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Author Schama, Simon

Title Scribble, scribble, scribble : writings on politics, ice cream, Churchill, and my mother / Simon Schama

Publ Info New York : Ecco, [2010]
©2010
Edition First U.S. edition
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 RWU Main Library  PS3619.C32545 S37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxvi, 405 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Originally published: London : Bodley Head, 2010
Includes bibliographical references (p. [403]-405)
Contents Travelling -- Sail away -- The unloved American -- Amsterdam -- Washington DC -- Brazil -- Comedy meets catastrophe -- Testing democracy -- 9/11 -- The dead and the guilty -- The civil war in the USA -- Katrina and George Bush -- The British election, 2005 -- Virtual annihilation -- Talking and listening -- TBM and John -- Isaiah Berlin -- J.H. Plumb -- Rescuing Churchill -- Churchill as orator -- The fate of eloquence in the age of the Osbournes -- Performing -- Richard II -- Henry IV, part II -- Martin Scorcese -- Charlotte Rampling -- Clio at the multiplex -- True confessions of a history boy -- Picturing -- The matter of the unripe nectarine -- Dutch courage -- Rubens -- Turner and the drama of history -- James Ensor at MoMa -- Rembrandt's ghost -- Anselm Kiefer (1) -- In Mesopotamia: Anselm Kiefer (2) -- John Virtue -- Avedon: Power -- Cooking and eating -- Cool as ice -- Sauce of controversy -- Cheese soufflé -- Simmer of love -- My mother's kitchen -- Mouthing off -- Remembering -- Omaha beach -- Gothic language: Carlyle, Ruskin and the morality of exuberance -- A History of Britain: a response -- No walnuts, no enlightenment -- Abolishing the slave trade in Britain and America -- A league of its own -- Red October
Note Collects more than thirty previously published essays on a diverse range of topics, including food habits, art, politics, history, and travel
LC subject History
Arts
Political science
Travel
Cooking
ISBN 9780062009869 :
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