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Sassoon, Donald 1946-

Works: 78 works in 337 publications in 8 languages and 7,107 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: ND623.L5, 759.5
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Publications about Donald Sassoon
Publications by Donald Sassoon
Most widely held works by Donald Sassoon
Becoming Mona Lisa : the making of a global icon by Donald Sassoon( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,098 libraries worldwide
Sassoon traces the influence of da Vinci's masterpiece
Contemporary Italy : politics, economy, and society since 1945 by Donald Sassoon( Book )
51 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
This popular text provides a detailed study of the social and economic structures that underpin the Italian political system. Thoroughly updated, the second edition includes coverage of the 1994 election results and the rise of Berlusconi's Forza Italia, the impact of European integration and the anti-corruption campaign of the early 1990s
One hundred years of socialism : the West European left in the twentieth century by Donald Sassoon( Book )
58 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
A unique and comprehensive study, One Hundred Years of Socialism traces the fortunes of the political parties on the left in Western Europe through the twentieth century. From the Second International to the birth of the welfare state to the student uprisings of the 1960s and beyond, acclaimed historian Donald Sassoon charts the course of socialism across fourteen countries, showing us both the origins of Western socialism and its considerable accomplishments, particularly since 1945. One Hundred Years of Socialism is an essential account of the love/hate relationship between capitalism and socialism in twentieth century Western Europe
Leonardo and the Mona Lisa story : the history of a painting told in pictures by Donald Sassoon( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
We've all seen that famous smile a thousand times. It graces the face of La Gioconda, or the Mona Lisa, created by Leonardo da Vinci around 1505. Five centuries later, her mysterious smile has reached celebrity status. Da Vinci himself is in the public eye like no other artist before him
Looking left : European socialism after the Cold War by Donald Sassoon( Book )
14 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
The strategy of the Italian Communist Party : from the resistance to the historic compromise by Donald Sassoon( Book )
16 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
Mona Lisa : the history of the world's most famous painting by Donald Sassoon( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 307 libraries worldwide
"For nearly five hundred years the painting - and the smile on the face of the sitter - has been a source of mystery, speculation and reverence. In this new book Donald Sassoon describes not only the Mona Lisa and its history, but its mythology, and the processes which have combined to raise it to its current unrivalled level of fame. He examines Leonardo's innovative techniques; the problems concerning the identity of the sitter; what happened to the painting after it left Italy when Leonardo joined King Francois I's court in France; the copies made in the seventeenth century; its celebration by nineteenth-century intellectuals; its theft and disappearance early in the twentieth century; the surrealists', other avant-garde artists' and cartoonists' uses of it; its politically motivated trips to the United States and Japan in the 1960s and 1970s; its appropriation by the advertising industry; and the never-ending flood of new and 'conclusive' theories about Mona Lisa's smile."--BOOK JACKET
The culture of the Europeans : from 1800 to the present by Donald Sassoon( Book )
13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
"This wide-ranging and hugely ambitious book offers, for the first time ever, an integrated history of the culture produced and consumed by Europeans since 1800, and follows its transformation from an elite activity to a mass market - from lending libraries to the internet, from the first public concerts to music downloads."--Jacket
On Gramsci, and other writings by Palmiro Togliatti( Book )
6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Mussolini and the rise of fascism by Donald Sassoon( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
In this fascinating look at the unique conjuncture of factors surrounding Il Duce's seizure of power, eminent historian Donald Sassoon traces the political circumstances that sent Italy on a collision course with the most destructive war of the century. On the morning of 30 October 1922, Mussolini arrived in Rome to accept the premiership of a constitutional, conservative government. Within five years, however, his regime would morph into a dictatorship that neither his fascist supporters nor the conservative old order could have predicted, and Mussolini himself would be transformed from figurehead to despot. A multiplicity of personalities and wider impersonal forces, including the social upheaval caused by the previous world war, combined to make possible the crisis of 1922 and the Fascist 'March on Rome'. But in fact, Donald Sassoon argues, things could have gone very differently and the core focus of this illuminating study is not so much what happened, but how. How did Mussolini seize power so effectively that he maintained it for the next twenty years, until he dragged his country, disastrously, into World War II' Social fragmentation, unionization, inflation and nationalism all played a part in weakening the old political system, while Mussolini seemed to provide answers in a troubling new era. In the event, Il Duce's ruthless political ambition and cruel authoritarianism would surprise his supporters and opponents alike. Note that it has not been possible to include the same picture content that appeared in the original print version
The Italian communists speak for themselves ( Book )
7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Togliatti e la via italiana al socialismo : il Pci dal 1944 al 1964 by Donald Sassoon( Book )
9 editions published in 1980 in Italian and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The new European left ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The New European Left explores the ideas, policy debates, and electoral pressures which are determining the governing agenda in four key European countries - Germany, France, Sweden and the Netherlands
La cultura degli europei dal 1800 a oggi by Donald Sassoon( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Social democracy at the heart of Europe by Donald Sassoon( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Cien años de socialismo by Donald Sassoon( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Cultura : el patrimonio común de los europeos by Donald Sassoon( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Legami pericolosi? : Rapporti tra potere politico e televisione in quindici paesi ( Book )
7 editions published in 1987 in Italian and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Da Vinci und das Geheimnis der Mona Lisa by Donald Sassoon( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Die Mona Lisa und die Geschichte ihrer Entstehung und Rezeption ist das Thema dieses kompakten Bildbandes. Präsentiert werden neben dem Bild selbst im Ganzen und im Detail Leonardos Hauptwerke, wichtige Werke seiner Zeitgenossen, Varianten, Nachahmungen, Karikaturen sowie Besitzer und Bewunderer des Gemäldes, ohne dass das Thema damit ausgeschöpft und das im Titel verheißene "Geheimnis der Mona Lisa" restlos geklärt sein kann. Ein unterhaltsamer Bilderbogen, ohne den wissenschaftlichen Anspruch
La Gioconda : l'avventurosa storia del quadro più famoso del mondo by Donald Sassoon( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Italian and held by 19 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Sasson, Donald 1946-
Sassoon, Don.
Sassoon, Don 1946-
Sassoon, Donald
새순, 도널드 1946-
서순, 도널드 1946-
English (185)
Italian (46)
Spanish (16)
Chinese (7)
German (4)
Bengali (1)
Swedish (1)
Finnish (1)
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