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City of Lions

City of Lions( )
Author: Wittlin, Jozef
Sands, Philippe
Translator: Lloyd-Jones, Antonia
Series title:Pushkin Collection
ISBN:978-1-78227-117-8
Publication Date:Mar 2017
Publisher:Steerforth Press
Imprint:Pushkin Collection
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

The Ukrainian city Lviv's many names (Lviv, Lvov, Lwow, Lemberg, Leopolis) bear witness to its conflicted past - it has, at one time or another, belonged to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Poland, Russia and Germany, and has brought forth numerous famous artists and intellectuals. My Lwow, Jozef Wittlin's short 1946 treatise on the city he left in 1922, is a wistful and lyrical study of an electrifying cosmopolis, told from the other side of the catastrophe of the Second...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Eastern
Travel / Former Soviet Republics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.75 x 6.5 x 0.56 Inches
Book Weight:0.37 Pounds
Author Biography
Wittlin, Jozef (Author)
Philippe Sands was born in 1960 in London. He is a graduate of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, receiving his B.A. in 1982 and his LLM, first class honours in 1983. He finished his postgraduate studies at Cambridge and was a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School. He has held positions at numerous distinguished universities around the world. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1985. He has written numerous academic and general nonfiction books, newspaper articles, book reviews, and more. His books include Lawless World, and Torture Team. In 2016, he won the Baillie Gifford Prize for nonfiction, for East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity.

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