By Julie Hankey
Read or Download A Passion for Egypt: Arthur Weigall, Tutankhamun and the 'Curse of the Pharaohs' PDF
Similar professionals & academics books
Nationwide evaluation has continuously released letters from readers. In 1965 the journal determined that sure letters merited diverse remedy, and William F. Buckley, the editor, started a column referred to as “Notes & Asides” during which he individually responded to the main awesome and outrageous correspondence. Culled from 4 many years of the column, Cancel your personal Goddam Subscription comprises exchanges with such recognized figures as Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, John Kenneth Galbraith, A.
Status opposed to Dragons examines the careers of 3 unprecedented attorneys who championed civil liberties and fought for civil rights within the 20 years after international struggle II. John Coe of Pensacola, Florida, Clifford Durr of Montgomery, Alabama, and Benjamin Smith of latest Orleans grew to become southern dissenters, resisting either the over the top zeal of the anti-Communist correct and the oppression embodied in southern segregation legislation.
Combining the unveiling cultural remark of quickly meals state with the visceral insights of 1000000 Little items, this is often the tale of a journalist’s fight with weight, and an unflinching examine our personal tradition of fats and skinny. "I concept: if i will comprehend the depression, my very own and everybody’s else’s, i'll write the story—of why we hate fats, of why we're fats, of why, in a few perverse manner, we are looking to be fats.
An enthralling account of Gerald Durrell’s first activity as a scholar keeper in Whipsnade Park in 1945. Gerald Durrell was once certainly one of Britain’s best-loved naturalists, whose books, together with My relations and different Animals, proceed to entertain and amuse generations of youngsters and adults alike. Fifteen of his vintage titles have now been republished by means of Bello.
- Fifty Key Figures in Management (Routledge Key Guides)
- Frithjof Schuon: Messenger of the Perennial Philosophy
- Trespasses : a memoir
- False Self: The Life of Masud Khan
- The Transparent Mind: A Journey with Krishnamurti
- The Good Son
Additional info for A Passion for Egypt: Arthur Weigall, Tutankhamun and the 'Curse of the Pharaohs'
Oscar was bound to return home and make as much as he could for them. He was a financier in a modest way, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but frequently travelling to Chicago and to cities in Iowa where he had agricultural investments.
The music at the Leipzig Gewanthaus, the art galleries in Dresden and Berlin where he and Geanie travelled in the spring, the Egyptian collection in Berlin, all these things went to his head. He was no more inclined to settle to his German grammar than he had been to his Greek. ’ to myself, like a child at a circus … I often found it very difficult not to perform a sort of war-dance in the public street. 24 FROM PEDIGREES TO HIEROGLYPHS He did pick up a certain amount of German, and he did work hard at hieroglyphs ‘much helped by Steindorff ’, he says, but he was wildly keen on everything else too.
If one talks very much about them, he turns quite white … Then there is Mace, also a silent man, who bursts into the most passionate language if one speaks of them, and with wild eyes and clenched fists swears vengeance. They all tell me that I should only have needed one more year with Petrie to hate him as much as I hate his wife, and certainly his behaviour at the end of this season [a reference perhaps to his illness] went a good way towards that. But it didn’t quite, for in the same letter he tells Mimi that he thinks Petrie ‘a marvellous man, and one that I am really quite fond of ’.
A Passion for Egypt: Arthur Weigall, Tutankhamun and the 'Curse of the Pharaohs' by Julie Hankey