Great Houses Modern Aristocrats

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  • Author : James Reginato
  • Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • ISBN : 0847848981
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Great Houses Modern Aristocrats

Great Houses  Modern Aristocrats
  • Author : James Reginato
  • Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
  • Release : 04 October 2016
GET THIS BOOK Great Houses Modern Aristocrats

This stunning book presents the intriguing stories and celebrated histories of some of the leading families of Great Britain and Ireland and the opulent residences that have defined their heritages. The history of England is inextricably linked with the stories of its leading aristocratic dynasties and the great seats they have occupied for centuries. As the current owners speak of the critical roles their ancestors have played in the nation, they bring history alive. All of these houses have survived

Aristocracy and the Modern World

Aristocracy and the Modern World
  • Author : Ellis Wasson
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release : 14 July 2006
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Ellis Wasson offers one of the first comprehensive studies of the European ruling class during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Distilling a wealth of recent research, Wasson analyses the role of aristocracy in modern times, focusing on the tensions that exist between egalitarian values and the way elites shape society. Wasson explodes myths and jettisons stereotypes in sweeping coverage that takes the story from the Congress of Vienna to Stalingrad. The study recounts the change from the genteel world of

Aristocracy and the Modern World

Aristocracy and the Modern World
  • Author : Ellis Wasson
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release : 14 July 2006
GET THIS BOOK Aristocracy and the Modern World

Ellis Wasson offers one of the first comprehensive studies of the European ruling class during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Distilling a wealth of recent research, Wasson analyses the role of aristocracy in modern times, focusing on the tensions that exist between egalitarian values and the way elites shape society. Wasson explodes myths and jettisons stereotypes in sweeping coverage that takes the story from the Congress of Vienna to Stalingrad. The study recounts the change from the genteel world of

Engagement with the Past

Engagement with the Past
  • Author : William Palmer
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release : 21 October 2021
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Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., John Hope Franklin, Daniel Boorstin, C. Vann Woodward, Edmund S. Morgan, Barbara Tuckman, Eric Hobsbawn, Hugh Trevor Roper, Lawrence Stone -- aside from carrying the distinction as some of the most successful and well-respected historians of the twentieth century, these scholars found their lives and careers evolving amid some of the world's pivotal historical moments. Dubbed the World War II Generation, the twenty-two English and American historians chronicled by William Palmer grew up in the aftermath

Becoming an Event Planner

Becoming an Event Planner
  • Author : Armand Limnander
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 19 January 2021
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A revealing guide to a career as an event planner written by W Magazine executive editor Armand Limnander and based on the real-life experiences of powerhouse event planner Bronson van Wyck—necessary reading for anyone considering a path to this profession. Becoming an Event Planner takes you behind the scenes to find out what it’s really like, and what it really takes, to become an event planner. Behind every great event is a visionary planner, and Bronson van Wyck,

Dynastic Identity in Early Modern Europe

Dynastic Identity in Early Modern Europe
  • Author : Liesbeth Geevers,Mirella Marini
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 29 April 2016
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Aristocratic dynasties have long been regarded as fundamental to the development of early modern society and government. Yet recent work by political historians has increasingly questioned the dominant role of ruling families in state formation, underlining instead the continued importance and independence of individuals. In order to take a fresh look at the subject, this volume provides a broad discussion on the formation of dynastic identities in relationship to the lineage’s own history, other families within the social elite,

The Social World of Early Modern Westminster

The Social World of Early Modern Westminster
  • Author : J. F. Merritt,Bill Merritt
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release : 03 September 2005
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This book is the first study to provide an integrated picture of Westminster during this crucial period in its history. It reveals the increasingly difficult relations between the diverse groups of people who constituted local society--the court, the aristocracy, the Abbey, and the poor--and the competing visions of Westminster's identity which their presence engendered.

Growing Up Getty

Growing Up Getty
  • Author : James Reginato
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 05 July 2022
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An enthralling and comprehensive look into the contemporary state of one of the wealthiest—and least understood—family dynasties in the world, perfect for fans of Succession, The House of Gucci, The Cartiers, and Fortune’s Children. Oil magnate J. Paul Getty, once the richest man in the world, is the patriarch of an extraordinary cast of sons, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. While some have been brought low by mental illness, drug addiction, and one of the most sensational kidnapping cases

Aristocratic Vice

Aristocratic Vice
  • Author : Donna T. Andrew
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 18 June 2013
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div Aristocratic Vice examines the outrage against the four vices associated with the aristocracy in eighteenth-century England—duelling, suicide, adultery, and gambling—and the subsequent emergence of the middle class./DIV

A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe

A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe
  • Author : Charlie R. Steen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 December 2019
GET THIS BOOK A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe

A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe examines the relationships that developed in cities from the time of the late Renaissance through to the Napoleonic period, exploring culture in the broadest sense by selecting a variety of sources not commonly used in history books, such as plays, popular songs, sketches, and documents created by ordinary people. Extending from 1480 to 1820, the book traces the flourishing cultural life of key European cities and the opportunities that emerged for ordinary people to engage

The Fox Hunting Controversy 1781 2004

The Fox Hunting Controversy  1781   2004
  • Author : Allyson N. May
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 March 2016
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August 1781 saw the publication of a manual on fox hunting that would become a classic of its genre. Hugely popular in its own day, Peter Beckford's Thoughts on Hunting is often cited as marking the birth of modern hunting and continues to be quoted from affectionately today by the hunting fraternity. Less stressed is the fact that its subject was immediately controversial, and that a hostile review which appeared on the heels of the manual's publication raised two criticisms of

Inventing Great Neck

Inventing Great Neck
  • Author : Judith S. Goldstein
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 22 January 2022
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Examines the little-known story of how Great Neck, New York, was transformed from a Gentile community to one in which Jews were the majority, in a rich narrative that illustrates the allure of suburbia, Jewish identity in America, and the American dream itself.

Spectacle and Display A Modern History of Britain s Roman Mosaic Pavements

Spectacle and Display  A Modern History of Britain   s Roman Mosaic Pavements
  • Author : Michael Dawson
  • Publisher : Archaeopress Publishing Ltd
  • Release : 20 May 2021
GET THIS BOOK Spectacle and Display A Modern History of Britain s Roman Mosaic Pavements

Antiquarian interest in the Roman period mosaics of Britain began in the 16th century. This book is the first to explore responses and attitudes to mosaics, not just at the point of discovery but during their subsequent history. It is a field which has received scant attention and provides a compelling insight into the agency of these remains.