Simon Schama - 1995 - 672 pagina’s
The author of The Embarrassment of Riches takes a fascinating journey through time and space to explore the rich treasury of myths that have transformed the landscape of ...
Simon Schama - 1988 - 698 pagina’s
Describes the cultural and social milieu of seventeenth-century Holland, where, despite great material wealth and general prosperity, an "anxiety of superabundance" permeated ...
Simon Schama, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn - 1999 - 750 pagina’s
Honoring the genius of Rembrandt, the author first explores the painter's obsession with Flemish master Peter Paul Rubens--a fixation that profoundly influenced the evolution ...
Gordon S. Wood - 2008 - 336 pagina’s
An erudite scholar and an elegant writer, Gordon S. Wood has won both numerous awards and a broad readership since the 1969 publication of his widely acclaimed The Creation of ...
Elaine Forman Crane - 2002 - 236 pagina’s
"Killed Strangely is an engaging read that will entrance and inform readers who are at once murder mystery and history buffs." Common-Place
Natalie Zemon Davis - 1983 - 162 pagina’s
Tells the story of a sixteenth-century French imposter who convinced a peasant woman and her family that he was her missing husband
Barry Siegel - 1991 - 544 pagina’s
Recounts the brutal murder of four-year-old Dennis Jurgens in 1965 by his adoptive parents, and Dennis's birth mother's discovery of the truth more than twenty years later