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The Rape Of Europa

Author : Charles FitzRoy
ISBN : 9781408192122
Genre : Art
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'The Rape of Europa' is one of Titian's great masterpieces, a work charged with eroticism and classical mystique behind which lies a tale as compelling as the painting itself. Here Charles FitzRoy weaves a unique account of its history and the painting's movement following the rise and fall of the countries in which it has been housed. The story ranges from its place at the court of King Philip II of Spain, through French revolution and English intrigue, to its final move to America, engineered by the brilliant but devious art historian Bernard Berenson. This is the tale of how Titian's masterpiece has captivated kings, nobles, artists, and lovers alike for over four centuries since its conception and continues to do so today.
Category: Art

The Rape Of Europa

Author : Lynn H. Nicholas
ISBN : 9780307739728
Genre : History
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award The real story behind the major motion picture The Monuments Men. The cast of characters includes Hitler and Goering, Gertrude Stein and Marc Chagall--not to mention works by artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Pablo Picasso. And the story told in this superbly researched and suspenseful book is that of the Third Reich's war on European culture and the Allies' desperate effort to preserve it. From the Nazi purges of "Degenerate Art" and Goering's shopping sprees in occupied Paris to the perilous journey of the Mona Lisa from Paris and the painstaking reclamation of the priceless treasures of liberated Italy, The Rape of Europa is a sweeping narrative of greed, philistinism, and heroism that combines superlative scholarship with a compelling drama. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: History

The Rape Of Europa

Author : Gordon Sager
Genre : Art thefts
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Lies And Liberation

Author : Barbara Berot
ISBN : 0974889911
Genre : Fiction
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In this much-anticipated sequel to When Europa Rode the Bull, Andrew Stuart-Gordon has made a commitment to Annie that will change their lives in ways that could not have been foreseen. From Scotland's ruggedly beautiful West Highlands to the mountains and vineyards of Southwest France, they will defy convention and dare to be together. Although they understand the risks implicit in their decision, they will not be prepared for the devastating consequences to come: the heinous acts of one person bent on destroying their newfound happiness. Sensual, impassioned, and set against the backdrop of some of Europe's most breathtaking scenery, this dramatic story of two people rediscovering lost love will be impossible to put down.
Category: Fiction

European Union

Author : Columbus Falco
ISBN : 1534880658
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This book addresses the complex structure of the European Union, the reasons why the European Union is a failure and why the member nations should exit. It covers the modern history of Europe. From the Colonial Empires that shaped Europe before the formation of the European Union to the events that led to its formation. It includes the history of Islamic invasions and social upheavals of Europe - to the influence of the United States that helped change and alter Europe, and how they correlate to the formation of the European Union, including the disastrous immigration policies now destroying the European identity. "The European Union. The Rape of Europa" exposes the corruption of this anti-democratic government regime, names some of the major powers who control this monster known as The European Union, and the urgency to leave it in the dustbin of history.