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  1. 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 accounting of a way of ... .... Learn More
  2. Leonard Bernstein and Washington, DC

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

    Daniel Abraham(Editor); Alicia Kopfstein-Penk(Editor); Andrew Weaver(Editor); Andrew H. 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 important moments in his... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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 celebrity in the imp... .... Learn More
  5. A Drop in the Ocean

    A Drop in the Ocean: Lawrence MacEwen and the Isle of Muck [Paperback]

    Polly Pullar(Author)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781912476527
    Published by : Origin
    Polly Pullar tells the fascinating tale of one of the Hebrides unique thriving small communities through the colourful anecdotes of Lawrence MacEwen, whose family have owned the island since 1896. A wonderfully benevolent, and eccentric character,... .... Learn More
  6. Discovering Berlioz

    Discovering Berlioz: Essays, Reviews, Talks [Hardback]

    David Cairns(Author)

    $59.00

    ISBN: 9780907689584
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: Volume 12
    For the past half-century and more David Cairns has been one of the world's pre-eminent Berlioz scholars, translating Berlioz's freewheeling memoirs and writing a monumental biography of the composer that earned a procession of awards. But many of... .... Learn More
  7. 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 images of universal d... .... Learn More
  8. Music in Their Time: The Memoirs and Letters of Dora and Hubert Foss

    Music in Their Time: The Memoirs and Letters of Dora and Hubert Foss [Hardback]

    Stephen Lloyd(Editor); Diana Sparkes(Editor); Brian Sparkes(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781783274130
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Hubert J. Foss (1899-1953) is best known for his work as founder and first music editor for Oxford University Press. Foss promoted composers in England between the World Wars, most notably Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Walton, Constant Lambert, ... .... Learn More
  9. John Hunyadi

    John Hunyadi: Defender of Christendom [Paperback]

    Academician Camil Muresanu(Author); Laura Treptow(Translator)

    $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, drawing the attention ... .... 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(Author)

    $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 kingdom. An unexpect... .... Learn More

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