Olof Palme : vor uns liegen wunderbare Tage ; die Biographie by Henrik Berggren, Paul Berf, Susanne Dahmann

By Henrik Berggren, Paul Berf, Susanne Dahmann

Visionär, Vollblutpolitiker, Mann der Widersprüche

Olof Palme conflict ein Mann der Widersprüche: Der Aristokrat, der Sozialist wurde. Der ehemalige Offizier, der zum Abrüster wurde. Der Klassenverräter, der stolz auf seine bürgerliche Familie struggle. Der Amerikafreund, der die Regierung der united states angriff. Der Antikommunist, der Fidel Castro umarmte. Er battle damit auch ein Sinnbild für die Widersprüche seiner Zeit. Wer conflict Palme wirklich? Der brutale Mord auf dem Sveavägen in Stockholm in einer Februarnacht vor quickly fünfundzwanzig Jahren überschattet sein Leben bis heute. Geblieben ist eine Mischung aus nostalgischen Träumen und finsteren Zerrbildern. Der Mordfall blieb unaufgeklärt, das Verhältnis der Nachwelt zu Palme ungeklärt.

In seinem Leben und Wirken begegnet guy den großen Fragen dieser Zeit. Wie Willy Brandt battle er Visionär und Vollblutpolitiker, ein Mann, der Bewunderung hervorrief und polarisierte. Ein Mann, der die internationale Geschichte weit über Schweden hinaus prägte und Reformen durchsetzte, die seine Heimat grundlegend veränderten. „Vor uns liegen wunderbare Tage” ist die ungewöhnliche Geschichte eines faszinierenden Menschen und Politikers, dessen schillerndes Leben sich im Spannungsfeld zwischen Macht und ethical abspielte und der auf die Anforderungen seiner Zeit ganz eigene Antworten fand.

Die erste große internationale Biographie über Olof Palme.

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Who Was Abraham Lincoln? by Janet Pascal, Nancy Harrison, John O'Brien

By Janet Pascal, Nancy Harrison, John O'Brien

Born to a family members of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was once six ft 4 inches tall.) As 16th President of the USA, he guided the state throughout the Civil conflict and observed the abolition of slavery. yet Lincoln used to be tragically shot one evening at Ford’s Theater—the first President to be assassinated. Over a hundred black-and-white illustrations and maps are included.

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Women of the Civil War Through Primary Sources by Carin T Ford

By Carin T Ford

The Civil conflict used to be fought normally via males, however the battle couldn't were gained with out the brave attempt of girls. in the course of the battle, girls served as spies and nurses. a few disguised themselves as males to turn into infantrymen. With their husbands, fathers, and sons away at conflict, girls needed to carry down the house entrance. the duty used to be demanding, however it was once valuable. during this stirring account, basic assets carry to existence the awesome tales of ladies within the Civil struggle.

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Hot Dog! Eleanor Roosevelt Throws a Picnic by Leslie Kimmelman, Victor Juhasz

By Leslie Kimmelman, Victor Juhasz

In June of 1939, the U.S. performed host to 2 very specific site visitors. British monarchs King George VI and Queen Elizabeth have been coming to the US. because it was once the 1st stopover at ever via reigning British royalty, it used to be an opportunity for the US to construct a much better dating with the British, specifically in these hard occasions. at the family part, many folks did not have jobs, housing, or meals. the world over, Adolf Hitler, Germany's chief, used to be threatening the nations round him and conflict loomed at the horizon. yet First woman Eleanor Roosevelt observed the stopover at as a chance for the USA to put aside its cares for some time and expand a hot welcome and hand of friendship to the royal site visitors. As a part of the festivities, Eleanor hosts an all-American picnic that incorporates sizzling canines, a menu merchandise that shocks a few humans.

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Voice of the Paiutes: A Story About Sarah Winnemucca by Jodie A. Shull

By Jodie A. Shull

Sarah Winnemucca, a Northern Plains Indian, lived within the final 1/2 the 19th century whilst white settlers have been relocating west into land the Paiutes had inhabited for hundreds of thousands of years. Sarah's grandfather inspired her to profit the methods of the white settlers, together with their language. for that reason, she used to be instrumental in negotiating advantages for her humans. She traveled around the nation conversing concerning the plight of the Paiutes. She challenged reservation brokers, cooperated with the U.S. military, and traveled to Washington D.C. to satisfy with Secretary of the inner Carl Schurz and President Rutherford B. Hayes. With assistance from East Coast ladies, she wrote a e-book approximately Paiute lifestyles and verified a faculty for Paiute little ones.

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Paulinus of Nola: life, letters, and poems by Dennis E. Trout

By Dennis E. Trout

This learn bargains a entire reconsideration of the lifestyles and literary works of Paulinus of Nola (ca. 352-431), a Roman senator who renounced his political occupation and secular way of life to develop into a monk, bishop, impresario of a saint's cult, and admired Christian poet. Dennis Trout considers all of the historical fabrics and smooth remark on Paulinus, and likewise delves into archaeological and old assets to light up a few of the settings within which we see this past due historic guy at paintings. This bright ancient biography lines Paulinus's highbrow and non secular trip and whilst explores many elements of the overdue historical Roman world.In addition to filling out the main points of Paulinus's existence at Nola, Trout appears extensive at Paulinus earlier than his ascetic conversion, offering a brand new evaluate of this formative interval to raised comprehend Paulinus's next value in the influential ascetic and ecclesiastical circles of his age. Trout additionally highlights Paulinus's position within the swirl of rebellions and heresies of the time, within the pagan revival of the 390s, and particularly within the improvement of a brand new style of Christian poetry. And, he examines anew Paulinus's relationships with such figures as Jerome, Rufinus, and Augustine. Trout totally explores the complexity of a determine who has too frequently been simplified and gives new insights into the kaleidoscopic personality of the age during which he lived.

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