By Warren Dokter
By Hugh Popham
By Ky White,Cindy White
By Bill Tammeus,Jacques Cukierkorn
By Torsten Körner
Die Welt kennt Willy Brandt, doch wer kennt seine Welt?
Seine Frau Rut, die Söhne Peter, Lars und Matthias: Wie erlebte die Familie Brandts Aufstieg und Fall?
Rut Brandts Freundinnen und viele Menschen aus dem ganz privaten Umfeld der Familie Brandt haben sich für diese ungewöhnliche Biographie in Interviews geöffnet. was once sie zu erzählen haben, ergänzt auf spannende Weise die Erinnerungen der politischen Weggefährten wie Egon Bahr und Hans-Dietrich Genscher. Torsten Körner zeichnet ein neues, faszinierendes Bild einer legendären Persönlichkeit und ihrer Familie.
So nah kam noch keine Biographie dem Menschen Willy Brandt.
By Sigrid-Maria Größing
Liebe, checklist und Leidenschaft haben die europäische Politik in allen Jahrhunderten beeinflusst - und sie bewirkten bedeutende kulturelle, religiöse und gesellschaftliche Veränderungen. Menschen von ganz unterschiedlichem Charakter und Begabungen, mit bisweilen seltsamen Vorlieben und lasterhaften Neigungen, bestimmten das Geschick der einzelnen Staaten, brachen Kriege vom Zaun und definierten das Schicksal ihrer Untertanen. Denn das einfache Volk hatte hinzunehmen und zu erdulden, den Wünschen und Gesetzen der Herrscher zu entsprechen. So verschieden die Protagonisten der Geschichte sind, so ähnlich sind ihre purpose, Beweggründe und findigen Methoden, wenn es darum geht, sich Vorteile oder auch nur persönliches Glück zu verschaffen.
Bestsellerautorin Sigrid-Maria Größing nimmt uns mit auf einen spannend-emotionalen Streifzug durch die europäische Geschichte.
By John F White
His accomplishments were hailed by way of classical students as these of a 'superman', but Aurelian himself is still little recognized to a much broader viewers. His achievements enabled the Roman Empire to outlive for an additional centuries, making sure an enduring legacy of Roman civilization for the successor ecu states. with no Aurelian, the 'Dark a while' may most likely have lasted centuries longer. it is a new, revised edition.
By Lawrence A. Clayton,Edward C. Moore,Vernon James Knight,Charles Hudson,John E. Worth,Eugene Lyon,Jeffrey P. Brain,John H. Hann,Frances G. Crowley,David Bost,Rocio Sanchez Rubio,Charmion Shelby,Eduardo Kortright,James A. Robertson,Paul Hoffman
The De Soto excursion was once the 1st significant come upon of Europeans with North American Indians within the jap 1/2 the us. De Soto and his military of over six hundred males, together with two hundred cavalry, spent 4 years touring via what's now Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas. For anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians the surviving De Soto chronicles are valued for the original ethnological info they comprise. those files, on hand right here in a quantity set, are the one specific eyewitness files of the main complicated local civilization in North the US— the Mississippian tradition— a tradition that vanished within the wake of eu contact.
By Martin Gray
"Those who can't consider the earlier are condemned to copy it." George Santayana
We desire in simple terms to seem again to Rwanda, and now to Darfur, to determine that when back we live the worst of instances. Who higher to steer our figuring out and provides us wish than Martin Graya guy who survived the worst of instances, flourished, and nonetheless controlled to discover pleasure in living?
Martin has come complete circle for the reason that his boyhood global used to be grew to become the other way up via the German invasion of Poland in 1939. in a single day, the teenage Martin and his kin have been immersed within the horrors of the Holocaust and held captive within the Warsaw Ghetto. It was once a nightmare of brutality, hunger, and loss of life. Martin grew to become a shrewdpermanent smuggler to aid his kinfolk surviveuntil the "butchers" of Treblinka took his mom and brothers. opposed to most unlikely odds, Martin survived and back to struggle within the Warsaw Ghetto rebellion. because the Nazis incinerated the ghetto, he escaped to struggle with the partisans, after which the crimson Army.
After the struggle, Martin made his solution to long island. The crafty and talents he built in the course of the battle enabled him to profit the language and create a winning enterprise. At 35, he retired to France with a fortune and a gorgeous Dutch spouse, beginning a relatives and dwelling in happiness and peace. yet his global used to be shattered once more via a woodland hearth that engulfed his fleeing kinfolk. In a sad repeat of heritage, Martin on my own survived.
Martin Gray's previous may be our destiny if we do not heed his name to be the swap. during this thirty fifth anniversary accelerated version of For these I enjoyed, a publication loved by way of hundreds of thousands of readers around the world, Martin reminds us that the prior is hooked up to the current. in simple terms we will be able to make sure that heritage isn't repeated.
Martin grey nonetheless lives within the South of France and has committed his existence to his family members, writing, human rights, and environmental and cultural factors. He bought the United countries Dag Hammarskjöld Award and the Gold Medal of eu Merit.
By Dietrich von Hildebrand,John Henry Crosby
How does someone develop into Hitler’s enemy number 1? no longer via espionage or violence, it seems, yet via notable fearlessly on the highbrow and non secular roots of nationwide Socialism.
Dietrich von Hildebrand was once a German Catholic philosopher and instructor who dedicated the complete strength of his mind to breaking the lethal spell of Nazism that ensnared such a lot of of his liked countrymen.
His tale may well good were misplaced to us have been it now not for this memoir he penned within the final many years of his lifestyles on the request of his spouse, Alice von Hildebrand. In My conflict opposed to Hitler, masking the years from 1921 to 1938, von Hildebrand tells of the scorn and mock he persisted for sounding the alarm while many nonetheless considered Hitler as a good and inevitable strength. He expresses the sorrow of getting to go away at the back of his domestic, pals, and relations in Germany to behavior his struggle opposed to the Nazis from Austria. He recounts how he defiantly challenged Nazism within the public sq., prompting the German ambassador in Vienna to explain him to Hitler as "the architect of the highbrow resistance in Austria." And in the middle of all of the threat he confronted, he conveys his unwavering belief in God, even in the course of his harrowing get away from Vienna and his determined flight throughout Europe, with the Nazis consistently only one step in the back of.
Dietrich von Hildebrand belongs to the very earliest anti-Nazi resistance. His public statements led the Nazis to blacklist him already in 1921, lengthy prior to the horrors of the 3rd Reich and greater than twenty-three years ahead of the recognized assassination try on Hitler in July 1944. His conflict could culminate within the numerous articles he released in Vienna, a range of that are featured during this quantity.
"It is a huge privilege," writes editor John Henry Crosby, founding father of the Hildebrand venture, "to current to the realm the shining witness of 1 guy who risked every little thing to stick to his moral sense and stand in defiance of tyranny."
From the Hardcover edition.