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Diderot, a critical biography - P.N.Furbank
Diderot, a critical biography - P.N.Furbank
Condition Very Good
Published by Secker & Warburg, London 1992
ISBN 0436168537
Denis Diderot (1713-1784)
Writer, dramatist, philosopher and art critic his genius was profoudly subversive, and he spent much of his working life under the threat of exile.
524pp with black and white plates
# 20410sC10

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The Kaiser, a life of Wilhelm II, last Emperor of Germany - Joachim von Kurenberg
The Kaiser, a life of Wilhelm II, last Emperor of Germany - Joachim von Kurenberg
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Fair to Good
Published by Cassell, London 1954
"Did I never do anything right?" This was the Kaiser's bitter reaction.in his exile at Doorn, to the excrations heaped upon his head in the years between the wars.
370pp with black and white plates.
# 20300s97

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Nikolaus Pevsner, the Life - Susie Harries
Nikolaus Pevsner, the Life - Susie Harries
Condition Very Good
Published by Chatto & Wimdus, London 2011
ISBN 9780701168391
Born Nikolai Pewsner into a Russian Jewish family in Leipzig in 1902. Coming to England in 1933 and becomming an authority on English art and architecture his 46 books on the Buildings of England is usually referred to simply as 'Pevsner'.
866pp with black and white plates'
# 18806sE8

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Bismarck, a Life - Jonathan Steinberg
Bismarck, a Life - Jonathan Steinberg
Condition Very Good
Published by Oxford University Press, 2011
ISBN 9780199599011
Otto von Bismarck was perhaps the most influential figure in the nineteenth century. A poltical genius, he unified Germany and instigated three major wars. He transformed Europe like Napoleon before and Hitler after him, yet with no personal control either of the state or the army.
577pp with black and white plates.
# 18804sE8

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Hitler's Pope, the Secret History of PiusXII - John Cornwell
Hitler's Pope, the Secret History of PiusXII - John Cornwell
Condition Very Good
Published by Viking, London 1999
ISBN 0670886939
The story of the man who was arguably the most dangerous churchman in modern history: Eugenio Pacelli, Pius XII, Ponfiff from 1939 to 1958 and long controversial as the Pope who failed to speak out against Hitler's Final Solution.
430pp with black and white plates.
# 18820sE8

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Daniel O'Connell, The Hereditary Bondsman 1775-1829 - Oliver MacDonagh
Daniel O'Connell, The Hereditary Bondsman 1775-1829 - Oliver MacDonagh
Condition Very Good
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London 1988
ISBN 0297792210
Daniel O'Connell - known as the liberator - is one of the towering figures of Irish history. This powerful man who forced Irish issues onto the centre stage of English politics and the achievement of his primary goal, Catholic emancipation in 1829.
328pp with black and white plates
# 18791sE8

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