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Dictator style lifestyles of the world`s most colorful despots

By: York, Peter.
Contributor(s): Coupland, Douglas.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: San Francisco Chronicle 2005Description: xii,119p. ill. (some col.) 25 cm.ISBN: 9780811853149.Subject(s): Dictators -- Homes and haunts | Dictators -- BiographyDDC classification: 920.00904
Contents:
Foreword: Tree forts and love shacks, by Douglas Coupland -- Introduction -- Get the look -- Porfirio Díaz -- Vladimir Lenin -- Joseph Stalin -- Benito Mussolini -- Adolf Hitler -- Josip Broz Tito -- Francisco Franco -- Juan Perón -- Nicolae Ceausescu -- Joseph-Désiré Mobutu -- Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos -- Idi Amin -- Jean-Bédel Bokassa -- Saddam Hussein -- Manuel Noriega -- Slobodan Milosevic -- Brief lives -- Picture captions and credits -- Acknowledgments.
Summary: "Running with the idea that our homes are where we are truly ourselves, Dictator Style examines the frightening interior decorating tastes of some of history's most alarming despots--and proves that absolute power corrupts absolutely, right down to the drapes"--P. [4] of cover.
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Foreword: Tree forts and love shacks, by Douglas Coupland -- Introduction -- Get the look -- Porfirio Díaz -- Vladimir Lenin -- Joseph Stalin -- Benito Mussolini -- Adolf Hitler -- Josip Broz Tito -- Francisco Franco -- Juan Perón -- Nicolae Ceausescu -- Joseph-Désiré Mobutu -- Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos -- Idi Amin -- Jean-Bédel Bokassa -- Saddam Hussein -- Manuel Noriega -- Slobodan Milosevic -- Brief lives -- Picture captions and credits -- Acknowledgments.

"Running with the idea that our homes are where we are truly ourselves, Dictator Style examines the frightening interior decorating tastes of some of history's most alarming despots--and proves that absolute power corrupts absolutely, right down to the drapes"--P. [4] of cover.

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