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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About Pierre Van Paassen. Jan 30, Revjim added it. Dutch, trained in a hard Calvinist school and destined for the ministry, journalism was more or less an accident, and a fortunate one for those who have followed him. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. He has had opportunities — and made the most of them — in interviewing the men who have moved the chessmen of Europe’s board.
In this most exciting period of history the author traces his contacts with Lorenzo and the opposition, with the artists, Botticelli and Michelangelo, with Machiavelli, with the great Pope, Alexander VI, with Lucrezia, Cesare and the Sforza family.
The book is at his best when Van Paassen is relating the stories that he has uncovered on his travels as a journalist traveling the world between the wars. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Download ebook for print-disabled.
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But fundamentally, Van Paassen was a Christian Democratic Socialist concerned, as he put it in his autobiographical Days of Our Yearswith the enduring struggle for justice for ordinary individuals. He will be a Negro! Add to wishlist E-mail a link to this book. He added, moreover, that there was no confirmation from any reliable source on that vah business in Bulgaria.
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The ot usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. Juditha rated it really liked it Aug 16, Days of our years Pierre Van Paassen. The story of a generation through the eyes of a Dutch born American Journalist. Archived copy as title link10 January My grandfather had told me about this book in a conversation we were having but didn’t know I was going to buy it for him. Visions rise and change by Pierre Van Paassen Book 5 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.
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Most widely held works by Pierre Van Paassen. He was a pierer opponent of fascism in Italy, Germany and France from the s, reinforced by the ten days he spent as a prisoner in the Dachau Concentration Camp in late March