Disraeli: A Personal History

3,13 valoración promedio
( 62 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780007147182: Disraeli: A Personal History
Ver todas las copias de esta edición ISBN.
 
 
Críticas:

‘One of England’s greatest living historical writers. Reading anything by him is pure pleasure.’ Amanda Foreman

‘Engaging new biography'.’ Guardian

‘A fine new biography...an acute and insightful personal biography.’ Andrew Roberts, Daily Telegraph

‘In this shouty world, Hibbert’s account of the private life of Benjamin Disraeli comes as an immensely dependable relief...Innumerable younger historians owe Hibbert an immense debt, although he is probably too unassuming to allow them to pay it.’ Sunday Times

'...the book is thoroughly enjoyable...What Hibbert does extremely well is to construct a readable, well written narrative...a superbly skilful historical writer.’ Spectator

Reseña del editor:

Disraeli is one of the most fascinating men of the 19th century. This masterly biography, written by an outstanding popular historian, concentrates on his intriguing private life.

Superb politician, orator, writer and wit, Benjamin Disraeli was – according to Queen Victoria – ‘the kindest Minister’ she had ever had, who ‘reached the top of the greasy pole’ [in his own words] despite considerable antisemitism. He enjoyed many scandalous affairs before marrying a widow twelve years older than himself – an extremely eccentric woman to whom he remained deeply and touchingly devoted for the rest of his life.

Disraeli had never intended to be a politician. He had begun his astonishing career by working unenthusiastically in a lawyer’s office; he had tried unsuccessfully to found a newspaper; he had written a novel which lay unproductively in the publisher’s office. A conspicuous dandy, sprightly, attentive and witty, he was attractive to women, enjoying many liaisons until he contracted a venereal disease in a St James’s Street brothel.

He married in 1839. ‘Dizzy married me for my money,’ Mary Anne used to say. ‘But, if he had the chance again, he would marry me for love.’ They lived in a large country house, Hughenden Manor, near High Wycombe, which he bought with mostly borrowed money, and soon became one of the most gifted of parliamentarians and as celebrated as any politician in England. As an antidote to his grief at his wife’s death in 1872 he threw himself back into the political life, becoming Prime Minister for the second time in 1874, displacing Gladstone much to the Queen’s delight.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,83
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Christopher Hibbert
Publicado por Element Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 000714718X ISBN 13: 9780007147182
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: 2
Librería
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Element Books, 2005. Paperback. Condición: Brand New. 416 pages. In Stock. Nº de ref. del artículo: __000714718X

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,56
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,83
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

CHRISTOPHER HIBBERT
Publicado por HARPER COLLINS (2005)
ISBN 10: 000714718X ISBN 13: 9780007147182
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: 1
Librería
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción HARPER COLLINS, 2005. Paperback. Condición: NEW. 9780007147182 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Nº de ref. del artículo: HTANDREE0982738

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 11,75
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 9,10
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Christopher Hibbert
Publicado por HARPER PERENNIAL (2005)
ISBN 10: 000714718X ISBN 13: 9780007147182
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción HARPER PERENNIAL, 2005. Paperback. Condición: New. Nº de ref. del artículo: DADAX000714718X

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 32,75
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 4,07
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Christopher Hibbert
Publicado por HARPER PERENNIAL (2005)
ISBN 10: 000714718X ISBN 13: 9780007147182
Nuevo Tapa blanda Cantidad disponible: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción HARPER PERENNIAL, 2005. Condición: New. book. Nº de ref. del artículo: M000714718X

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 45,72
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío