General European Biographies

Download e-book for iPad: A Political Biography of John Toland (Eighteenth-Century by Michael Brown

By Michael Brown

John Toland was once infamous. A pamphleteer, a polemicist and a prankster of the 1st order, glossy scholarship has struggled to put his writings in the debates of his day. This research is the 1st to completely recount his outstanding biography, situating his writings in the controversies that sparked and formed them.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Political Biography of John Toland (Eighteenth-Century Political Biographies) PDF

Similar general european biographies books

Download e-book for kindle: The Letters of Richard Cobden: Volume I: 1815-1847 (Letter by Anthony Howe

The 1st of 4 volumes, this booklet presents a distinct perception into the profession of 1 of Britain's major nineteenth-century politicians. Richard Cobden (1804-1865) moved quickly from enterprise luck in Manchester into the worlds of neighborhood, nationwide and overseas politics, delivering a case learn in social mobility within the commercial Revolution.

Get Augustus: Image and Substance PDF

All through a protracted and spectacularly winning political lifestyles, the Emperor Augustus (63BC-AD14) used to be a grasp of spin.  Barbara Levick exposes the concepts which he used to cover the ruthlessness of his upward thrust to energy and to reinforce his successes as soon as energy used to be accomplished. there has been, she argues, much less distinction than could look among the formidable adolescence who overthrew Anthony and Cleopatra and the popular Emperor of later years.

Download e-book for kindle: Genghis Khan: The Man Who Conquered the World by Frank McLynn

Genghis Khan was once through some distance the best conqueror the area has ever identified, whose empire stretched from the Pacific Ocean to important Europe, together with all of China, the center East and Russia. So how did an illiterate nomad upward thrust to such substantial energy, eclipsing Alexander the good, Julius Caesar and Napoleon?

Download e-book for kindle: Erzherzog Ferdinand II. Landesfürst von Tirol: Sein Leben. by Michael Forcher

LEBEN UND SCHAFFEN EINER AUßERORDENTLICHEN HERRSCHERPERSÖNLICHKEIT1567 kehrt Ferdinand II. nach seiner Zeit als böhmischer Statthalter in Prag nach Innsbruck zurück und übt von nun an als Regent einer der bedeutendsten europäischen Herrscherdynastien entscheidenden politischen und religiösen Einfluss aus.

Additional resources for A Political Biography of John Toland (Eighteenth-Century Political Biographies)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Political Biography of John Toland (Eighteenth-Century Political Biographies) by Michael Brown


by Anthony
4.0

Rated 4.63 of 5 – based on 11 votes