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  1. Duty, Honor, County

    Duty, Honor, County: The Life of Arthur McArthur Jr. [Hardback]

    Dr. A.K. Brackob(Author)

    $39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110247
    Published by : Vita Histria
    On September 15, 1906 Arthur MacArthur Jr. became the twelfth man in the history of the United States Army to be awarded the rank of Lieutenant General, the highest rank in the Army up to that time. This great honor, which marked t... .... Learn More
  2. Lucrezia Borgia

    Lucrezia Borgia: Daughter of Pope Alexander VI [Hardback]

    Ferdinand Gregorovius(Author); Samantha Morris(Introduction)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781592110391
    Published by : Vita Histria
    Lucrezia Borgia is among the most fascinating and controversial personalities of the Renaissance. The daughter of Pope Alexander VI, she was intensely involved in the political life of Italy during the late fifteenth and early sixt... .... Learn More
  3. Leonard Bernstein and Washington, DC

    Leonard Bernstein and Washington, DC: Works, Politics, and Performances [Hardback]

    Daniel Abraham(Editor); Alicia Kopfstein-Penk(Editor); Andrew Weaver(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781580469739
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 167
    Composer, conductor, activist, and icon of twentieth-century America, Leonard Bernstein (1918-90) had a rich association with Washington, DC. Although he never lived there, the U.S. capital was the site of some of the most importan... .... Learn More
  4. 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)

    $29.95

    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. Throughou... .... Learn More
  5. The Gentle Apocalypse

    The Gentle Apocalypse: Truth and Meaning in the Poetry of Georg Trakl [Hardback]

    Richard Millington(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781571135889
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 209
    Like much German-language poetry of the years preceding the First World War, the poems of Georg Trakl (1887-1914) are imbued with a sense of historical crisis, but what sets his work apart is the mildness and restraint of his image... .... Learn More
  6. Ovid in Exile

    Ovid in Exile [Paperback]

    Professor Adrian Radulescu(Author)

    $24.99

    ISBN: 9781592110209
    Published by : Vita Histria
    The Roman poet Ovid (43 B.C.-A.D. 17) was a rock star of the newly-founded empire ruled by Caesar Augustus. A sensitive, artistic soul, his verse, focused on the art of love, attracted the Roman youth of his day and made him a cele... .... Learn More
  7. Giovanni Spadolini

    Giovanni Spadolini: Frammenti di vita di un italiano (1972-1994) [Paperback]

    Cosimo Ceccuti(Editor)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9788859620020
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    A hundred shots from Giovanni Spadolini’s photographic archive are collected here to reconstruct the political career of the great Italian statesman, starting from 1972 – the year in which he was elected to the Senate &... .... Learn More
  8. Il giornale fatto coi piedi

    Il giornale fatto coi piedi: Storie di un inviato speciale [Paperback]

    Giovanni Morandi(Author)

    $19.00

    ISBN: 9788856404159
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Libro verità
    Volume: 38
    The special correspondent is trained to stay behind the scenes, to be skeptical and ungrateful, not to trust anyone but always to get back home with a bone in his mouth. These pages, written by a long-time reporter, are the account... .... Learn More
  9. John Hunyadi

    John Hunyadi: Defender of Christendom [Paperback]

    Academician Camil Muresanu(Author)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110124
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    The fifteenth century marked a decisive moment in world history as the expansion of the Ottoman Empire into southeastern Europe posed a grave threat to Christianity, highlighted by the fall of Byzantium to the Turks in 1453, drawin... .... Learn More
  10. Bugs and Bullets

    Bugs and Bullets: The True Story of an American Doctoron the Eastern Front during World War I [Paperback]

    Joseph Breckinridge-Bayne(Author); Ernest Latham PhD()

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110186
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania entered World War I in the summer of 1916 woefully unprepared to sustain a war on its own. The country faced near collapse as its Allies did not follow through on their promises and the Central Powers advanced into the king... .... Learn More

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