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Dictator Style

Lifestyles of the World"s Most Colorful Despots

by Peter York

  • 226 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Chronicle Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Residential Interior Design,
  • Political Corruption,
  • House & Home,
  • Home Improvement / Construction,
  • Decorating,
  • Decorating - General,
  • House & Home / Decorating,
  • Biography,
  • Dictators,
  • Heads of state,
  • Homes and haunts

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDouglas Coupland (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8003053M
    ISBN 100811853144
    ISBN 109780811853149

    Iraqi dictator Saddam’s ‘House of Cards-style’ book set for English release Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein kisses the Holy Koran moments after addressing the court during his trial in.   The structure of the book is clean and attractive. Each dictator gets his own stand-alone chapter of about 30 pages. These are superb mini-biographies, rich in dramatic detail and analysis, and are unspooled in a historical sequence 3/4(12).

    After my book Dictator Style came out, friends and editors would call me to alert me to the latest tranche of pictures to be released: unverified photos of Robert Mugabe’s plutocratic-looking house in Zimbabwe, the sacked Qadhafi compound in Tripoli and the Yanukovych palace in Kiev. Each time, I felt as if I could predict every last chair.   The draft was discarded, and Roosevelt moved away from the "dictator" style of leadership that some felt was needed. Read on for more about the speech, and FDR's first day in office. Excerpt: 'The.

      And that’s where the benevolent dictator style of parenting comes in. Benevolent means kind, caring, and compassionate, and dictator refers to the parent having the final vote.   A publisher came under fire for featuring the dictator as one of 11 world figures said to have “devoted their lives for the betterment of their country and people.”.


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I wrote a book about autocrats’ design tastes. The U.S. president would fit right in. Peter York is author of 11 books, including Dictator Style: Lifestyles of the World’s Most Colorful. All your favorite dictators are here: Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, Tito, Mussolini, Mobutu, Idi Amin, Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos -- each with their own uniquely frightful chic.

An interior decorating book like no other, Dictator Style is a welcome tonic for a world in need of a good laugh at the expense of the all-powerful/5(16). An interior decorating book like no other, Dictator Style is a welcome tonic for a world in need of a good laugh at the expense of the all-powerful.

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The Dictator. Best case: The dictator communicates in a direct, authoritative style, but is actually open to input. Worst case: The dictator genuinely believes that he has all the answers and expects everything to be done his way.

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Just be careful with the style of counsel you provide. One individual working for a dictator-manager went out of her way to share ideas that matched and supported the manager’s priorities. They were all ideas that were pro-business, and they just happened to be closely aligned with the manager’s big issues and headaches.

The dictators: Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict In his comparison of Hitler and Stalin, Overy (history, King's Coll., London; Why the Allies Won) attempts to take the traditional view of the political spectrum (far right--authoritarian /5(3).

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One dictator’s portrait is replaced by another’s in Riad Sattouf’s The Arab of the Future. Latin America has endured many tyrants, spawning the genre of the dictator : Daniel Kalder. Get this from a library. Dictator style: lifestyles of the world's most colorful despots.

[Peter York; Douglas Coupland] -- "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.

All your favorite dictators are here: Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, Tito, Mussolini, Mobutu, Idi Amin, Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos—each with their own uniquely frightful chic. An interior decorating book like no other, Dictator Style is a welcome tonic for a world in need of a good laugh at the expense of the all-powerful.3/5(4).

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If you are the publisher or author of this book and. Dictator Style documents the lives, methods, and effects of dictators, authoritarian rulers, and despots. Our aim is to inform and remind people of what happens when certain types of rulers come to power.

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It’s hard, when you look at the pictures, to sort out whether you’re being a classist, or the dictators are – because the imagery is all about projection of wealth and power, therefore class.

The phrase “dictator” appeared 14 times, in fact — and “authoritarian” six times. On foreign policy, the president has wide latitude to .