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David Gilmour

David Gilmour Copyright Laura Gilmour

Sir David Gilmour is one of Britain's most admired and accomplished historical writers and biographers. His previous books include The Last Leopard, The Long Recessional (FSG, 2002), and, most recently, The Ruling Caste (FSG, 2006).

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The Pursuit of Italy

David Gilmour

A provocative, entertaining account of Italy’s diverse riches, its hopes and dreams, its past and presentDid Garibaldi do Italy a disservice when he helped its disparate parts...

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The Ruling Caste

David Gilmour

"[A] lavishly enjoyable book." --Tunku Varadarajan, The Wall Street Journal Between 1837 and 1901, fewer than one thousand Britons at...

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Curzon

David Gilmour

"Elegant biography . . . a fast-moving, entertaining, and finely written story." --Simon Schama, The New Yorker George Nathaniel Curzon's controversial life in public service...

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The Long Recessional

David Gilmour

“Readable and reliable . . . [Gilmour’s] assessment of the political background of Kipling’s writings is exemplary.” —Earl L. Dachslager, Houston ChronicleDavid...

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