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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At times it was a tough read, but what I was able to learn of the years between the world wars was well worth it. Wayne Kearney rated vna liked it Nov 09, He was so excited when he got it in the mail. Whichever of the two uears parties came out victorious seemed, therefore, a matter of supreme indifference. Deani De-von marked it as to-read Feb 28, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Pierre van Paassen Journalist, Schriftsteller und unitarischer Pfarrer.
Van Paassen, Pierre 1895-1968
He was perceptive and much of what he observed and feared ultimately came to fruition with the horrific slaughter of WW II. He will be a Negro!
Only in did it become clear that Franco’s early victories in had laid the ground for Hitler’s final blow to Great Britain’s Mediterranean position in Number of pages Beyond tears by Irmgard Litten Book 5 editions published in in English and German and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. It was the bestselling paqssen book in the United States for almost two years. Britain as an empire stands or falls with the control of the Near East.
Trivia About Days of Our Years. Find Antiquarian Books Book Value. It was the only policy. Van Paasen shows that the Mufti of Jerusalem was behind the riots and slaughter and accuses the British administration of aiding and abetting the Mufti. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Van Paassen spoke Dutch, French, English, and some Ruthenian a language similar enough to Ukrainian that it allowed him to converse passably with many Russiansand later learned Hebrew.
To ask other readers questions about Days of Our Yearsplease sign up. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Poligraf Sharikof rated it it was amazing Jun 26, It could therefore be predicted with reasonable certainty after the smoothly effected annexation of Austria that Czechoslovakia would be the next link in the chain encircling Germany to be sacrificed, and, thereafter, that Poland, Hungary, Rumania and Yugoslavia are to be similarly abandoned when Hitler judges the time opportune to take another step in easterly direction.
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Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. I read it after they passed away. Lexi is currently reading it Jul 28, Savonarola and Firenze Florence however are so inextricably bound together that the two must be discussed at one and the same time. Still in freezer after 3 weeks.
David marked it as to-read Oct 03, Return dahs Book Page. Van Paassen’s autobiography, Days of Our Yearspublished indetailed many events that he couldn’t mention in his earlier newspaper reports. Krishna marked it as to-read Jun 17, There is Savonarola’s conversion of the whole city of Florence with the entire population walking in a procession of penitence.
Days of Our Years by Pierre Van Paassen
Read more Read less. Showing of 11 reviews. Shamir marked it as to-read Dec 17, The purpose of their venture was to get an inside look at the radical movement by listening to what the Mullahs were preaching in regards to the political turmoil that was taking place in then British controlled Palestine.
Busiku Silenga rated it it was amazing Dec 03, A commentary on the world today, and what brought it about.
Days of our years
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He was a staunch 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 In he became a journalist with the Toronto Globeand a year later moved to the U.
Edited by Alexis Rossi. Van Paasen shows that the Mufti of Jerusalem was behind the riots and slaughter and accuses the British administration of aiding and abetting the Mufti. Trying to kill the mold. It came just as expected and it seems brand new, I am almost afraid to open it!
Pqassen to wishlist E-mail ;ierre link to this book. After the World folded, he became a foreign correspondent for the Toronto Star. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.