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Stendhal Or the Pursuit of Happiness

Matthew Josephson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 508 pages
On Stendhal: "The study of human nature, 'the observation of the human heart and its passions, ' was his constant preoccupation. But where could he study the passions better ...
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Victor Hugo: A Realistic Biography of the Great Romantic

Matthew Josephson - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 528 pages
With trenchant realism and profound understanding, Josephson presents a realistic biography of the great romantic who authored "Les Miserables" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame ...
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Edison: a biography

Matthew Josephson - Biography & Autobiography - 1959 - 511 pages
Regarded as the classic standard biography on Thomas Edison. It is the only biography written in the last 40 years to be recommended by the official voice of the caretakers of ...
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Al Smith: Hero of the Cities : a Political Portrait Drawing on the Papers of ...

Matthew Josephson, Hannah Geffen Josephson, Frances Perkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1969 - 505 pages
Freshly examined and balanced if admiring account of Smith, his background, political development from ward politician to New York governor and presidential candidate ...
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The Money Lords: The Great Finance Capitalists, 1925-1950

Matthew Josephson - Capitalists and financiers - 1972 - 374 pages
Includes material on Samuel Insull, the Van Sweringen brothers, A. P. Giannini, Robert R. Young, among others.
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