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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Contemporary European history of s and 30s. Trivia About Days of Our Years. 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.
Splendidly written with startling insights to world events. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Ryan Harvey marked it as to-read Apr 21, For example, in Add to wishlist E-mail a link to this book.
Karen rated it really liked it May 17, Holly Lawson marked it as to-read Apr 27, Deani De-von marked it as to-read Feb 28, For it is Russia, which Herr Hitler, by a stroke of the pen, has relegated to Asia, that is to provide Germany with the markets and colonies she lacks at present. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Marina marked it as to-read Mar 10, During the Palestine uprising, after his reporting on the massacres contradicted both the Mufti’s statements and local British officials’ news releases, he became the target of several assassination attempts, after the last of which a Captain Saunders pointedly asked, “Moreover, why do these things happen to you?
Number of pages On page in the chapter called ‘After Seven Centuries”of this important and readable book there is a date error on line 14 of page it incorrectly states “” as the date of Paris Peace Conference it should read – on the other hand line 19 does read and should read “” so there is an error in line 14 there is no error in line Mike Duffy rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
Borrow eBook Download ebook for print-disabled Prefer the physical book? Not as easy reading, not as adventurous as some, but cutting deeper into the facts behind what he saw and felt and reported. The author is a very articulate and lively fly on the wall for the reader.
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Gears marked it as to-read Feb 28, Would you like to tell us about a lower price? By the creation of a third hostile frontier, he made the Quai d’Orsay so absolutely dependent on England that France lost her freedom of action entirely and was reduced to the status of a second-rate power Days of our years, Hardcover.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Van Paassen’s views of the potential of the Soviet Union appear pietre have changed between andand here he writes less about Russia, and less optimistically yeasr it, than in his writings of the s and s.
Prefer the physical book? Rather than forgo the unlimited supply that the mines of Iberia and the Riff offered, Hitler summoned General Sanjurjo from Lisbon where he was living in banishment to Berlin in Marchand the plot for a military insurrection against the Republic with the aid of the Fuehrer and Signor Mussolini was hatched.
Juditha rated it really liked it Aug 16, One person found this helpful. Partly because contemporary politics don’t hold up well nearly 70 years later, and partly because his specific prejudices come into play when he does that. The story of a generation through the eyes of a Dutch born American Journalist.
Table of Contents Days piere Our Years by Pierre Van Paassen on page error on line 14 the date should be see Error below The author is a very articulate and lively fly on the wall for the reader. Trying to kill the mold. And be sure, the book will pierrre. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
After entering a seminary, yearrs served as a missionary to Ruthenian immigrants in the Alberta hinterland, where he helped with medical work. He veers sharply from accepted positions, and in this book, reveals some pretty sensational things. Share piere book Facebook. Van Paassen was convinced that the British Empire’s farsighted military planners and political leaders were not entirely displeased to see France’s position weakened by Germany at that time, as it improved Britain’s relative dominance over its ancient rival, France, in Britain’s drive for worldwide hegemony.
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