Dracula, Prince of Many Faces: His Life and His Times

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Little, Brown, 29 nov. 2009 - 261 pagini
Dracula, Prince of Many Faces reveals the extraordinary life and times of the infamous Vlad Dracula of Romania (1431 - 1476), nicknamed the Impaler. Dreaded by his enemies, emulated by later rulers like Ivan the Terrible, honored by his countrymen even today, Vlad Dracula was surely one of the most intriguing figures to have stalked the corridors of European and Asian capitals in the fifteenth century.
 

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Comentariu Utilizator  - zen_923 - LibraryThing

This is a well-written biography of Prince Dracula. It provides a good background as well as a detailed narrative of the political, military and social circumstances which he found himself in. The ... Citiți recenzia completă

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Comentariu Utilizator  - jcbrunner - LibraryThing

Without Dracula's fame, the number of people interested in learning about an obscure 15th century short-time Wallachian dictator would be limited. Florescu and McNally's biography is directed at an ... Citiți recenzia completă

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Acknowledgments
Introduction
Note on Spelling
PROLOGUE
CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 6
CHAPTER 7
CHAPTER 8
CHAPTER 9
CHAPTER 10
CHAPTER 11
Who Was the Real Dracula?
A Brief Annotated Bibliography

CHAPTER 5

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Despre autor (2009)

Florescu is professor of history at Boston College since 1953. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Christ Church, Oxford University in Great Britain, before moving to the United States where he completed his Ph.D. at Indiana University.

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