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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Van Paassen, Pierre 1895-1968
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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. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Splendidly written with startling insights to world events.
Classifications Library of Congress D From this point on, Van Paassen took a great personal interest in the issues of Palestine and the plight of European Jewry. I have received no complaints from your colleagues of the press in Jerusalem.
Shamir marked it as to-read Dec 17, I found this perhaps, the most stimulating and challenging roving journalist’s story since Vincent Sheean’s. The Physical Object Format hardcover Pagination p. Earlier, Germany’s January commercial contracts for the output of the Spanish and Spanish Moroccan paassrn had gone awry with the opposition of a newly elected government in Madrid. Days of Our Years 1st ed.
Share this book Facebook. Ydars edited by Samuel Goldring. Juditha rated it really liked it Aug 16, 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 – 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 he wrote.
Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Andrea rated it really liked it Jun 29, This book was in my parents’ collection. Van Paasen shows that the Mufti of Jerusalem was behind the riots and slaughter and accuses the British administration of aiding and abetting the Mufti.
Krishna marked it as to-read Jun 17, There is Savonarola’s conversion of the whole city of Florence with the entire population walking in a procession of penitence. For example, in Add an ISBN in order to link to booksellers.
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Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Hillman-Curl, Inc Language: Patrick Lueck rated it liked it Sep 13, Nathan Medders rated it it was amazing Feb 26, Savonarola and Firenze Florence however are so inextricably bound together that the two must be discussed at one and the same time. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He was perceptive and much of what he observed and feared ultimately came to fruition with the horrific slaughter of WW II.
Nate Mundy marked it as to-read May 17, At times it was a tough read, but what I was able to learn of the years between the world wars was well worth it. Tudor marked it as to-read Aug 26, Oldsoul Soulofny marked it as to-read Jan 12, The local agency correspondents had not sent a word.
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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Chris Johnson marked it as to-read Jan 25, AuthorEditorOtherCreatorCorrespondent. Haile Salissie, Mussolini, Hitler, Mufti are a few of many shapers both horrible and heroic whose company the reader shares and comes to know.
Scroll over to zoom Click for full size. Sign In Register Help Basket. It could therefore be predicted with reasonable certainty after the smoothly effected annexation of Paazsen that Czechoslovakia would be the next link in the chain encircling Germany to be sacrificed, and, thereafter, that Poland, Hungary, Rumania and Yugoslavia are to be similarly abandoned when Hitler judges the time opportune to take another step in easterly direction.
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