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The Book Modern Aristocrats
The Author James Reginato
The Publisher
Release Date2016-09-20
Genre Architecture
Pages 256
ISBN 0847848981
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This stunning book presents the intriguing stories and celebrated histories of some of the leading families of Great Britain and Ireland and the opulent residences that have defined their heritages. The history of England is inextricably linked with the stories of its leading aristocratic dynasties and the great seats they have occupied for centuries. As the current owners speak of the critical roles their ancestors have played in the nation, they bring history alive. All of these houses have survived great wars, economic upheavals, and, at times, scandal. Filled with stunning photography, this book is a remarkably intimate and lively look inside some of Britain’s stateliest houses, with the modern-day aristocrats who live in them and keep them going in high style.This book presents a tour of some of England’s finest residences, with many of the interiors shown here for the first time. It includes Blenheim Palace—seven acres under one roof, eclipsing the splendor of any of the British royal family’s residences—property of the Dukes of Marlborough; the exquisite Old Vicarage in Derbyshire, last residence of the late Dowager Duchess of Devonshire (née Deborah Mitford); Haddon Hall, a vast crenellated 900-year-old manor house belonging to the Dukes of Rutland that has been called the most romantic house in England; and the island paradises on Mustique and St. Lucia of the 3rd Baron Glenconner. This book is perfect for history buffs and lovers of traditional interior design and English country life."

The Book Aristocracy and the Modern World
The Author Ellis Wasson
The Publisher Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date2006-07-14
Genre History
Pages 304
ISBN 9781137131140
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Ellis Wasson offers one of the first comprehensive studies of the European ruling class during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Distilling a wealth of recent research, Wasson analyses the role of aristocracy in modern times, focusing on the tensions that exist between egalitarian values and the way elites shape society. Wasson explodes myths and jettisons stereotypes in sweeping coverage that takes the story from the Congress of Vienna to Stalingrad. The study recounts the change from the genteel world of court balls to Café Society and finally on to Eurotrash. It also contrasts the paradox of continued aristocratic social power and cultural leadership with the gradual decline in their political authority. Aristocracy and the Modern World covers key topics, such as: - the fabulous wealth of the great magnates - the relationship between servants and masters - interaction with the middle classes - concepts of honour - culture, recreation and gender - local authority and national power. Lively and authoritative, the book reviews developments in Scandinavia, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, France, Italy and Spain as well as in Britain, Germany and Russia. It is essential reading for all those with an interest in modern European history.

The Book The Great Gatsby
The Author F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Publisher Serambi Ilmu Semesta
Release Date2010-11-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 288
ISBN 9789790241923
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Inilah kisah uniknya pergaulan manusia antarkelas sosial dengan berbagai karakter yang tak kalah menarik. Nick, pendatang baru di New York. Dia dipercaya orang-orang di sekitarnya untuk menyimpan rahasia mereka. Daisy, meski bermulut pedas, ditaksir banyak laki-laki. Di balik itu, dia selalu berusaha sedemikian rupa menutupi sakit hati karena pengkhianatan suaminya. Tom, suami Daisy sekaligus teman kuliah Nick, lelaki berpendidikan tinggi, kaya, dan berperangai kasar. Dia suka selingkuh, tapi tak suka diselingkuhi. Jordan, perempuan muda yang cantik dan sinis. Dia berpacaran dengan Nick. Darinya, Nick mengetahui perselingkuhan yang dilakukan Daisy dan Tom dengan pasangan masing-masing. Diterbitkan oleh Penerbit Serambi Ilmu Semesta" (Serambi Group)

The Book Engagement with the Past
The Author William Palmer
The Publisher University Press of Kentucky
Release Date2001
Genre History
Pages 372
ISBN 0813122066
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This group biography investigates the personal and professional histories of what is often referred to as the World War II Generation of Historians, a group that includes Daniel Boorstin, Hugh Trevor Roper and Barbara Tuckman. It is based on personal interviews and readings of their work.

The Book Engagement with the Past
The Author William Palmer
The Publisher University Press of Kentucky
Release Date2015-01-13
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 392
ISBN 9780813159270
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., John Hope Franklin, Daniel Boorstin, C. Vann Woodward, Edmund S. Morgan, Barbara Tuckman, Eric Hobsbawn, Hugh Trevor Roper, Lawrence Stone -- aside from carrying the distinction as some of the most successful and well-respected historians of the twentieth century, these scholars found their lives and careers evolving amid some of the world's pivotal historical moments. Dubbed the World War II Generation, the twenty-two English and American historians chronicled by William Palmer grew up in the aftermath of World War I, went to college in the 1930s as the threats of the Great Depression, Hitler, and Communism loomed over them, saw their careers interrupted by World War II, and faced the prospect of nuclear annihilation. They gained from their experiences the perspective and insight necessary to wrtie definitive histories on topics ranging from slavery to revolution. Engagement with the Past offers biographies of these individuals in the context of their generation's intellectual achievement. Based upon extensive personal interviews and careful reading of their work, Engagement with the Past is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at a generation of historians and how they helped record and shape modern history.

The Book Aristocracy and the Modern Imagination
The Author Charles A. Riley
The Publisher UPNE
Release Date2001
Genre Art
Pages 258
ISBN 1584651512
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Modernism generally signifies the efforts of late 19th century European painters, writers, musicians and philosophers who consciously broke with tradition. This is an examination of what that meant for those aristocrats who were also modernists.

The Book Asal usul elite Minangkabau modern
The Author Elizabeth E. Graves
The Publisher Yayasan Obor Indonesia
Release Date2007
Genre Minangkabau (Indonesian people)
Pages 310
ISBN 9794616613
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Lara kusapa
The Author Françoise Sagan
The Publisher Serambi Ilmu Semesta
Release Date2008-02-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 164
ISBN 9789790241213
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Lara Kusapa (Bonjour Tristesse) adalah novel pertama Françoise Sagan yang terbit pada 1954 di Prancis. Buku yang ditulis ketika usianya baru 18 tahun ini segera menjadi best-seller dan menyulut skandal heboh lantaran bertutur tentang seksualitas gadis remaja tanpa malu-malu. Novel ini melejitkan Sagan sebagai sosok terkemuka dalam sastra Prancis dan menjadi karya abadi yang terus dibaca orang. Sebuah buku yang asyik dibaca dan mengesankan. " Diterbitkan oleh penerbit Serambi Ilmu Semesta" (Serambi Group)

The Book Siddharta
The Author Hermann Hesse
The Publisher Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Release Date2014-05-30
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Pages 168
ISBN 9786020304199
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Siddhartha meninggalkan keluarganya untuk hidup sebagai samana, namun jiwanya tidak menemukan kedamaian, dan dia pun pergi untuk menjalani kehidupan duniawi. Seorang anak terlahir untuknya, tetapi ini pun tidak menenteramkan hatinya, dan dia kembali mengembara. Dalam keadaan nyaris putus asa, Siddharta sampai di tepi sungai dan bertemu dengan Vasudeva si tukang perahu. Pertemuan ini menjadi awal kehidupannya yang baru––awal dari penderitaan, penolakan, kedamaian, dan akhirnya, kebijaksanaan.

The Book The Heir
The Author Kiera Cass
The Publisher Bentang Belia
Release Date2018-04-26
Genre Fiction
Pages 400
ISBN 9786024302702
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book The Girl with Dragon Tattoo
The Author Stieg Larsson
The Publisher Qanita
Release Date2009-08-18
Genre Fiction
Pages 784
ISBN 9786028579001
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Berisi cerita pengungkapan pembunuh Harriet Vanger, putri salah satu keluarga paling berpengaruh di Swedia, yang hilang 40 tahun yang lalu ?.

The Book Modern Aristocracy
The Author
The Publisher
Release Date1831
Genre Electronic books
Pages 52
ISBN KBNL:KBNL03000051598
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Aristocracy A Very Short Introduction
The Author William Doyle
The Publisher OUP Oxford
Release Date2010-11-25
Genre Social Science
Pages 144
ISBN 9780191500633
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Aristocracies or nobilities dominated the social, economic, and institutional history of all European counties until only a few generations ago. The relics of their power, in traditions and behaviour, in architecture and the arts, are still all around us. This short introduction shows how ideas of aristocracy originated in ancient times, were transformed in the middle ages, and have only fallen apart over the last two centuries. The myths in which aristocracies have always sought to shroud themselves are stripped away, but the true sources of their enduring power are also revealed. Their outlook and behaviour affected the rest of society in innumerable and sometimes surprising ways, but perhaps most surprising was the way in which a centuries-old aristocratic hegemony crumbled away over the last two hundred years. In this Very Short Introduction William Doyle considers why this happend and what remains today. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

The Book The Age of Innocence
The Author Edith Wharton
The Publisher Mizan Qanita
Release Date2015-11-03
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Pages 484
ISBN 9786021637838
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Newland Archer, pengacara muda berbakat, mengidamkan kemapanan di kalangan kelas atas New York demi status sebagai pria terhormat. Karena itu dia membulatkan tekad dengan menikahi May Welland dari keluarga Welland yang berpengaruh. Tetapi semua cita-cita Archer tentang status dan kehormatan buyar ketika dia bertemu Countess Ellen Olenska, sepupu May Welland yang ingin bercerai dari suaminya. Sebuah situasi yang dianggap sebagai skandal memalukan di mata masyarakat kala itu. Archer tak dapat menahan gelora hatinya. Apalagi cintanya mendapat sambutan dari sang Countess. Tetapi, mencintai sang Countess berarti mengambil risiko terbuang dari masyarakat kelas atas dan pekerjaannya sebagai pengacara mapan, sebuah tujuan yang sudah diperjuangkan Archer sepanjang hidupnya. Beranikah Archer menanggung konsekuensi itu demi cinta? Apalagi May Welland yang dianggap sebagai gadis polos dan naif ternyata tak mau melepaskan Archer begitu saja tanpa perjuangan. The Age of Innocence, prosanya yang luwes dan menggugah, karakterisasi kuat dan setting menarik, membuat novel ini mejadi favorit pembaca dan kritikus. Kisah yang menggambarkan tekanan sosial dan kisah cinta segitiga di kalangan masyarakat New York kelas atas di awal abad, 20 ini sukses mengantarkan Edith Wharton menjadi novelis wanita pertama yang memenangkan Pulitzer Prize di tahun 1920. Kisah ini juga sudah diadaptasi dalam berbagai drama, seri televisi dan film oleh Martin Scorsese di tahun 1990-an dengan bintang Daniel Day Lewis, Michelle Pfeifer dan Wynona Ryder. [Mizan, Qanita, Roman, Klasik, Novel, Terjemahan, Indonesia]

The Book The Social World of Early Modern Westminster
The Author J. F. Merritt
The Publisher Manchester University Press
Release Date2005-09-03
Genre History
Pages 378
ISBN 0719048966
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Early modern Westminster is familiar as the location of the Royal Court at Whitehall, parliament, the law courts and the emerging West End, yet it has never been studied in its own right. This book is the first study to provide an integrated picture of the town during this crucial period in its history. It reveals the often problematic relations between the diverse groups of people who constituted local society - the Court, the aristocracy, the Abbey, the middling sort and the poor - and the competing visions of Westminster's identity which their presence engendered. Different chapters study the impact of the Reformation and of the building of Whitehall Palace; the problem of poverty and the politics of communal responsibility; the character and significance of the increasing gentry presence in the town; the nature and ideology of local governing elites; the struggles over the emerging townscape; and the changing religious culture of the area, including the problematic role of the post-Reformation Abbey. A comprehensive study of one of the most populous and influential towns in early modern England, this book covers the entire period from the Reformation to the Civil War. It will make fascinating reading for historians of English society, literature and religion in this period, as well as enthusiasts of London's rich history.

The Book To Kill a Mockingbird
The Author Harper Lee
The Publisher Mizan Publishing
Release Date2015-11-12
Genre Fiction
Pages 396
ISBN 9786021637876
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book The Count of Monte Cristo
The Author Alexandre Dumas
The Publisher Bentang Pustaka
Release Date2011
Genre Fiction
Pages 563
ISBN 6028811246
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Follow Edmond Dantes as he escapes from Chateau d'If after being imprisoned for 14 years. With the knowledge gained in prison, Dantes locates an immense treasure, recreates himself as a dashing count, and vows to reward those who were kind to him while punishing those who conspired to imprison him. A classic and timeless tale of wit, revenge and hope.

The Book Samuel Johnson and the Making of Modern England
The Author Nicholas Hudson
The Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release Date2003-10-30
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 290
ISBN 0521831253
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Hudson examines Samuel Johnson's contribution to the creation of the modern English identity.

The Book The Novels and Romances of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton Bart M P A New Edition With Illustrations by H K Browne John Gilbert c c
The Author Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton
The Publisher
Release Date1862
ISBN BL:A0024368035
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Manuskrip Celestine
The Author
The Publisher Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Release Date1997
Genre Adventure stories
Pages 430
ISBN 9796055155
Language English, Spanish, And French