Sassoon : The Worlds of Philip and Sybil

Sassoon : The Worlds of Philip and Sybil

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 295 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780300095470
  • DDC分類 B


Sir Philip Sassoon (1888-1939) was the most eligible bachelor and the gratest host of his time. He attained prominence in the art world, high society, and politics. His sister Sybil (1894-1989) married into the grandest level of the English artistocracy.

Table of Contents

        List of Illustrations                      viii
Preface x
The Walpole, Cholmondeley, Sassoon and xiv
Rothschild Families
India: Establishing a Dynasty 1 (10)
England: Becoming English 11 (40)
Philip and Sybil Serve Their Country 51 (40)
Becoming a Politician in the 1920s 91 (47)
Setting the Stage in London and in the 138 (47)
The Role of Art: Making an Aesthetic 185 (28)
The Bomber Always Gets Through: Politics in 213 (34)
the 1930s
Sybil 247 (22)
Notes 269 (14)
Index 283