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A Journey A Journey

Tony Blair

Издател: Random House

Tony Blair is a politician who defines our times. His emergence as Labour Party leader in 1994 marked a seismic shift in British politics. Within a few short years, he had transformed his party and rallied the country behind him, becoming prime minister in 1997 with the biggest victory in Labour’s history, and bringing to an end eighteen years

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A Life in Our Times A Life in Our Times

John Kenneth Galbraith

Издател: Houghton Mifflin Company

The eminent economist and public servant retraces the main and telling events and relationships of his eventful life and draws sharp portraits of some famous and infamous people met along the way. "In the decades since World War II, no American writer has done more to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable than John Kenneth Galbraith."

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Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow

Издател: Penguin Books

The 20th century was not kind to Alexander Hamilton. His fame peaked early, spurred by Henry Cabot Lodge's admiring biography (1882) and by Republican eulogists as diverse as Theodore Roosevelt and Calvin Coolidge. Though many Progressives liked Hamilton's expansive view of federal power, his support for banks and bonds rankled them; they felt it

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Antony Fisher: Champion of Liberty Antony Fisher: Champion of Liberty

Gerald Frost

Издател: Profile Books

Antony Fisher's achievements throughout a varied and fascinating life were extraordinary. A successful entrepreneur from his twenties, and a decorated Battle of Britain fighter pilot in World War II, he later introduced chicken factory-farming to the UK (his second wife said, 'Antony did more to put a chicken in every man's pot than any king or

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Bismarck: A Life Bismarck: A Life

Jonathan Steinberg

Издател: Oxford University Press

Since there are a passel of Bismarck biographies, Steinberg recognizes that a new portrait requires a new approach. He adopts one of expansive quotation from Bismarck’s correspondence and from observations of him by contemporaries, which well suits the style of power Bismarck wielded from 1862 to 1890. It was personalistic, entailing domination

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Exposing the Real Che Guevara Exposing the Real Che Guevara

Humberto Fontova

Издател: Sentinel HC

Nearly four decades after his death, it’s impossible to avoid the image of Ernesto “Che” Guevara everywhere from T-shirts to cartoons. Liberals consider Che a revolutionary martyr who gave his life to help the poor of Latin America. Time named him one of the one hundred most influential people of the last century. And a major Hollywood movie

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iЛидерът Стив Джобс iЛидерът Стив Джобс

Джей Елиът, Уилям Саймън

Издател: Локус Пъблишинг

Apple е в атака и всички искаме да разберем как го прави Стив! „iЛидерът” е книга за начина, по който Стив Джобс изгражда успеха чрез вяра в своите възгледи, страст към технологиите и

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Memoirs of a Superfluous Man Memoirs of a Superfluous Man

Albert Jay Nock

Издател: Hallberg Publishing Corporation

"Albert Jay Nock, perhaps the most brilliant American essayist of the 20th century, and certainly among its most important libertarian thinkers, set out to write his autobiography but he ended up doing much more. He presents here a full theory of society, state, economy, and culture, and does so almost inadvertently. His stories, lessons,

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Reagan and Thatcher Reagan and Thatcher

Geoffrey Smith

Издател: W. W. Norton & Company

Smith traces the course of the political partnership of Reagan and Thatcher from the moment when they first met in 1975, as right-wing opposition leaders. The political triumph of their shared ideology during the course of the next decade and a half and their active co-operation in events in the Falklands, Grenada and Libya are seen as one of the

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Surviving Treblinka Surviving Treblinka

Samuel Willenberg

Издател: Basil Blackwell Ltd.

Between 1941 and 1943 some 900,000 Jews were sent by the Nazis to the extermination camp at Treblinka in Poland. Only a mere 70 survived the war. This memoir by one of those survivors, now living in Israel, describes Treblinka from his arrival there in 1942. He illustrates in detail the physical conditions of transport to, and life at, the camp,

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