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Dictator style : lifestyles of the world's most colorful despots

Author: Peter York; Douglas Coupland
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2006, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Running with the idea that our homes are where we are truly ourselves, Dictator Style examines the frightening interior decorating tastes of some of history's most alarming despots--and proves that absolute power corrupts absolutely, right down to the drapes"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter York; Douglas Coupland
ISBN: 0811853144 9780811853149
OCLC Number: 70134080
Description: xii, 119 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword: Tree forts and love shacks, by Douglas Coupland --
Introduction --
Get the look --
Porfirio Díaz --
Vladimir Lenin --
Joseph Stalin --
Benito Mussolini --
Adolf Hitler --
Josip Broz Tito --
Francisco Franco --
Juan Perón --
Nicolae Ceausescu --
Joseph-Désiré Mobutu --
Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos --
Idi Amin --
Jean-Bédel Bokassa --
Saddam Hussein --
Manuel Noriega --
Slobodan Milosevic --
Brief lives --
Picture captions and credits --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Peter York ; foreword by Douglas Coupland.
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"Running with the idea that our homes are where we are truly ourselves, Dictator Style examines the frightening interior decorating tastes of some of history's most alarming despots--and proves that absolute power corrupts absolutely, right down to the drapes"--Page 4 of cover.

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