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Laird Easton

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Laird M. Easton is chair of the Department of History at California State University, Chico. His book The Red Count: The Life and Times of Harry Kessler was named one of the best biographies of 2002 by The Economist.

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Journey to the Abyss

Written by Harry Kessler
Edited by Laird Easton


Format: Trade Paperback, 960 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $22.00

These fascinating, never-before-published early diaries of Count Harry Kessler—patron, museum director, publisher, cultural critic, soldier, secret agent, and diplomat—present a sweeping panorama of the arts and politics of Belle Époque Europe, a glittering world poised to be changed irrevocably by the Great War. Kessler’s immersion in the new art and literature... Read more >
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Journey to the Abyss
The Diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1880-1918
Written by Harry Kessler
Edited by Laird Easton


Format: eBook, 960 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $15.99

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