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Adams, Jad

Overview
Works: 29 works in 100 publications in 1 language and 4,061 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Case studies 
Classifications: DS481.G3, B
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Most widely held works by Jad Adams
Hideous absinthe : a history of the devil in a bottle by Jad Adams ( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mysterious, sophisticated, alluring and almost Satanic, absinthe was the drink of choice of Baudelaire, Verlaine and Wilde. It inspired Degas, Manet and Picasso and was thought to have led to the demise of many of Paris' fin-de-siecle inhabitants. Jad Adams recounts the drink's history
AIDS : the HIV myth by Jad Adams ( Book )
9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gandhi : the true man behind modern India by Jad Adams ( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gandhi has inspired civil rights and liberation movements the world over. Yet he was also a man of many contradictions. His resistance to racism strikes a thoroughly modern note, but his vision of India was that of an almost medieval society. Adams delineates Gandhi's incredible drive, including his relentless reinvention of his own persona
Madder music, stronger wine : the life of Ernest Dowson, poet and decadent by Jad Adams ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ernest Dowson was one of the major poets of the romantic late-Victorian Decadent period. This biography examines Dowson's obsessions and explores his life and work in the context of the social mores and attitudes of his era
The dynasty : the Nehru-Gandhi story by Jad Adams ( Book )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on diaries, letters, contemporary journalistic accounts, new research and exclusive interviews with politicians, business leaders, family members and colleagues of the Nehrus and Gandhis, The Dynasty traces the rise of the family from 1857 through India's independence in 1948, and on through the ill-fated reigns of Indira and Rajiv Gandhi. The unique access of authors Jad Adams and Phillip Whitehead to the personal accounts of Indian, British and other foreign observers provides a new and intimate perspective on the passions and rivalries of Eastern royalty, and an exhaustive tour of fifty years of war, imprisonment and terrorism, tragedy and triumph. - Publisher
Kipling by Jad Adams ( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Rudyard Kipling: short storywriter, author and poet, but also imperialist, racist, misogynist, and sexually confused? This biography sheds light on the man and places him in context as a sensitive artist of his time
Tony Benn by Jad Adams ( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tony Benn has been portrayed as both hero and villain, as a creative and as a destructive force. This comprehensively revised edition of Jad Adams's classic biography, is written with unparalleled access to Benn's private records, and describes the long and turbulent career of one of the most charismatic politicians of the last hundred years. The first biography to have been written with full access to the Benn archives chronicles the behind-the-scenes story of Benn's bitter battles with every leader of the Labour Party since Gaitskell. It details his service in the governments of Wilson and C
Gandhi : naked ambition by Jad Adams ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jad Adam's accessible and thoughtful biography not only traces the outline of an extraordinary life with exemplary clarity, but also examines why Mahatma Gandhi and his teachings are still profoundly relevant today
Double indemnity : murder for insurance by Jad Adams ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pankhurst by Jad Adams ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gandhi [the true man behind modern India] by Jad Adams ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gandhi has inspired civil rights and liberation movements the world over. Yet he was also a man of many contradictions. His resistance to racism strikes a thoroughly modern note, but his vision of India was that of an almost medieval society. Adams delineates Gandhi's incredible drive, including his relentless reinvention of his own persona
Food fad or fact? ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1. Are additives really necessary? (25 min.) Manufacturers say additives prevent food poisoning and increase the available range of food. Critics argue that additives help dress up trash to make it resemble wholesome food -- 2. Food intolerance (25 min.) Investigates the range of food reactions, and asks how many are physical reactions, and how many are psychological -- 3. Food irradiation (25 min.) irradiation is said to purify food and to eradicate harmful bacteria, but critics believe it can be used to prolong the shelf life of "fresh" food -- 4. Food poisoning (25 min.) What is it, how does it happen, and can we prevent it?
The history of Shirley Oaks children's home by Jad Adams ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Against nature : a global history of women and the vote by Jad Adams ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His prints and paintings are among the most recognizable images in the world. From his childhood struggles to his early death from alcoholism, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's life is explored. Henri was at the epicenter of the Parisian "belle époque." The last in the line of a family who could trace their roots back a thousand years, he showed an early aptitude for art. But his life was transformed when he broke both legs in separate adolescent accidents. The bones failed to heal correctly, and his legs stopped growing. Deprived of a normal life, he devoted himself wholly to his arts
Kill or cure? : drug injury and what to do about it ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Hollies : a home for children by Jad Adams ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rudyard Kipling by Jad Adams ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The HIV myth by Jad Adams ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of Kings & Princes Garth and Forest Hill by Jad Adams ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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