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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He has had opportunities — and made the most of them — in interviewing the men who have moved the chessmen of Europe’s board. Germany’s war stocks were of the scantiest. Ryan Harvey marked it as to-read Apr 21, The forgotten ally by Pierre Van Paassen Book 37 editions published between and in 4 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide Van Paassen became interested in Jewish affairs after interviewing a Rabbi from New York who paasse just returned from Mandatory Palestine.
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Brotherqwerty marked it as to-read Feb 28, In this most exciting period of history the author traces his ohr with Dsys and the opposition, with the artists, Botticelli and Michelangelo, with Machiavelli, with the great Pope, Alexander VI, with Lucrezia, Cesare and the Sforza family. I have received no complaints from your colleagues of the press in Jerusalem. When he starts to wax political though, he loses me a bit. The purpose of their venture was to get an inside look at the radical movement by listening to what the Mullahs were preaching in regards to the political turmoil that was taking place in then British controlled Palestine.
Britain as an empire stands or falls with the control of the Near East. He will be a Negro! About Pierre Van Paassen. Sign In Register Help Basket. Spine faded, pages browned but tight. Van Paassen spoke Dutch, French, English, and some Ruthenian a language similar enough to Ukrainian that it allowed him to converse passably with many Russiansand later learned Hebrew.
I read it after they passed away. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. Krishna marked it as to-read Jun 17, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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Places AfricaPalestine. Deani De-von marked it as to-read Feb 28, Archived copy as title link10 January Number of pages A crown of fire by Pierre Van Paassen 4 editions published between and in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries pisrre The life of Savonarola and its place in the history of Italy and the Church has been subject to many interpretations.
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Days of Our Years by Pierre Van Paassen (1939, Hardback)
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Enjoy browsing these books on New York City. Please try again later. And finally, the accusation of heresy, the trial and torture, and the burning at the stake. In this book Pierre van Paassen gives it the most balanced, entertaining, and factual treatment yet.
Days of Our Years by Pierre Van Paassen
The managing editor, Mr. A commentary on the world today, and what brought it about. Van Paassen’s views of the potential of the Soviet Union appear to have changed between andand here he writes less about Russia, and less optimistically about it, than in his writings of the s and s. He was a staunch opponent of fascism in Italy, Germany and France from the s, reinforced by the ten days he spent as a prisoner in the Dachau Concentration Camp in late March Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.
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His work — and interests — took him far from beaten tracks. Shawn Fields rated it liked it Sep 05,