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Dictators' Homes

£10.99

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Soft card covers with whole book almost as new but slight mark on front end paper. No dust jacket. Fully illustrated with numerous colour plates throughout. Our homes are an extension of our personalities. Home is the place where we are truly ourselves and it reveals a great deal about what makes us tick. Peter York looks at how some of history's most alarming men and women have chosen to decorate their homes; exploring the private tastes of these public figures in the broader context of twentieth century interiors and architecture. From Benito Mussolini's inglenook fireplace to Hitler's parquet floor; Saddam Hussein's private artwork to General Noriega's Christmas tree; he leaves no design detail unexamined. These buildings illustrate what happens when unrestricted imagination collides with unlimited power. Dictators' Homes affords as great an insight into some of history's most dangerous minds as any interview or archive.

Item details

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
Peter York
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x20x1 cm
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1843545578
ISBN-13:
9781843545576
Number of pages:
119
Publisher:
Atlantic

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Soft card covers with whole book almost as new but slight mark on front end paper. No dust jacket. Fully illustrated with numerous colour plates throughout. Our homes are an extension of our personalities. Home is the place where we are truly ourselves and it reveals a great deal about what makes us tick. Peter York looks at how some of history's most alarming men and women have chosen to decorate their homes; exploring the private tastes of these public figures in the broader context of twentieth century interiors and architecture. From Benito Mussolini's inglenook fireplace to Hitler's parquet floor; Saddam Hussein's private artwork to General Noriega's Christmas tree; he leaves no design detail unexamined. These buildings illustrate what happens when unrestricted imagination collides with unlimited power. Dictators' Homes affords as great an insight into some of history's most dangerous minds as any interview or archive.

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
Peter York
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x20x1 cm
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1843545578
ISBN-13:
9781843545576
Number of pages:
119
Publisher:
Atlantic

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