The Tide of Fortune

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[1940]: The Viking Press, New York

The Tide of Fortune. Twelve Historical Miniatures. Translated by Eden and Cedar Paul. 285/(1)p. See also: viii/232p. London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1940. 2nd edition. 280p. 1940 [Reprinted 1941, 1942]; 232p. 1955 [Hallam Edition]; Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1940. See: Sternstunden der Menschheit. Zwölf historische Miniaturen

Contents:

[1].
Foreword, p. (v)
[2].
The Head upon the Rostrum. Cicero's Death, December 7, 43 B.C., pp. (1)-28
[3].
The Conquest of Byzantium. May 29, 1453, pp. (29)-61
[4].
Flight into Immortality. Núñez de Balboa Discovers the Pacific, September 25, 1513, pp. (63)-94
[5].
The Lord Gave the Word. Handel's Messiah, August 21, 1741, pp. (95)-122
[6].
The Genius of One Night. "The Marseillaise", April 25, 1792, pp. (123)-143
[7].
The Decisive Hour at Waterloo. Grouchy Obeys Orders, June 18, 1815, pp. (145)-164
[8].
The Marienbad Elegy. Goethe's Last Love, September 5, 1823, pp. (165)-178
[9].
El Dorado. The Gold of California, January 12, 1848, pp. (179)-194
[10].
First Word across the Atlantic. Cyrus Field's Cable, August 5, 1858, pp. (195)-221
[11].
Quest of the South Pole. Scott Reaches the Pole, January 16, 1912, pp. (223)-246
[12].
The Sealed Train. Lenin Leaves Zürich, April 9, 1917, pp. (247)-262
[13].
Wilson's Failure, March 15, 1919, pp. (263)-285
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