Wellington : Triumphs, Politics and Passions - Cox, Paul

Wellington : Triumphs, Politics and Passions

Paul Cox

Yayınevi: National Portrait Gallery

Yayın tarihi: 03/2015

ISBN: 9781855144996

Yazar : William Hague

İngilizce | 128 Sayfa | 15,01x21,01x2,21 cm.

Tür: Biyografi-Otobiyografi

  • Temin Süresi 65 - 45 iş günü

  • ÜYE GİRİŞİ YAPIN

    temin süresi ve fiyatını size bildirelim

  • ÜYE GİRİŞİ YAPIN

    stoklarımıza girdiğinde bilgilendirelim

This new book about the 1st Duke of Wellington provides a novel take on the traditional biography in that it explores the life of this complex man through portraits of Wellington himself, his friends, family and associates, as well as his political and military allies and opponents. There are examples of painted portraits by Goya and Thomas Lawrence, several caricatures that illustrate Wellingtons political career, and a watercolour by George Chinnery that shows the future duke as a young Major-General at the Chepauk Palace, Madras being received by Azim al-Daula, Nawab of the Carnatic, in February 1805. Also reproduced is a rare photograph, a Daguerreotype, made by Antoine Claudet on the occasion of Wellington's seventy-fifth birthday in 1844, and sections of a sixty-six-foot roll from the Collection of the National Portr ait Gallery depicting his entire funeral procession. Paul Cox explores Wellington's military career and the battle of Waterloo, which remain central to his story, but also examines his personal relationships, his legacy and his enduring place in the popu lar imagination. Finally, a narrative chronology presents a useful overview of Wellington's life and times.

İlgili Ürünler

Bu Türde Çok Satanlar

Kredi Kartına Taksit İmkanı
  • 3 Taksit

  • 3 Taksit

  • 3 Taksit

  • 6 Taksit

©1996-2018 Pandora Yayın ve Kitap Hizmetleri A.Ş.

Mersis No: 0721-0430-4310-0015

Tasarım : Logo Site Tasarımı