The Dark Valley
A Panorama of the 1930s
By (author) Piers Brendon
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Dark Valley by Piers Brendon
Book DescriptionIn a work of breathtaking scholarship and scope, "The Dark Valley" is a magisterial overview of the clouded and turbulent pause between the two World Wars. Brendon expertly takes readers through a decade dominated by the Great Depression, political unrest, and social upheaval. of photos.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375708084
(205mm x 129mm x 44mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Piers Brendon
Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997, Paperback / softback (February 2010)
A comprehensive, scholarly, and fascinating study of the end of the British Empire, this work--full of vivid particulars, brief lives, telling anecdotes, comic episodes, symbolic moments and illustrative vignettes--evokes remote places as well as distant times.
Hawker of Morwenstow, Paperback (April 2002)
This biography of Robert Stephen Hawker unravels the famous Cornish parson-poet's rich personality. Drawing on a mass of material, Brendon re-creates one of the most bizarre and eccentric Victorian lives, substituting character for caricature.
Dark Valley, Paperback (March 2001)
In this worldwide survey of the 1930s, Brendon examines the great powers and their leaders and investigates how, and how far, contemporary minds knew what they knew, and the extent to which our own view of the time is fogged by their uncertainty. He illuminates a period when the world was struggling with one crisis and hurtling towards another.
Motoring Century, Hardback (April 1997)» View all books by Piers Brendon
This is a centenary history of the Royal Automobile Club. The book is a record of the work of the institution, tracing the journey of the car through 100 years of Britain's national life. It also looks at how the automobile has revolutionized society.
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Author Biography - Piers Brendon
Piers Brendon is the Keeper of the Churchill Archives, and a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge.
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