Days of Our Years has 18 ratings and 2 reviews. Christine said: The book is at his best when Van Paassen is relating the stories that he has uncovered on. I found this perhaps, the most stimulating and challenging roving journalist’s story since Vincent Sheean’s. Days of our years by Pierre Van Paassen, , The Dial Press edition, hardcover in English.
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My grandfather had told me about this book in a conversation we were having but didn’t know I was going to buy it for him. This book was in my parents’ collection.
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Enormous eye for details and a complete description of events and people influencing the First World War. I read it after they passed away.
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In this most exciting period of history the author traces his contacts with Lorenzo and the opposition, with the artists, Botticelli and Michelangelo, with Machiavelli, with the great Pope, Alexander VI, with Lucrezia, Cesare and the Sforza family.
About Pierre Van Paassen. Kareem Ibrahem marked it as to-read Jan 06, One person found this helpful. Van Paassen’s autobiography, Days of Our Yearspublished indetailed many events that he couldn’t mention in his earlier newspaper reports. Tomekk Gandhi marked it as to-read Nov 03, Books by Pierre Van Paassen.
Number of pages Check nearby libraries with:. Nothing quite whets the appetite for rare and collectible books like old and vintage cookbooks. Retrieved from ” https: A crown of fire by Pierre Van Paassen 4 editions published between and in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide The life of Savonarola and its place in the history of Italy and the Church has been subject to many interpretations.
Refresh and try again. Atitus marked it as to-read Aug 10, Days of our years by Pierre Van Paassen Book 74 editions published between and in 4 languages and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide Pierre Van Paassen was in Palestine and provides a graphic account of the pogrom against the Jews of Hebron in his book Days of Our Years.
Ashley F marked it as to-read Sep 29, Mike Duffy rated it it was amazing Jul 31, He has had opportunities — and made the most of them — in interviewing the men who have moved the chessmen of Europe’s board.
The Time Is Now! Edited by Samuel Goldring. I would like to call attention to page line 14 the date reads but it should read see wikipedia Faisal Paris Peace Conference.
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Days of Our Years by Pierre Van Paassen (1939, Hardback)
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The time is now! The managing editor, Paassdn. Glossary Some terminology that may be used in this description includes: By the creation of a third hostile frontier, he made the Quai d’Orsay so piwrre dependent on England that France lost her freedom of action entirely and was reduced to the status of a second-rate power Sign In Register Help Basket.
A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier. His work — and interests — took him far from beaten tracks. Get to Know Us. Add to wishlist E-mail a link to this book. At times it was a tough read, but what I was able to learn of the years between the world wars was well worth it. Check nearby libraries paassej After entering a seminary, he served as a missionary to Ruthenian immigrants in the Alberta hinterland, where he helped with medical work.
Days of our years
Savonarola and Firenze Florence however paaxsen so inextricably bound together that the two must be discussed at one and the same time. Lexi is currently reading it Jul 28, This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Van Paassen spent quite some time in Palestine and wrote extensively; when one reads this book today, one notices how profound and ironic it is, that the times which Van Paassen describes of his generation are now repeating themselves, the only differences are the players’ names.
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Not as easy reading, not as adventurous as some, but cutting deeper into the facts behind what he saw and felt and reported.