Memoir & Biography

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  1. The Eddie Cantor Story

    The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics [Hardback]

    David Weinstein (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9781512600483
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life
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    This absorbing biography chronicles the life and work of one of the most important entertainers of the twentieth century. Eddie Cantor (1892–1964) starred in theater, film, radio, and television. His immense popularity across a variety of med... .... Learn More
  2. Boston Ballerina

    Boston Ballerina: A Dancer, a Company, an Era [Hardback]

    Laura Young (Author); Janine Parker (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9781512600797
    Published by : University Press of New England
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    As a charter member of Boston Ballet and its predecessor, New England Civic Ballet, Laura Young has been affiliated with the company longer than any other dancer in its history. This book is both a memoir of her personal journey and a fascinating ... .... Learn More
  3. The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet

    The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet [Hardback]

    Edna Edith Sayers (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9781512600513
    Published by : University Press of New England
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    Edna Edith Sayers has written the definitive biography of T. H. Gallaudet (1787–1851), celebrated today as the founder of deaf education in America. Sayers traces Gallaudet’s work in the fields of deaf education, free common schools, literacy, tea... .... Learn More
  4. Mickey Rourke and the Bluebird of Happiness

    Mickey Rourke and the Bluebird of Happiness: A Poet’s Notebooks [Paperback]

    W. S. Di Piero (Author)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9780887486241
    Published by : Carnegie Mellon University Press
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    Mickey Rourke and the Bluebird of Happiness contains selections taken from Simone Di Piero’s notebooks going back thirty years. His notebooks offer evidence of a poet’s inner life and have been for him a kind of mute conversation partner. They tes... .... Learn More
  5. Haifa

    Haifa: City of Steps [Hardback]

    Nili Scharf Gold (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9781512601183
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
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    Nili Gold, who was born in Haifa to German-speaking parents in 1948, the first year of Israeli statehood, here offers a remarkable homage to her native city during its heyday as an international port and cultural center. Spanning the 1920s and ’30... .... Learn More
  6. Ishiro Honda

    Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa [Hardback]

    Steve Ryfle (Author); Ed Godziszewski (Author); Yuuko Honda-Yun (Author); Martin Scorsese (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9780819570871
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
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    Ishiro Honda was arguably the most internationally successful Japanese director of his generation, with an unmatched succession of science fiction films that were commercial hits worldwide. From the atomic allegory of Godzilla and the beguiling ch... .... Learn More
  7. Circle Around Monadnock

    Circle Around Monadnock: Time Travel with Horses [Paperback]

    Francelia Clark (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780872332522
    Published by : Bauhan Publishing
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    Francelia Clark finds and follows two of the oldest trails in New Hampshire’s Monadnock region into history—on horseback. Along the way she studies the cellar holes and rock remains of houses, wells, and walled cow paths, as well as old journals, ... .... Learn More
  8. Toward Nationalism's End

    Toward Nationalism's End: An Intellectual Biography of Hans Kohn [Hardback]

    Adi Gordon (Author)

    £93.00

    ISBN: 9781512600865
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: The Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry
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    This intellectual biography of Hans Kohn (1891–1971) looks at theories of nationalism in the twentieth century as articulated through the life and work of its leading scholar and activist. Hans Kohn was born in late nineteenth-century Prague,... .... Learn More
  9. Going to Boston

    Going to Boston: Harriet Robinson's Journey to New Womanhood [Hardback]

    Claudia Bushman (Author)

    £93.00

    ISBN: 9781512600896
    Published by : University Press of New England
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    As a poet, author, and keen observer of life in 1870s Boston, Harriet Robinson played an essential — if occasionally underappreciated — role in the women’s suffrage movement during Boston’s golden age. Robinson flourished after leaving behind... .... Learn More
  10. Toward Nationalism's End

    Toward Nationalism's End: An Intellectual Biography of Hans Kohn [Paperback]

    Adi Gordon (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9781512600872
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: The Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry
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