The Cartiers

This ebook list for those who looking for to read The Cartiers, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

The Cartiers

The Cartiers

The Untold Story of the Family Behind the Jewelry Empire

  • Author: Francesca Cartier Brickell
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • ISBN: 0525621628
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 656
  • View: 8716
DOWNLOAD NOW »
“A dynamic group biography studded with design history and high-society dash. . . . [This] elegantly wrought narrative bears the Cartier hallmark.”—The Economist The captivating story of the family behind the Cartier empire and the three brothers who turned their grandfather’s humble Parisian jewelry store into a global luxury icon—as told by a great-granddaughter with exclusive access to long-lost family archives “Ms. Cartier Brickell has done her grandfather proud.”—The Wall Street Journal The Cartiers is the revealing tale of a jewelry dynasty—four generations, from revolutionary France to the 1970s. At its heart are the three Cartier brothers whose motto was “Never copy, only create” and who made their family firm internationally famous in the early days of the twentieth century, thanks to their unique and complementary talents: Louis, the visionary designer who created the first men’s wristwatch to help an aviator friend tell the time without taking his hands off the controls of his flying machine; Pierre, the master dealmaker who bought the New York headquarters on Fifth Avenue for a double-stranded natural pearl necklace; and Jacques, the globe-trotting gemstone expert whose travels to India gave Cartier access to the world’s best rubies, emeralds, and sapphires, inspiring the celebrated Tutti Frutti jewelry. Francesca Cartier Brickell, whose great-grandfather was the youngest of the brothers, has traveled the world researching her family’s history, tracking down those connected with her ancestors and discovering long-lost pieces of the puzzle along the way. Now she reveals never-before-told dramas, romances, intrigues, betrayals, and more. The Cartiers also offers a behind-the-scenes look at the firm’s most iconic jewelry—the notoriously cursed Hope Diamond, the Romanov emeralds, the classic panther pieces—and the long line of stars from the worlds of fashion, film, and royalty who wore them, from Indian maharajas and Russian grand duchesses to Wallis Simpson, Coco Chanel, and Elizabeth Taylor. Published in the two-hundredth anniversary year of the birth of the dynasty’s founder, Louis-François Cartier, this book is a magnificent, definitive, epic social history shown through the deeply personal lens of one legendary family.

George-Etienne Cartier

This ebook list for those who looking for to read George-Etienne Cartier, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

George-Etienne Cartier

George-Etienne Cartier

Montreal Bourgeois

  • Author: Brian J. Young
  • Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • ISBN: 0773503706
  • Category: History
  • Page: 181
  • View: 5443
DOWNLOAD NOW »
George-Etienne Cartier has traditionally been interpreted as primarily a federal politician, as Macdonald's ally in building a united Canada, and as a representative French Canadian. Brian Young downplays ethnic and national political factors and focuses on Cartier's function as spokesman for a specific social group, the Montreal bourgeoisie. The dominant politician in Quebec in the mid-1980s, Cartier directed the transformation of that society's fundamental landholding, legal, business, and educational institutions. Confederation was the political ingredient in the integration of Quebec into Canadian industrial society.

Return of the Cartier Cartel

This ebook list for those who looking for to read Return of the Cartier Cartel, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

Return of the Cartier Cartel

Return of the Cartier Cartel

  • Author: Nisa Santiago
  • Publisher: Melodrama Publishing
  • ISBN: 0982451547
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 248
  • View: 8933
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Brooklyn empress Cartier knows the streets of Brooklyn like nobody's business. In fact, she successfully built her Cartier Cartel drug ring on the code of the streets, hustling and stacking paper. However, the life of crime is wearing her down, and she's ready to quit the game when two of her Cartel soldiers are gunned down in the same streets that fattened her bankroll. Now she's hell bent on seeking revenge for her friends, and she and her most loyal set out to solve the hood's whodunit. Along the way, tempers flare and love is tested as her prince steps out of line and sleeps with the enemy. Devastation reigns supreme in the streets of Brooklyn, while Cartier is constantly looking over her shoulder, wondering who will be the next to stab her in the back.

After

This ebook list for those who looking for to read After, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

After

After

How America Confronted the September 12 Era

  • Author: Steven Brill
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 9780743249546
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 736
  • View: 1982
DOWNLOAD NOW »
The story begins on September 12, 2001. It reads like a novel. But the characters in award-winning journalist Steven Brill's America are real. They don't have all the answers or all the virtues of fictional heroes. It is because they are so human -- so much like the rest of us -- that makes the way they rise to the challenge of September 12 such an inspiring story about how America really works. A Customs inspector somehow has to guard against a nuclear bomb that could be hidden in one of the thousands of cargo containers from all over the world sitting on his dock in New York harbor. A young woman in New Jersey, suddenly widowed with three young children, doesn't know how to get the keys to her husband's car, much less how she can challenge the head of a federal victims' fund. An entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, who makes machines that screen luggage for bombs, can't decide if this crisis is an opportunity he should seize. Attorney General John Ashcroft has no idea how to find the new, hidden enemy living among us. The young, just-hired director of the American Civil Liberties Union wonders how he can keep Ashcroft from going too far. The CEO of a giant insurer has to decide whether to risk economic panic by not paying damage claims that he might legally be able to avoid. Red Cross President Bernadine Healy has to figure out how to collect and allocate donations while dodging a hostile board of directors. Career civil servant Gale Rossides has to recruit and train the largest workforce ever hired by the government -- the new airport passenger screeners. A proprietor of a shoe repair shop -- helped by two young women, pro bono lawyers -- has to rebuild a business buried in the rubble of Ground Zero. A Detroit Border Patrol agent -- whose bosses want to fire him for speaking out about how unprotected his stretch of border is -- has to choose whether to risk his family's livelihood by sounding the alarm. Tom Ridge has to run through a bureaucratic wall to mount a true homeland security defense. Drawing on 347 on-the-record interviews and revelations from memos of government meetings, court filings, and other documents, Brill gives us a front-row seat as these and other players in this real-life drama cross paths in a series of alliances and confrontations and fight for their own interests and their version of the public interest. The result is a gritty story -- and trailblazing journalism -- that inspires us not because these Americans or their country are perfect, but because they were tough enough, anchored enough, and living in a system that encouraged and enabled them to meet the awesome challenges they faced.

The Cartier Project

This ebook list for those who looking for to read The Cartier Project, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

The Cartier Project

The Cartier Project

  • Author: Miha Mazzini
  • Publisher: Scala House Pub Llc
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 216
  • View: 9921
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Tragedy nearly befalls a dismal Yugoslavian foundry town when Egon, romance writer extraordinaire and tireless bon vivant, discovers hes used up his Cartier perfume. A man will do anything for his perfume, even if it means cheating a young Gypsy girl of her Playboy, blackmailing a lascivious preacher, publishing an atrocious poet, and conspiring with a band of uncouth cowboys.

The Cartier Collection

This ebook list for those who looking for to read The Cartier Collection, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

The Cartier Collection

The Cartier Collection

Jewelry

  • Author: François Chaille,Eric Nussbaum
  • Publisher: Flammarion-Pere Castor
  • ISBN: 9782080304612
  • Category: Design
  • Page: 384
  • View: 2015
DOWNLOAD NOW »
This sumptuous collector's volume showcases, at actual size, over 600 objects and drawings from Cartier's vast archives-many for the first time. The text recounts how this collection of over 1,200 items, dating from the 1860s to the present, was formed; explains the antique jewelry market; and imparts the artistic genius that places Cartier among the world's premier jewelers. Devoted to fine jewelry, this book presents pieces that were designed for the Duchess of Windsor, Daisy Fellowes, and Barbara Hutton alongside the Maharadjah of Patiala's recently restored necklace that once contained the famous De Beers diamond. Fascinating stories and complete technical details present Cartier's most artful creations, from glittering tiaras to pieces from the famous "bestiary" of panthers, dragons, chimera, birds, and crocodiles, as well as rare brooches, necklaces, and bracelets. With its lavish slipcase, over a dozen gatefolds, extensive documentation, illustrated chronology, and index, this book is a must for specialists in the decorative arts and jewelry, and a publishing event for the quality of its design and reproductions.

Carl Dair and the Cartier Typeface

This ebook list for those who looking for to read Carl Dair and the Cartier Typeface, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

Carl Dair and the Cartier Typeface

Carl Dair and the Cartier Typeface

Selected Correspondence

  • Author: Carl Dair
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781554471768
  • Category: Type and type-founding
  • Page: 320
  • View: 1098
DOWNLOAD NOW »
This collection assembles all of the known correspondence of Canadian typographer and type designer Carl Dair (1912-67) concerning the conception, development and reception of his Cartier typeface. The letters span two decades, from Dair's 1956-57 studies under the punchcutter P.H. R�disch at the Ensched� typefoundry in Holland, to the voluminous response to the release of the First Proof of Cartier in 1966 until his sudden death in 1967, including candid criticisms and detailed critiques from some of the twentieth century's foremost typographic minds-Sem Hartz, John Dreyfus, Paul Standard, Beatrice Warde, Hermann Zapf and others. Together with annotated transcriptions of all of Dair's surviving "Epistles to the Torontonians," this collection gathers lively, thoughtful and timely communications to and from typographers, designers, tradesmen and scholars across Canada and the world. An informative and entertaining resource for enthusiasts of typography and history alike.

The Roosevelt Women

This ebook list for those who looking for to read The Roosevelt Women, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

The Roosevelt Women

The Roosevelt Women

A Portrait In Five Generations

  • Author: Betty Boyd Caroli
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1541672763
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 528
  • View: 5440
DOWNLOAD NOW »
The Roosevelt name conjures up images of powerful Presidents and dashing men of high society. But few people know much about the extraordinary network of women that held the Roosevelt clan together through war, scandal, and disease. In The Roosevelt Women, Betty Boyd Caroli weaves together stories culled from a rich store of letters, memoirs, and interviews to chronicle nine extraordinary Roosevelt women across a century and a half of turbulent history.She examines the Roosevelt women as mothers, daughters, wives, and, beyond that, as world travelers, authors, campaigners, and socialites—in short, as themselves. She reveals how they demonstrated the energy and intellectual curiosity that defined their famous family, as well as the roles they played in the intrigues, scandals, and accomplishments that were hallmarks of the Roosevelt clan. From the much maligned Sara Delano (who sired Franklin and by turns terrified and supported Eleanor) to Theodore's irrepressible daughter, Alice (”I can either rule the country or control Alice,” Teddy once said) to the beloved Bamie, who was the only mother Alice ever knew, and the model of everything she never was in life, to the exceptionally beautiful but ultimately overwhelmed Mittie, Theodore's mother, The Roosevelt Women is an intricate portrait of bold and talented women, a grand tale of both unbearable tragedies and triumphant achievements.

The Voyages of Jacques Cartier

This ebook list for those who looking for to read The Voyages of Jacques Cartier, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

The Voyages of Jacques Cartier

The Voyages of Jacques Cartier

  • Author: Ramsay Cook
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press
  • ISBN: 1487516797
  • Category: History
  • Page: 177
  • View: 8520
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Jacques Cartier's voyages of 1534, 1535, and 1541constitute the first record of European impressions of the St Lawrence region of northeastern North American and its peoples. The Voyages are rich in details about almost every aspect of the region's environment and the people who inhabited it. As Ramsay Cook points out in his introduction, Cartier was more than an explorer; he was also Canada's first ethnographer. His accounts provide a wealth of information about the native people of the region and their relations with each other. Indirectly, he also reveals much about himself and about sixteenth-century European attitudes and beliefs. These memoirs recount not only the French experience with the Iroquois, but alo the Iroquois' discovery of the French. In addition to Cartier's Voyages, a slightly amended version of H.P. Biggar's 1924 text, the volume includes a series of letters relating to Cartier and the Sieur de Roberval, who was in command of cartier on the last voyage. Many of these letters appear for the first time in English. Ramsay Cook's introduction, 'Donnacona Discovers Europe,' rereads the documents in the light of recent scholarship as well as from contemporary perspectives in order to understand better the viewpoints of Cartier and the native people with whom he came into contact.