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  1. Karl Straube (1873–1950)

    Karl Straube (1873–1950): Germany’s Master Organist in Turbulent Times [Hardback]

    Christopher Anderson(Author)


    ISBN: 9781648250385
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 182
    In the course of a multifaceted career, Karl Straube (1873-1950) rose to positions of immense cultural authority in a German musical world caught in unprecedented artistic and sociopolitical upheaval. Son of a German harmonium-builder and an intel... .... Learn More
  2. First World War Diary of Noël Drury, 6th Royal Dublin Fusiliers

    First World War Diary of Noël Drury, 6th Royal Dublin Fusiliers: Gallipoli, Salonika, The Middle East and the Western Front [Hardback]

    Richard Grayson(Editor); Richard S. Grayson(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781838387716
    Published by : Army Records Society
    Series: Publications of the Army Records Society
    Volume: 41
    Noël Drury (1884-1975) was from a middle-class Dublin Protestant family and served most of the First World War as an officer in the 6th Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the 10th (Irish) Division. The division was the first of Ireland's wartime volun... .... Learn More
  3. Pirin Planina

    Pirin Planina: Tragic and Comic Episodes from Captivity [Hardback]

    George Topirceanu(Author); Diana Livesay(Translator); Dr. A.K. Brackob(Introduction)


    ISBN: 9781592111497
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Series: Classics of Romanian Literature
    Volume: III
    The famous Romanian writer, George Topîrceanu became a war memoirist when describing his own experiences while fighting in World War I. Despite the dark surrounding and vivid recounts of death and tragedy he witnessed, the soldier Topî... .... Learn More
  4. Alexander Paterson: Prison Reformer

    Alexander Paterson: Prison Reformer [Hardback]

    Harry Potter(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783276677
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Sir Alexander Paterson (1884-1947) is best remembered for his role as Commissioner of Prisons and as the individual responsible for some of the greatest British innovations in the field of penal practice. All major prison reforms of his day can be... .... Learn More
  5. Emma and Claude Debussy

    Emma and Claude Debussy: The Biography of a Relationship [Hardback]

    Gillian Opstad(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783276585
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The singer Emma Bardac (1862-1934) has often been presented as a woman who ensnared Claude Debussy (1862-1918) because she wanted to be associated with his fame and to live a life of luxury. Indeed, in many biographies and composer-related studies... .... Learn More
  6. La Sboba

    La Sboba: Diario dell’internato militare n. 30067 dall’8 settembre 1943 al 5 settembre 1945 [Paperback]

    Giulio Prunai(Author); Maria Prunai Falciani(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788859621454
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Giulio Prunai (1906-2002) was a lieutenant in the Italian Navy during World War II. Captured in Toulon on 8th September 1943, he spent two years in Nazi concentration camps in Germany and Poland. He finally got back to his home in Siena on 5th Sep... .... Learn More
  7. Not Just in Time

    Not Just in Time: The Story of Kronos Incorporated, from Concept to Global Entity [Hardback]

    Mark Ain(Author); Jim Floyd(Author)


    ISBN: 9781648250378
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Meliora Press
    Volume: 33
    This book recounts a success story rooted in one individual's desire to embrace his entrepreneurial spirit and forge his own company. Mark Ain led Kronos Incorporated from concept to the basements and garages of its early core team to a soot-fille... .... Learn More
  8. James VI and I

    James VI and I: Collected Essays by Jenny Wormald [Hardback]

    Jenny Wormald(Author); Miles Kerr-Peterson(Editor); Diarmaid N.J. MacCulloch(Foreword)


    ISBN: 9781910900253
    Published by : John Donald
    The renowned historian Jenny Wormald was a ground-breaking expert on early modern Scottish history, especially Stewart kingship, noble power and wider society. She was most controversial in her book-length critique of Mary, Queen of Scots. Unfortu... .... Learn More
  9. Il «Giornale del Mattino» di Ettore Bernabei

    Il «Giornale del Mattino» di Ettore Bernabei [Paperback]

    Pier Luigi Ballini(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788859621805
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: I libri della Badia
    Volume: 30
    This essay reconstructs the history of the “Giornale del Mattino”, an Italian newspaper founded in Florence in 1947, focusing on the role of Ettore Bernabei (1952-1956), who has been editor in chief in the Fifties. The newspaper, which... .... Learn More
  10. Elfriede Jelinek Goes Australia

    Elfriede Jelinek Goes Australia: Indigenising an Austrian Nobel Prize Winner [Paperback]

    André Bastian(Author)


    ISBN: 9781925588514
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Austrian writer and 2004 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Elfriede Jelinek has never shied away from bringing up painful issues within the discourse of modernity. In her oeuvre of over sixty plays and novels she has worked time and again on a vast... .... Learn More

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