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The Writings Of Theobald Wolfe Tone 1763 98 Volume 3

Author : Theobald Wolfe Tone
ISBN : 0198208804
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Containing the writings of Theobald Wolfe Tone - barrister, United Irishman, agent of the Catholic Committee and later an officer in the French revolutionary army - this edition contains all his writings. It consists of Tone's diaries, correspondence, autobiography, pamphlets, public addresses, and miscellaneous memoranda.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

History Of My Life

Author : Giacomo Casanova
ISBN : 1857152905
Genre : Adventure and adventurers
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The name of Giacomo Casanova, Chevalier de Seingalt (1725-1798), in now synonymous with amorous exploits, and there are plenty of these, vividly narrated, in him memoirs. But Casanova was not just an energetic lover. In his time he was diplomat, business man, trainee priest, traveller, prisoner, magician, confidence trickster, gambler, professional entertainer and chalatan. He financed business projects, organised lotteries, wrote opera libretti and dabbled in high politics. Above all he was an autobiographer of enduring brilliance and subtlety who left behind him what is probably the most remarkable confession ever written. Casanova was a Venetian who explored to the full all the possibilities 18th century Venice offered by way of love and profit before being imprisoned, escaping from gaol, and fleeing from the city to begin travels which took him across Europe. In Moscow and London, Berlin and Constantinople, he met the famous men and women of the time - Catherine the Great, Voltaire, Louis XV, Rousseau - and recorded his encounters for the memoirs he wrote in retirement at the end of his life. These memoirs are by turns subtle, touching, thrilling, wonderfully comic and quite irresistible. Although the present edition includes one third of Casanova's enormous (though unfinished) book, it contains all his major adventures and all is greatest affairs of the heart. 'Casanova is unsurpassed as the recreator of the daily talking interests of 18th century Europe. he ranges from slut to patrician, from closet to cabinet, waterfront to palace.' - V S PRITCHETT
Category: Adventure and adventurers

A History Of The British Labour Party Third Edition

Author : Andrew Thorpe
ISBN : 9781137248152
Genre : History
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Thorpe's book is widely seen as the best single-volume study of the whole of the Labour party's history. Now thoroughly updated in the light of ongoing historiographical debates, this third edition brings the story up to the present with new and revised chapters on the development of 'New Labour' and the legacy of the Blair government.
Category: History

Nursing History Review Volume 3

Author : Joan E. Lynaugh
ISBN : 0812214528
Genre : Medical
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The official journal of the American Association for the History of Nursing
Category: Medical

The History Of British Film Volume 3

Author : Rachael Low
ISBN : 9781136206139
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 66.29 MB
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This set is one of the cornerstones of film scholarship, and one of the most important works on twentieth century British culture. Published between 1948 and 1985, the volumes document all aspects of film making in Britain from its origins in 1896 to 1939. Rachael Low pioneered the interpretation of films in their context, arguing that to understand films it was necessary to establish their context. Her seven volumes are an object lesson in meticulous research, lucid analysis and accessible style, and have become the benchmark in film history.
Category: Performing Arts