Télécharger le livre :  The Art of Fairness

'David Bodanis is an enthralling storyteller. Prepare to be taken on a surprising, wide-ranging and ultimately inspiring journey to explore what makes us human' Tim HarfordCan you succeed without being a terrible person? We often think not: recognising that, as the old...
Editeur : The Bridge Street Press
Parution : 2020-11-05

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Prince Louis François de Bourbon-Conti — cousin of King Louis XV of France — was a patron of contemporary intellectuals such as Diderot, Beaumarchais, and Rousseau, and well-known as an avid art collector. His stroke of genius was the purchase of the Romanée vineyard,...
Editeur : Flammarion
Parution : 2020-10-21
Collection : HORS COLLECTION
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Télécharger le livre :  Black Spartacus

The definitive modern biography of the great slave leader, military genius and revolutionary hero Toussaint LouvertureThe Haitian Revolution began in the French Caribbean colony of Saint-Domingue with a slave revolt in August 1791, and culminated a dozen years later in...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2020-09-03

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Télécharger le livre :  Cardinal Newman

The fascinating and insightful biography of one of the most intriguing, thoughtful and controversial figures of the 19th century.'Growth is the only evidence of life' - so said poet, academic and theologian John Henry, Cardinal Newman. Canonised in 2019 (despite having...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2020-06-25

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Télécharger le livre :  Jane Boleyn

The story of Henry VIII's queens - as seen through the eyes of Jane Rochford, sister-in-law to Anne Boleyn and cousin to Katherine Howard.'Outstanding ... fascinating and moving' Amanda Foreman, bestselling author of THE DUCHESSJane Rochford was sister-in-law to Anne...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2019-12-12

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Only Plane in the Sky

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Incredibly evocative and compelling." The Washington Post"A hugely powerful new book." Dan Snow"The most moving and chilling oral history you will read." The Times"Astonishing book about an astonishing, terrifying atrocity, relived in real...
Editeur : Monoray
Parution : 2019-09-10

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Volunteer

One of the Sunday Times paperbacks of the Year 2020One of the Financial Times best books of 2020 'Totally gripping'-- Simon Sebag Montefiore'Pilecki is perhaps one of the greatest unsung heroes of the second world war ... this insightful book is likely to be the...
Editeur : Virgin Digital
Parution : 2019-06-27

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Gentleman Jack

The real Anne Lister, and the official companion to the hit BBC series created by Sally Wainwright and starring Suranne Jones.In Gentleman Jack, historian and series consultant Anne Choma draws from the explosive diaries of Anne Lister to recreate the life and times of...
Editeur : Bbc Digital
Parution : 2019-04-25

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Last Englishmen

Winner of the Kekoo Naoroji Award for Mountain Literature 2019An engrossing story of passion and exploration that traces the end of empire and the stirring of a new world order.John Auden was a pioneering geologist of the Himalayas. Michael Spender was the first to draw...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-08-02

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Télécharger le livre :  Death in Ten Minutes

'Fierce, fresh and feminist, Fern Riddell tells the story of Suffragette Kitty Marion in a way that fizzes and shocks. Exciting, twisty and very very timely.' Lucy WorsleyIn Death in Ten Minutes Fern Riddell uncovers the story of radical suffragette Kitty Marion, told...
Editeur : Hodder & Stoughton
Parution : 2018-04-19

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Télécharger le livre :  Daughters of the Winter Queen

The thrilling family saga of five unforgettable women who remade EuropeFrom the great courts, glittering palaces, and war-ravaged battlefields of the seventeenth century comes the story of four spirited sisters and their glamorous mother, Elizabeth Stuart, granddaughter...
Editeur : Little, Brown and Company
Parution : 2018-04-10

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Eagle and the Dove

The two saints whose lives Vita Sackville-West contrasts in this double biography were recorded by very different epithets: 'the great' and 'the little'. Both women were Carmelites, both canonised and both shared the same name. But whilst Teresa of Avila was...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-03-08

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Accidental President

'The story of Truman’s accession to the presidency is worthy of a Hollywood melodrama, and A J Baime’s zippy, well-judged and hugely readable book more than does it justice...' - Dominic Sandbrook, SUNDAY TIMESHeroes are often defined as ordinary characters who find...
Editeur : Transworld Digital
Parution : 2018-02-08

Format(s) : ePub
9,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Franklin D. Roosevelt

From the acclaimed author of John F. Kennedy: An Unfinished Life, the biography of one of America's greatest presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Roosevelt was the only American president ever to serve four terms. He came from the highest echelons of American society,...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2017-11-02

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Strategy of Victory

A sweeping and insightful grand strategic overview of the American Revolution, highlighting Washington's role in orchestrating victory and creating the US Army Led by the Continental Congress, the Americans almost lost the war for independence because their military...
Editeur : Da Capo Press
Parution : 2017-10-10

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Alfie

The first biography of the beloved long-time Lord Mayor of DublinAlfie Byrne was that rarest of things: a genuinely popular politician. He is still a figure of legend in Dublin, where he was elected Lord Mayor ten times. He was also a TD and a Senator; and only a...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2017-09-28

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Collecting the World

Hans Sloane was a young doctor from Northern Ireland who made his way in London and eventually become physician to the king and much of London society. In his youth he made a defining visit to Jamaica, where he began collecting 'curiosities' of all kinds. He eventually...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2017-06-15

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Shackleton (A Ladybird Expert Book)

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Shackleton is a clear, simple and enlightening introduction to perhaps the most extraordinary survival stories of all time.Polar explorer Ben Saunders draws on his own experience of the Antarctic to bring to life the history,...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2017-06-01

Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Joan of Arc

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Joan of Arc in next to no time with this concise guide.50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Joan of Arc. As the Hundred Years’ War raged on, and the possibility of the French reclaiming...
Editeur : 50Minutes.com
Parution : 2017-05-24
Collection : History
Format(s) : ePub sans DRM
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Télécharger le livre :  Tolstoy and Tolstaya

Both Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy (1828–1910) and his wife Sofia Andreevna Tolstaya (1844–1919) were prolific letterwriters. Lev Nikolaevich wrote approximately 10,000 letters over his lifetime — 840 of these addressed to his wife. Letters written by (or to) Sofia...
Editeur : University of Ottawa Press
Parution : 2017-05-23

Format(s) : PDF, ePub
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