In the Shadow of Power: Influence and Spin Down the Centuries

In the Shadow of Power: Influence and Spin Down the Centuries

by Bob Whittington

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ISBN-13: 9781849953443
Publisher: Whittles Publishing
Publication date: 04/28/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

1 Parmenion (c.400-330 BC) 1

2 Empress Theodora (c.500-548 AD) 9

3 Sorghaghtani Beki (1190-1252) 17

4 Shagrat al-Dur (died, 1259) 24

5 Thomas Wolsey (c.1473-1530) 30

6 Nurjahan (1577-1645) 38

7 François Leclerc du Tremblay (1577-1638) 45

8 Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson (1721-1764) 54

9 Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (1754-1838) 62

10 Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908) 72

11 Gerald Fitzmaurice (1865-1939) 80

12 Sergei Kirov (1886-1934) 87

13 Martin Bormann (1900-1945) 94

14 Ted Sorensen (1928-2010) 101

15 Robert Maheu (1917-2008) 108

16 Malcolm MacDonald (1901-1981) 115

17 General Hossein Fardoust (1917-1987) 124

18 Ralph David Abernathy (1926-1990) 134

19 Charles Colson (1931-2012) 142

20 Tariq Azizfb (b. 1936) 149

21 Jósef Hieronim Retinger (1888-1960) 157

22 George Mitchell (b. 1933) 165

23 Peter Mandelson (b.1953) 173

24 Fr Georg Gänswein (b. 1956) 181

Notes 189

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