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  1. Harry Dean Stanton

    Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel [Hardback]

    Joseph B. Atkins (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813180106
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    Harry Dean Stanton (1926-2017) got his start in Hollywood in TV productions such as Zane Grey Theater and Gunsmoke. After a series of minor parts in forgettable westerns, he gradually began to get film roles that showcased his laid-back acting s... .... Learn More
  2. A Doctor for Rural America

    A Doctor for Rural America: The Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley [Hardback]

    Barbara Barksdale Clowse (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813179773
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Dr. Frances Sage Bradley (1862-1949) was a mediating force between the urban world of her own education and experience, and that of rural Americans. As a widow with four young children, Bradley trained as a doctor and became one of the first women... .... Learn More
  3. The Eagle on My Arm

    The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life [Hardback]

    Dava Guerin (Author); Terry Bivens (Author); Jack E. Davis (Author); Floyd Scholz (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813180021
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: AUSA Books - American Warriors Series
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    In October 1967, eighteen-year-old Patrick Bradley enlisted in the US Army and was later deployed to North Vietnam as a special operator with missions to kill high-value targets. Combat left him physically and psychologically wounded, as it does m... .... Learn More
  4. Son of Spinoza

    Son of Spinoza: Georg Brandes and Modern Jewish Cosmopolitanism [Hardback]

    Søren Blka Hjortshøj (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9788772190181
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    The Danish scholar and critic Georg Brandes (1842-1927) is still recognized for his work today and seen by many as the theorist behind the so-called Modern Breakthrough in Scandinavia. He lived in Copenhagen for most of his life, travelling Europe... .... Learn More
  5. Hans Christian Andersen – A Cultural Icon

    Hans Christian Andersen – A Cultural Icon [Hardback]

    Anne Klara Bom (Author)

    £42.00

    ISBN: 9788772190174
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    Hans Christian Andersen is an cultural icon. But what is an icon exactly? And how did Hans Christian Andersen become one? In Denmark and abroad. This book looks into the different meanings and uses of the word icon and into the making of the cultu... .... Learn More
  6. Katherine Jackson French

    Katherine Jackson French: Kentucky's Forgotten Ballad Collector [Hardback]

    Elizabeth DiSavino (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813178523
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    The second woman to earn a PhD from Columbia University - and the first from south of the Mason-Dixon Line to do so - Kentucky native Katherine Jackson French broke boundaries. Her research kick-started the resurgence of Appalachian music that con... .... Learn More
  7. Václav Havel

    Václav Havel: A Biography [Hardback]

    David Barton (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780822946069
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian & East European Studies
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    Václav Havel (1936-2011), the famous Czech dissident, intellectual, and playwright, was there when a half million people came to Wenceslas Square to demand an end to Communism in 1989. Many came to hear him call for a free Czechoslovakia, for demo... .... Learn More
  8. Changing the Game

    Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing [Hardback]

    Jim Host (Author); Eric A. Moyen (Other)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813179551
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Many Kentuckians and fans of intercollegiate athletics are familiar with the name Jim Host. As founder and CEO of Host Communications, he was the pioneer in college sports marketing. Host’s most lasting innovation in collegiate sports was the conc... .... Learn More
  9. Vlad III Dracula

    Vlad III Dracula: The Life and Times of the Historical Dracula [Hardback]

    Kurt Treptow (Author); Octavian Penda (Author)

    £39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110285
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
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    “Vlad III Dracula: The Life and Times of the Historical Dracula is an outstanding work of scholarship that carefully sifts through the often-contradictory sources, and popular culture associated with the name Dracula, to give us an historical Vlad... .... Learn More
  10. George Rogers Clark and William Croghan

    George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life at Locust Grove [Hardback]

    Gwynne Tuell Potts (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780813178677
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    This dual biography focuses on the lives of two very different men who fought for and settled the American West and whose vision secured the old Northwest Territory for the new nation. The two represented contrasting American experiences: famed m... .... Learn More

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