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📒Modern Aristocrats ✍ James Reginato
✏Modern Aristocrats Book Summary : 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 great wars, economic upheavals, and, at times, scandal. Filled with stunning photography, this book is a remarkably intimate and lively look inside some of Britain’s stateliest houses, with the modern-day aristocrats who live in them and keep them going in high style.This book presents a tour of some of England’s finest residences, with many of the interiors shown here for the first time. It includes Blenheim Palace—seven acres under one roof, eclipsing the splendor of any of the British royal family’s residences—property of the Dukes of Marlborough; the exquisite Old Vicarage in Derbyshire, last residence of the late Dowager Duchess of Devonshire (née Deborah Mitford); Haddon Hall, a vast crenellated 900-year-old manor house belonging to the Dukes of Rutland that has been called the most romantic house in England; and the island paradises on Mustique and St. Lucia of the 3rd Baron Glenconner. This book is perfect for history buffs and lovers of traditional interior design and English country life."
📒Confucian China And Its Modern Fate ✍ Joseph Richmond Levenson
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📒Writing Combat And The Self In Early Modern English Literature ✍ Jennifer Feather
✏Writing Combat and the Self in Early Modern English Literature Book Summary : By examining these competing depictions of combat that coexist in sixteenth-century texts ranging from Arthurian romance to early modern medical texts, this study reveals both the importance of combat in understanding the humanist subject and the contours of the previously neglected pre-modern subject.
📒Genghis Khan And The Making Of The Modern World ✍ Jack Weatherford
✏Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World Book Summary : New York Times Bestseller • The startling true history of how one extraordinary man from a remote cornerof the world created an empire that led the world into the modern age. The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-five years than the Romans did in four hundred. In nearly every country the Mongols conquered, they brought an unprecedented rise in cultural communication, expanded trade, and a blossoming of civilization. Vastly more progressive than his European or Asian counterparts, Genghis Khan abolished torture, granted universal religious freedom, and smashed feudal systems of aristocratic privilege. From the story of his rise through the tribal culture to the explosion of civilization that the Mongol Empire unleashed, this brilliant work of revisionist history is nothing less than the epic story of how the modern world was made.
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📒Blue Collar Aristocrats ✍ E. E. LeMasters
✏Blue collar Aristocrats Book Summary : This classic study of American society depicts the regulars at a Middleton, Wisconson tavern.
📒Dismissed As Elegant Fossils ✍ Lee Bruschke-Johnson
✏Dismissed as Elegant Fossils Book Summary : Konoe Nobutada (1565-1614) was a famous calligrapher and head of a high-ranking aristocratic family. Nobutada's contributions to the art and culture, have frequently been overlooked, largely because of the common misperception that aristocrats were too outdated, impoverished and powerless to be worthy of discussion. Dismissed as Elegant Fossils seeks to reinstate aristocrats as key players in the competition for political and artistic supremacy by examining Nobutada's calligraphy and painting, his turbulent relationship with Tokugawa Ieyasu, and his family's role in marital politics.
📒Understanding Modern Sociology ✍ Wes Sharrock
✏Understanding Modern Sociology Book Summary : The authors of the bestselling 'Understanding classical sociology' present the companion volume dealing with the modern period of social theory.
📒Aristocrats Of The Garden ✍ Ernest Wilson
✏Aristocrats of the Garden Book Summary : ""Ernest Wilson's 1917 work provides a history and description of many ornamental plants, including roses, lilies, lilacs, Japanese cherries, and herbaceous plants from China.""
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