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Against the grain : Brian Fitzpatrick and Manning Clark in by Stuart Macintyre, Sheila Fitzpatrick

By Stuart Macintyre, Sheila Fitzpatrick

'Against the Grain' examines the twin careers of Brian Fitzpatrick and Manning Clark and exhibits the political and private problems that beset them either in the course of their careers. Fitzpatrick was once the older through an entire decade, born in 1905 and raised within the reduce middle-class suburb of Moonee Ponds. From the neighborhood kingdom university and Essendon excessive he gained a scholarship to The collage of Melbourne and a different residential scholarship to Trinity collage. whereas the following, he grew to become energetic in scholar lifestyles and helped stumbled on either the Labour membership and the coed newspaper, Farrago. This was once probably an outlet for his rebellious spirit.

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Delitto e perdono. La pena di morte nell’orizzonte mentale by Adriano Prosperi

By Adriano Prosperi

Durante i secoli di un «lungo Medioevo» nelle città europee si venne progressivamente elaborando e strutturando un grande spettacolo: quello della morte consistent with through di giustizia. Come ogni dramma teatrale, ciò che manteneva alta los angeles tensione degli spettatori period l'incertezza dell'esito. Erano in gioco due vite, quella del corpo e quella dell'anima e tutte e due rimanevano in pericolo fino alla tremendous: una tremendous che si prolungava oltre l'esecuzione, quando il corpo rimaneva esposto alla folla, talvolta squartato e infilzato sulle picche, talvolta pendente dalla forca, talvolta ancora «sparato» dai chirurghi nel rito della «notomia» pubblica. l. a. sorte del corpo e quella dell'anima entrarono a much parte dei dialoghi che si svolsero tra il condannato e los angeles folla consistent with incanalarsi poi all'interno del confronto tra il condannato e gli esperti nell'arte del conforto, i membri di confraternite che si specializzarono in questa funzione e che, fiorite inizialmente nell'Italia centrosettentrionale fra Trecento e Quattrocento, si diffusero in seguito in tutta Europa.

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Luther, an experiment in biography by Harry Gerald Haile

By Harry Gerald Haile

This paintings introduces us to the nice chief in his fifties, a character that used to be the most pungently alive in all history."

Originally released in 1983.

The Princeton Legacy Library makes use of the newest print-on-demand expertise to back make to be had formerly out-of-print books from the celebrated backlist of Princeton collage Press. those paperback variations defend the unique texts of those vital books whereas offering them in sturdy paperback variations. The aim of the Princeton Legacy Library is to greatly raise entry to the wealthy scholarly historical past present in the hundreds of thousands of books released by means of Princeton college Press given that its founding in 1905.

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