A biography of Habib Bourguiba intended to be an introduction to the life and work of the man, deliberately aimed at the generally informed reader. No previous knowledge of North African history is assumed. The structure of the book is a mix of straight narrative and analysis by theme.
A collection of intellectual biographies of economists, which the author has written over the last 16 years, focusing on their contributions to economics as well as their background and personal characteristics. The author has also written "On Political Economists and Modern Political Economy".
Before his presidency, from 1836 to 1861, Abraham Lincoln practiced law in the courts of central Illinois. This title addresses his quarter-century law career. It presents documents from more than fifty of Lincoln's important, or representative cases.
This ninth volume presents about 1,100 letters, many unpublished, from the years 1859 to 1861. It records the writing of two major novels "Great Expectations" and "A Tale of Two Cities", and gives an insight into them both.
This book explores the practical world in which the writer and his peers worked, following Montaigne through his various roles as manager, magistrate, diplomat and mayor. The author examines the sources of income available to 16th century writers and their involvement in the financial and editorial aspects of publishing itself.
This chronological account of the life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge is built up from contemporary documents including the letters and journals of the writer and of his family and friends. Maps, a family tree and an index are included along with over 50 biographical sketches of the Coleridge circle.
Offers a wide view of E.M. Forster's character as observed and remembered by college associates, close friends, chance acquaintances and fellow writers. These 46 pieces, some published for the first time, variously reveal facets of his private and public personalities.
Hume's biographers have drawn liberally on this material, but in most cases the original sources are only summarized or briefly quoted. This set presents dozens of these biographically-related discussions of Hume in their most complete form, reset, annotated and introduced by James Fieser.