6 edition of Comrades found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-190) and index.
|LC Classifications||DP269.47.A46 F58 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 197 p. :|
|Number of Pages||197|
|LC Control Number||98004953|
A disappointingly sentimental celebration of male friendship that reveals almost nothing about the emotional lives of men. Bestselling historian Ambrose (Undaunted Courage, , etc.) is a brilliant chronicler of public events, but his exploration of male friendship is exasperatingly shallow. How do young men become friends, according to Ambrose? They might "join the same fraternity, date the. The Spanish Civil War served as an ideological and physical battleground for visionary Americans wishing to combat the spread of fascism. Harry Fisher was one such idealist who became a solider in the famed Abraham Lincoln Brigade, the American contingent of international volunteers dedicated to defeating Franco's forces. Fisher was one of the earliest American volunteers and one of the few to.
For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War. By James McPherson. New York: Oxford University Press, , Pp. xv, James McPherson’s enjoyable work For Cause and Comrades addresses the motivations of Civil War officers and soldiers on both sides of the war. Relying upon letters home written largely from front-line units, he delved into initial motivation for war, sustaining. Bruce Fordyce (born 3 December in Hong Kong) is a South African marathon and ultramarathon athlete. He is best known for having won the South African Comrades Marathon a record nine times, of which eight wins were consecutive. He also won the London to Brighton Ultramarathon three years in a row. He is the former world record holder over 50 miles and the former world record holder over Alma mater: University of the Witwatersrand.
Sep 27, · It is the world's largest and oldest ultramarathon race. It is a festival celebrating the triumph of human spirit over adversity. It has a camaraderie that enables ordinary mortals to overcome human fragility and perform beyond their wildest expectations. In the words of Comrades marvel Bruce Fordyce, this race 'can inspire ordinary people to do extraordinary things, and it brings out the best. grapples with this question in his deeply researched and engaging book, For Cause and Comrades. McPherson is a superb scholar and author of over nineteen books and numerous articles on the Civil War, most notable among these is Battle Cry of Freedom, recipient of the.
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“Robert Service's Comrades. is a timely and ambitious book. Embroiled as we are with Islamic terrorism, the 20th-century struggle between world communism and western capitalism seems as remote now as the rivalries of kings and emperors must have seemed in /5(22).
However, Comrades is not a simple chronology of the world communist movement, it is an account of the factors, the attitudes, and the evolving nature of communism, and why it ultimately failed. Service begins with a theoretical Robert Service has provided a decent, detailed, yet highly readable account of the world communist movement, that leaves no stone unturned/5.
“Comrades” is an enjoyable short book on male friendships. It’s not particular deep and that is a bit of a shame, though the author gets his point across quite well anyways. He lightly touches on 10 examples mostly from history but also from his personal life/5.
Jan 01, · “Comrades” has helped me understand Spain in the s far more than the straightforward history books. Accounts of the Left doing this and the Right doing that, with sections of the population called ‘anti-clerical’ or ‘anarchist’ or ‘regionalist’, make the civil war look like a ruthless game of chess played to confusing rules by faceless combatants/5.
Comrades by Stephen E. Ambrose - From the author of Undaunted Courage and D-Day comes this celebration of male friendship, taken both from the pages of history Released on: September 07, May 18, · For Cause and Comrades lets these soldiers tell their own stories in their own words to create an account that is both deeply moving and far truer than most books on war.
Battle Cry of Freedom, McPherson's Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the Civil War, was a national bestseller that Hugh Brogan, in The New York Times, called "history writing of the highest order."/5().
For Cause and Comrades lets these soldiers tell their own stories in their own words to create an account that is both deeply moving and far truer than most books on war. Battle Cry of Freedom, McPherson's Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the Civil War, was a national bestseller that Hugh Brogan, in The New York Times, called "history writing of the highest order."Cited by: Free download or read online Three Comrades pdf (ePUB) book.
The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Erich Maria Remarque. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.
The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Robert Lohkamp, Gottfried Lenz. The book has been /5. The novel is called Three Comrades but there were actually 4 of them - Robert Lohkamp, Otto Köster, Gottfried Lenz and Patrice Hollmann whom they meet in the very beginning of the novel and who became an essential part of it/5.
Comrades Marathon - The Ultimate Human Race. One of the country’s most popular sporting apparel retail brands, mrp sport, has signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with the Comrades Marathon.
mrp sport is the Comrades Marathon’s official sports apparel partner; as well as the licensing and merchandising partner for the event. For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War is a nonfiction book by James M.
McPherson. McPherson has taught at Princeton since and written numerous books on the American Civil War, including Battle Cry of Freedom, which won the Pulitzer Prize in History. Three Comrades (German: Drei Kameraden) is a novel first published in by the German author Erich Maria Remarque.
It is written in first person by the main character Robert Lohkamp, whose somewhat disillusioned outlook on life is due to his horrifying experiences in the trenches of the First World War's French-German shareholderdemocracy.com: Erich Maria Remarque.
For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War is a book by Pulitzer prize-winning author James M. McPherson. The book was published by Oxford University Press in and covers the lives and ideals of American Civil War soldiers from both sides of the war.
Drawing from a compilation of over 25, letters and personal diaries, For Cause and Comrades tells the story of the American Civil Author: James M. McPherson. Comrades Marathon - The Ultimate Human Race. If you are unable to collect your race number package, a third party can collect this on your behalf providing they have a printed copy of Acknowledgement of Entry, the athlete’s ChampionChip, letter of authorization from the entrant and a certified copy of your ID and the entrants ID.
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Jan 12, · Comrades of Deceit. Well that's me read all of this authors books and I can assure you this one is as good as the rest. In typical Anthony Hulse fashion the book is both gruesome and thrilling.
You will be hooked from the start all the way to the last page/5. Mar 15, · From the acclaimed author of All Quiet on the Western Front comes Three Comrades, a harrowing novel that follows a group of friends as they cope with upheaval in Germany between World Wars I and II.
The year is /5(60). For Cause and Comrades is a quest by historian James McPherson to understand why the Civil War soldiers fought the Civil War and why they fought as intensely and for as long as they did. The Civil War is unusual not only in American history, but in world history.
There have been several books written over the years about the Comrades. In John Cameron-Dow published Comrades Marathon - The Ultimate Human Race. The book is a wonderful account of the race from the early days right up until the modern era.
Almost two decades after the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the USSR, leading historian Robert Service examines the history of communism throughout the world.
Comrades! moves from Marx and Lenin to Mao and Castro and beyond to trace communism from its beginnings to the present day. Offering vivid portraits of the protagonists and decisive events in communist history, Service looks Reviews: 1.A grunt's-eye account of the Civil War.
Drawing on some 25, letters and diaries from 1, Yankee and Rebel soldiers, Pulitzer Prize—winning historian McPherson (Battle Cry of Freedom, ; Drawn with the Sword, ; etc.) examines what it was that kept these men engaged in a horribly bloody, and often mismanaged, conflict.
Pondering the suicidal assault at Gettysburg that history Author: James M. Mcpherson.From the acclaimed author of All Quiet on the Western Front comes Three Comrades, a harrowing novel that follows a group of friends as they cope with upheaval in Germany between World Wars I and II.
The year is On the outskirts of a large German city, 5/5(8).