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BiographyA Very Short Introduction

Biography: A Very Short Introduction  

Hermione Lee

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777226
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199533541.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199533541
Biography: A Very Short Introduction looks at the origins and development of biographical writing. Why do certain people and historical events arouse so much interest? How can biographies ... More
VoltaireA Very Short Introduction

Voltaire: A Very Short Introduction  

Nicholas Cronk

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2017
Published Online: 
Feb 2017
eISBN: 
9780191781346
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199688357.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199688357
Voltaire (1694–1778), best remembered as the author of Candide, is one of the central actors of the European Enlightenment. Voltaire: A Very Short Introduction explores Voltaire’s ... More

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