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Muhammad

Muhammad

Armstrong Karen 
edizioni Eminent Lives collana Eminent Lives (Hardcover) , 2006

Muhammad was born in 570 CE, and over the following sixty years built a thriving spiritual community, laying the foundations of a religion that changed the course of world history. There is more historical data on his life than on that of the founder of any other major faith, and yet his story is little known. Karen...

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Caravaggio

Caravaggio

Prose Francine  Caravaggio Michelangelo Merisi Da 
edizioni Eminent Lives collana Eminent Lives (Hardcover) , 2005

Francine Prose's life of Caravaggio evokes the genius of this great artist through a brilliant reading of his paintings. Caravaggio defied the aesthetic conventions of his time; his use of ordinary people, realistically portrayed—street boys, prostitutes, the poor, the aged—was a profound and revolutionary innovation...

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Alexis De Tocqueville

Alexis De Tocqueville

Epstein Joseph 
edizioni Eminent Lives collana Eminent Lives (Hardcover) , 2006

Alexis de Tocqueville was among the first foreigners to recognize and trumpet the grandness of the American project. His two-volume classic, Democracy in America, published in 1835, not only offered a vivid account of what was then a new nation but famously predicted what that nation would become. His startling prescience,...

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

Hitchens Christopher 
edizioni Eminent Lives collana Eminent Lives (Hardcover) , 2005

In this unique biography of Thomas Jefferson, leading journalist and social critic Christopher Hitchens offers a startlingly new and provocative interpretation of our Founding Father. Situating Jefferson within the context of America's evolution and tracing his legacy over the past two hundred years, Hitchens brings...

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