Biography & Autobiography

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  1. The Man Who Gave Away His Island

    The Man Who Gave Away His Island: A Life of John Lorne Campbell of Canna [Paperback]

    Ray Perman(Author)


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    ISBN: 9781912476893
    Published by : Origin
    In 1938 John Lorne Campbell bought the Hebridean isle of Canna. He wanted to prevent it becoming a rich man's playground (like so many other islands and Highland estates), to preserve a part of traditional Gaelic culture and show that efficient fa... .... Learn More
  2. Nikolay Myaskovsky

    Nikolay Myaskovsky: A Composer and his Times [Hardback]

    Patrick Zuk(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275755
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Drawing on a wealth of previously unexplored archival documentation, this biography offers the first comprehensive critical reappraisal of the career and achievement of Nikolay Myaskovsky (1881-1950). The story of Myaskovsky's unlikely rise to pro... .... Learn More
  3. Bizet in Italy

    Bizet in Italy: Letters and Journals, 1857-1860 [Hardback]

    Hugh Macdonald(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275809
    Published by : Boydell Press
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  4. Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956

    Gerald Finzi's Letters, 1915-1956 [Hardback]

    Diana McVeagh(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781783275724
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Gerald Finzi's (1901-1956) masterpiece is the radiant and touching cantata Dies Natalis. He is also highly regarded for his Thomas Hardy song-settings, for his Intimations of Immortality, and for his fine cello and clarinet concertos... .... Learn More
  5. Humphrey Burton: In My Own Time

    Humphrey Burton: In My Own Time: An Autobiography [Hardback]

    Humphrey Burton(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783274819
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Sir Humphrey Burton is one of Britain's most influential post-war music and arts broadcasters. Witty, humorous and full of humanity, Burton's account presents us with never before recorded perspectives on the world of British cultural broadcasting... .... Learn More
  6. Henry of Blois

    Henry of Blois: New Interpretations [Hardback]

    William Kynan-Wilson(Editor); John Munns(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781783275748
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Henry of Blois (d. 1171) was a towering figure in twelfth-century England. Grandson of William the Conqueror and brother to King Stephen, he played a central role in shaping the course of the civil war that characterized his brother's reign. Bisho... .... Learn More
  7. Americans and Queen Marie of Romania

    Americans and Queen Marie of Romania: A Selection of Documents [Hardback]

    Diana Fotescu(Editor)


    ISBN: 9789739839105
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Granddaughter of Queen Victoria of England and Tsar Alexander II of Russia, Marie (1875-1938) became princess of Romania through her marriage to Ferdinand of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, crown prince of Romania on 29 December 1892. She became queen o... .... Learn More
  8. The Correspondence of Thomas Stephens

    The Correspondence of Thomas Stephens: Revolutionising Welsh Scholarship in the Mid-Nineteenth Century through Knowledge Exchange [Paperback]

    Adam Coward(Author)


    ISBN: 9781891271304
    Published by : Celtic Studies Publications
    Series: Celtic Studies Publications
    Volume: 23
    Thomas Stephens was one of the most significant and controversial nineteenth-century Welsh scholars. His Literature of the Kymry (1849) was the first work to apply modern critical scholarship to medieval Welsh literature. Throughout his career, he... .... Learn More
  9. Beethoven's Lives

    Beethoven's Lives: The Biographical Tradition [Hardback]

    Lewis Lockwood(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275519
    Published by : Boydell Press
    When Ludwig van Beethoven died in March 1827, the world of music felt an intense loss. The composer's funeral procession was one of the largest Vienna had ever witnessed, and the poet Franz Grillparzer's eulogy brought the tensions between the com... .... Learn More
  10. A Classical Archaeologist’s Life: The Story So Far

    A Classical Archaeologist’s Life: The Story So Far: An Autobiography [Paperback]

    John Boardman(Author)


    ISBN: 9781789693430
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Archaeological Lives
    A Classical Archaeologists’s Life: The Story so Far shows that a scholar’s life is not all scholarship, though much of this book is devoted to the writing of books and, especially, travel to classical and other lands. Boardman i... .... Learn More

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