Postcards of Political Icons
Leaders of the Twentieth Century
Introduction by Dr. Andrew Roberts
Normal Price: $22.99
Your Price: $20.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.03 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Postcards of Political Icons by Dr. Andrew Roberts
Book DescriptionOpening in the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm II and continuing to the eve of the second Gulf War, Postcards of Political Icons tells the story of the twentieth century through images of its most recognizable leaders. The politicians who presided over the demise of colonialism, led the communist revolution, and fought two world wars are presented on these postcards in sometimes unusual-and often surprisingly personal-moments. Charles de Gaulle gazes impetuously, hands on hips, as he puffs on a cigarette; Yasser Arafat wrestles with chopsticks; while Benito Mussolini, known for his public performances, strikes a defiant pose. Reproducing many unusual and little-seen images, Postcards of Political Icons offers a fascinating glimpse at the iconography of political power-and the reality of the people behind it.
Buy Postcards of Political Icons book by Dr. Andrew Roberts from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781851243273
(133mm x 174mm x 17mm)
Imprint: The Bodleian Library
Publisher: The Bodleian Library
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dr. Andrew Roberts
Quality of Democracy in Eastern Europe, Paperback (September 2014)
This book presents a positive assessment of democratic quality as it has developed in ten postcommunist countries.
Uganda, Paperback (September 2013)
Uganda Travel Guide - Holiday travel advice and tips featuring Kampala highlights, gorilla tracking, accommodation and homestays, ancient history and local culture. This guide includes detailed tourist information and operators, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Murchison Falls, Ishasha Plains, Nile rafting, trekking, safaris and walking tours.
Fresh!, Paperback (March 2012)
An authoritative introduction on Fresh Expressions and Pioneer Ministry, Fresh ! combines a serious theological engagement with earthy practicality. It offers perspective based on the years that have now passed since Mission-Shaped Church.
Postcards from Checkpoint Charlie, Hardback (November 2008)» View all books by Dr. Andrew Roberts
The postcards in this fascinating volume trace the Wall from its beginnings as a simple stretch of barbed wire, to the daunting final structure containing over 300 watchtowers. Haunting images include Allied and East German soldiers coldly observing one another with binoculars and John F. Kennedy in 1963 declaring his solidarity with all Berliners.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Postcards of Political Icons book by Dr. Andrew Roberts and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Dr. Andrew Roberts
Andrew Roberts is a historian and biographer who has published books on Waterloo, Hitler and Churchill, the Marquis of Salisbury, the Earl of Halifax and the history of English-speaking peoples since 1900 amongst many others. He is an expert on military history and has won many awards for his writing.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687