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Scribble, scribble, scribble : writing on politics, ice cream, Churchill, and my mother

Author: Simon Schama
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Collects more than thirty previously published essays on a diverse range of topics, including food habits, art, politics, history, and travel.
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Named Person: Travel.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Schama
ISBN: 9780062009869 0062009869
OCLC Number: 641532409
Notes: Originally published: London : Bodley Head, 2010.
Description: xxvi, 405 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
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Collects more than thirty previously published essays on a diverse range of topics, including food habits, art, politics, history, and travel.

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