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  1. The Horsieman

    The Horsieman: Memories of a Traveller 1928-58 [Paperback]

    Duncan Williamson(Author)

    $18.95

    ISBN: 9781912476404
    Published by : Origin
    Duncan Williamson was the son, grandson and great grandson of nomadic tinsmiths, basket makers, pipers and storytellers. In this book, he describes his life as a traveler with verve, candor and intimacy, recounting a childhood spent on the shores ... .... Learn More
  2. The Long Horizon

    The Long Horizon [Paperback]

    Iain R. Thomson(Author)

    $18.95

    ISBN: 9781912476572
    Published by : Origin
    The Long Horizon is an extraordinary book. Much more than simply the chronicle of a life spent farming in the Scottish Highlands, it is also a wonderful collection of stories, both factual and fictional, which reflect the changes that have ... .... Learn More
  3. From Cambridge to Lake Chad: Life in archaeology 1956–1971

    From Cambridge to Lake Chad: Life in archaeology 1956–1971 [Paperback]

    Graham Connah(Author)

    $61.00

    ISBN: 9781784919580
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Archaeological Lives
    This book is about how the author became an archaeologist at a time when opportunities for employment were rare and how he worked as a field researcher in West Africa and wrote about his work there. It traces his archaeological tra... .... Learn More
  4. Fernando Pessoa

    Fernando Pessoa: A Quasi Memoir [Paperback]

    José Paulo Cavalcanti(Author)

    $32.00

    ISBN: 9788869771811
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    Writing a biography about Pessoa is a seemingly impossible task. The great Portuguese poet did not have just one life, but his existence virtually exploded in over a hundred different personalities. Only by placing oneself close to Pessoa, only by... .... Learn More
  5. Copernicus Banned

    Copernicus Banned: The entangled matter of the anti-copernican decree of 1616 [Hardback]

    Natacha Fabbri(Editor); Federica Favino(Editor)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9788822265845
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    This book, consisting of nine essays on the causes, on the figures involved and on the consequences of the decree, sheds light on various philosophical, theological, political and cultural aspects of the discussions that arose around the ‘te... .... Learn More
  6. Per Sergio Bertelli

    Per Sergio Bertelli: Itinerari di ricerca di uno storico del ’900 [Paperback]

    Giulia Calvi(Editor)

    $28.00

    ISBN: 9788859618959
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: I Quaderni della Colombaria | Classe di Scienze storiche e filosofiche
    Volume: 1
    The volume traces, through a multitude of voices, a detailed portrait of Sergio Bertelli, a famous Italian historian who was a true pioneer in many modern fields of research. The influential contributions intertwine the scientific ... .... Learn More
  7. La gola del merlo

    La gola del merlo: Memorie provocate da Gabriel Cacho Millet [Hardback]

    Primo Conti(Author); Gabriel Cacho Millet(Editor)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9788859619338
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    The memoirs of the painter PrimoConti (1900-1988), one of the most important protagonists of the Italianculture of the past century, are classified as an autobiography but exceeds thatlabel thanks to the important number of reports... .... Learn More
  8. Severino e América

    Severino e América: Storia d’amore e d’anarchia nella Buenos Aires del primo Novecento [Paperback]

    Tito Barbini(Author)

    $23.00

    ISBN: 9788856403985
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Pop Heart
    Volume: 8
    Severino Di Giovanni was a printer from Abruzzo, Italy, who moved to Argentina in the 1920s. A true anarchist, he was given death penalty in 1931 for taking part in attacks and robberies.Almost a century later, we follow Tito Barbi... .... Learn More
  9. Maurice Duruflé

    Maurice Duruflé: The Man and His Music [Paperback]

    James E. Frazier(Author)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781580469609
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Maurice Duruflé: The Man and His Music is a new biography of the great French organist and composer (1902-86), and the most comprehensive in any language. James E. Frazier traces Duruflé's musical training, his studies with To... .... Learn More
  10. Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages

    Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    P.H. Cullum(Editor); Katherine J. Lewis(Editor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783273683
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Gender in the Middle Ages
    Volume: Volume 9
    The complex relationship between masculinity and religion, as experienced in both the secular and ecclesiastical worlds, forms the focus for this volume, whose range encompasses the rabbis of the Babylonian and Palestinian Talmud, and moves via Ca... .... Learn More

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