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2 edition of Foreign historical novels. found in the catalog.

Foreign historical novels.

Harold Temperley

Foreign historical novels.

by Harold Temperley

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Published by G. Bell for the Historical Association in London .
Written in English


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SeriesLeaflets / HistoricalAssociation -- 76
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Open LibraryOL13765878M

The higher you climb, the further you fall. Widely regarded as two of the greatest works of historical fiction, Hilary Mantel’s peerless, Booker Prize-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies have dazzlingly charted the rising arc of mercurial Tudor plotter, politician and power broker Thomas Cromwell. Now, in The Mirror & The Light she brings her trilogy to its final, . This outstanding book puts Egypt’s economic history in the context of those of other developing countries, comparing it to such histories in East Asia and Latin America. Ikram skillfully weaves economic theory into his account of Egyptian policies over the last half century and assesses the role and effectiveness of foreign aid in the country.

“The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there,” wrote L.P. Hartley in the novel The Go-Between. When venturing into the past, a guide is essential for understanding what one might see. In this collection of new historical fiction, 19 authors narrate readers’ tours of the past.   Again, we need recognition, understanding, and to listen to the voices of others in order to create a more accepting world. So to that end, below please find ten novels (plus a bonus) about the immigrant experience in America, all published in the last ten years. This list is only a start, of course, so get reading, get writing, get talking.

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