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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I found this perhaps, the most stimulating and challenging roving journalist’s story since Vincent Sheean’s. There is Savonarola’s conversion of the whole city of Florence with the entire population walking in a procession of penitence. 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 It came just as expected and it seems brand new, I am almost afraid to open it!
Splendidly written with startling insights to world events. Beautiful as, Malcolm said. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I read it after they passed away.
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Hence many things I investigated or saw remained unreported.
Retrieved from “Archived copy”. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Views Read Edit View history. Inbefore the Munich Accord, Van Paassen wrote of the Western European powers’ strategic assessments of Germany’s likely drive for expansion in Eastern Europe and Russia, and the potential shock to the European economy if the West were to make war and destroy Germany. Places AfricaPalestine.
Glossary Some terminology that may be used in this description includes: Pierrre the king of France invaded Italy Savonarola went out to meet him and thus saved the city while the rest of the country was ravaged by war. A commentary on the world today, and what brought it about.
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In this event, there may be a slight delay in shipping and possible variation in description. One person found this helpful. Enormous eye for details and a complete description of events paaseen people influencing the First World War. Holly Lawson marked it as to-read Apr 27, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. More by Pierre Van Paassen. In his books Van Paassen was not a rigorous historian, but used vivid accounts often taken from first hand encounters with participants in the conflicts about which adys wrote.
Earlier, Germany’s January commercial contracts for the output of the Spanish and Spanish Moroccan mines had gone awry with the opposition of a newly elected government in Madrid. February 4, History. The book only slightly extends Van Paassen’s account past the period before the U. Their evasiveness was a necessity, for nonbelievers were and still are not allowed in areas that are considered to be the holiest places in the world of Islam.
David marked it as to-read Oct 03, Would you like to tell us about a lower price? He was accompanied by a British Intelligence officer, and both smeared yfars faces and hands with burnt cork to give them an Arab appearance.
Later he became one of the first non-Jews in America to write favorably about the campaign to establish a Jewish national home in Palestine, and remained a Zionist supporter afterwards. Following his novitiate Pisrre was called to Florence and immortality by Lorenzo the Magnificent.
Van Paassen, Pierre 1895-1968
From his earliest travels to Palestine inhe saw and developed a regard for the work of the early Jewish immigrants to improve the area’s agriculture and industry. Share this book Facebook.
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Be sure to check out our cook books and food section of our rare book room. 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.