
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Système Universitaire De Documentation
The système universitaire de documentation or SUDOC is a system used by the libraries of French universities and higher education establishments to identify, track and manage the documents in their possession. The catalog, which contains more than 10 million references, allows students and researcher to search for bibliographical and location information in over 3,400 documentation centers. It is maintained by the Bibliographic Agency for Higher Education (fr) (ABES). External links[edit]Official websiteThis article relating to library science or information science is a stub
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The Bibliothèque nationale de France
France
(BnF, English: National Library of France"; French: [bi.bli.jɔ.tɛk na.sjɔ.nal də fʁɑ̃s]) is the national library of France, located in Paris. It is the national repository of all that is published in France
France
and also holds extensive historical collections.Contents1 History 2 New buildings 3 Mission 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection 5 Digital library 6 List of directors6.1 1369–1792 6.2 1792–present7 In popular culture 8 See also 9 References 10 Further reading 11 External linksHistory[edit]See also: History of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (fr)The National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace
Louvre Palace
by Charles V in 1368
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BIBSYS
BIBSYS is an administrative agency set up and organized by the Ministry of Education and Research in Norway. They are a service provider, focusing on the exchange, storage and retrieval of data pertaining to research, teaching and learning – historically metadata related to library resources. BIBSYS are collaborating with all Norwegian universities and university colleges as well as research institutions and the National Library of Norway.[1][2] Bibsys
Bibsys
is formally organized as a unit at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(NTNU), located in Trondheim, Norway. The board of directors is appointed by Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. BIBSYS offer researchers, students and others an easy access to library resources by providing the unified search service Oria.no and other library services
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Biblioteca Nacional De España
The Biblioteca Nacional de España
Biblioteca Nacional de España
(National Library of Spain) is a major public library, the largest in Spain, and one of the largest in the world. It is located in Madrid, on the Paseo de Recoletos.Contents1 History 2 The library today 3 See also 4 References 5 External links 6 ImagesHistory[edit] The library was founded by King Philip V in 1712 as the Palace Public Library (Biblioteca Pública de Palacio). The Royal Letters Patent that he granted, the predecessor of the current legal deposit requirement, made it mandatory for printers to submit a copy of every book printed in Spain
Spain
to the library. In 1836, the library's status as Crown property was revoked and ownership was transferred to the Ministry of Governance (Ministerio de la Gobernación)
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SNAC
SNAC, or Social Networks and Archival Context, is an online effort for discovering, locating, and using distributed historical records started by a collaboration of United States-based organizations. It was established in 2010, with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA),[1] California Digital Library (CDL), Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (IATH) at the University of Virginia and the University of California, Berkeley School of Information.[2][3] See also[edit] Archival Resource Key (ARK)References[edit]^ Ferriero, David (2015-08-18). "Introducing SNAC". National Archives - AOTUS blog. Retrieved 2017-05-08.  ^ "SNAC: Social Networks and Archival Context". socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu. Retrieved 2017-05-08.  ^ Larson, Ray R.; Pitti, Daniel; Turner, Adrian (2014)
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Michael Glover (author)
Michael Glover (born Sheffield, Yorkshire[1]) is an author, London-based poet, art critic, fiction writer and magazine editor.Contents1 Education 2 Career 3 Poetry collections 4 References 5 External linksEducation[edit] Michael Glover was educated at Firth Park Grammar School[1] and read English at Queens’ College, Cambridge.[2] Career[edit] Glover has contributed regularly to The Independent, The Times, the Financial Times, the New Statesman and The Economist.[2] He is also a London correspondent for ArtNews, New York City, and editor of on-line international poetry forum The Bow-Wow Shop.[2] His seventh collection of poetry, Only So Much, was launched in September 2011 by the Sheffield-based Savage Poets Collective. He wrote the Headlong Into Pennilessness memoir about growing up in a working-class suburb of Sheffield in the 1950s
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