Sarah's Key
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Sarah's Key


  • Author: Tatiana de Rosnay
  • Release Date : 2007-06-12
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 7844022 Bytes


Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours.Paris, May 2002: On Vel' d'Hiv's 60th anniversary, journalist Julia Jarmond is asked to write an article about this black day in France's past. Through her contemporary investigation, she stumbles onto a trail of long-hidden family secrets that connect her to Sarah. Julia finds herself compelled to retrace the girl's ordeal, from that terrible term in the Vel d'Hiv', to the camps, and beyond. As she probes into Sarah's past, she begins to question her own place in France, and to reevalua...

The Girl You Left Behind
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The Girl You Left Behind


  • Author: Jojo Moyes
  • Release Date : 2013-08-20
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 3970764 Bytes


From the New York Times bestselling author of The Giver of Stars, a sweeping bestseller of love and loss, deftly weaving two journeys from World War I France to present day London. Paris, World War I. Sophie Lefèvre must keep her family safe while her adored husband, Édouard, fights at the front. When their town falls to the Germans, Sophie is forced to serve them every evening at her hotel. From the moment the new Kommandant sets eyes on Sophie’s portrait—painted by her artist husband—a dangerous obsession is born.   Almost a century later in London, Sophie’s portrait hangs in the home of Liv Halston, a wedding gift from her young husband before his sudden death. After a chance encounter reveals the portrait’s true worth, a ba...

Contemporary World History

Contemporary World History


  • Author : William J. Duiker
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2009-08-31
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780495572718


Contemporary World History Book Description :

A comprehensive and balanced history of the world in the twentieth century and into the new millennium, William Duiker’s text not only chronicles the key events in the revolutionary twentieth century, but also examines the underlying issues that have shaped the times. CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY, 5E, takes a global approach to the subject while doing justice to the distinctive character of individual civilizations and regions. Duiker integrates political, economic, social, and cultural history, creating a chronologically ordered synthesis that gives students the true flavor of the most decisive moments in recent world history. In addition, Duiker’s own photographs and selection of primary source documents, which illustrate much of the book, are es...

The Essential World History  Volume II  Since 1500

The Essential World History Volume II Since 1500


  • Author : William J. Duiker
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305888395


The Essential World History Volume II Since 1500 Book Description :

Explore world history in a brief, balanced, highly readable overview that examines common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global regional patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the book’s global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meani...

Science and Technology in World History  2 volumes

Science and Technology in World History 2 volumes


  • Author : William E. Burns
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2020-02-29
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440871177


Science and Technology in World History 2 volumes Book Description :

This encyclopedia offers an interdisciplinary approach to studying science and technology within the context of world history. With balanced coverage, a logical organization, and in-depth entries, readers of all inclinations will find useful and interesting information in its contents. Science and Technology in World History takes a truly global approach to the subjects of science and technology and spans the entirety of recorded human history. Topical articles and entries on the subjects are arranged under thematic categories, which are divided further into chronological periods. This format, along with the encyclopedia's integrative approach, offers an array of perspectives that collectively contribute to the understanding of numerous fields across...

World War II

World War II


  • Author : Lily Xiao Hong Lee
  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0873327322


World War II Book Description :

This anthology contains 16 readings by English-language scholars that deal with military, political, diplomatic, and social aspects of World War II and its consequences for the contemporary world. The readings are grouped around seven major topics and each topic is prefaced with a substantial commentary by Professor Lee that places it in historical context. The readings consist of complete articles or integral chapters rather than abridged selections so that each author's argument can be read in its original form. The authors are: Gerhard L. Weinberg, Akira Ireye, Jan Thomasz Gross, Betram M. Gordon, Michael R. Marrus, Hugh Tinker, Roy Fraser Holland, Lloyd E. Eastman, Roberta Wohlstetter, Williamson Murray, Sheila Fitzpatrick, D'Ann Campbell, Robert...

Art in World History 2 Vols

Art in World History 2 Vols


  • Author : Hollingsworth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317476504


Art in World History 2 Vols Book Description :

A guide to the establishment of the library which covers materials acquisition, the organization and usage of the library's collection to provide a variety of services and the use of automation. This book aims to instruct the librarian on managing the small library effectively....

Circular

Circular


  • Author : United States. Office of Education
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015035869588


Circular Book Description :

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Contemporary World History

Contemporary World History


  • Author : William J. Duiker
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285447902


Contemporary World History Book Description :

This comprehensive and balanced history of the world in the twentieth century and into the new millennium chronicles the key events of the period and examines the underlying issues that have shaped the times. CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY, 6th Edition, takes a global approach to the subject while doing justice to the distinctive character of individual civilizations and regions. Author William Duiker integrates political, economic, social, and cultural history, creating a chronologically ordered synthesis that gives students the true flavor of the most decisive moments in recent world history. In addition, Duiker's own photographs and selection of primary source documents are especially effective in illustrating key points in the narrative. The popular ...

Issues in Twentieth Century World History

Issues in Twentieth Century World History


  • Author : Sneh Mahajan
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2009-02
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 023063995X


Issues in Twentieth Century World History Book Description :

The twentieth century was the most extraordinary era in human history. It can be described as the most populated, most inventive, most communicative and most murderous century. It saw colossal events like the two World Wars, the rise of Fascism, the Great...