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  1. Parker Hitt

    Parker Hitt: The Father of American Military Cryptology [Hardback]

    Betsy Rohaly Smoot (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813182407
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    "The history of war teems with occasions where the interception of dispatches and orders written in plain language has resulted in defeat and disaster for the force whose intentions thus became known at once to the enemy." So begins Colonel Parker... .... Learn More
  2. American Workman

    American Workman: The Life and Art of John Kane [Hardback]

    Maxwell King (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780822947042
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    A comprehensive, novel reassessment of the life and work of one of America's most influential self-taught artists, John Kane. The book presents a full account of Kane's life as a working man, including his time as a steelworker, coal miner, street... .... Learn More
  3. Lieutenant Sonia Vagliano

    Lieutenant Sonia Vagliano: A Memoir of the World War II Refugee Crisis [Hardback]

    Sonia Vagliano Eloy (Author); Martha Noel Evans (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813182490
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Hundreds of World War II memoirs and accounts have been written and documented, but the stories about the bravery and valor of the women who also served are rarely told. In Lieutenant Sonia Vagliano: Inside the World War II Refugee Crisis, Vaglia... .... Learn More
  4. Coach Hall

    Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court [Paperback]

    Joe B. Hall (Author); Marianne Walker (Other); Rick Bozich (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780813183756
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Until I was nine or ten, everyone called me Joe or Joe Hall. Then one day, my grandmother, for reasons known only to her, pulled me aside, telling me my name was "too short and too plain." She said, "Let's add your middle initial to make it more i... .... Learn More
  5. The Green Shirts and the Others

    The Green Shirts and the Others [Paperback]

    Nicholas M. Nagy-Talavera (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781592110940
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
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    This book is a newly revised edition of Nicholas M. Nagy-Talavera's classic work The Green Shirts and the Others published by the Hoover Institution Press in 1970. This book is the standard work in English on the history of fascism in Romania and ... .... Learn More
  6. Apollonia on my Mind

    Apollonia on my Mind: The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist [Paperback]

    Nicholas C. Flemming (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £60.00

    ISBN: 9789464260328
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 2
    The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming's memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns dripping with st... .... Learn More
  7. Apollonia on my Mind

    Apollonia on my Mind: The memoir of a paraplegic ocean scientist [Hardback]

    Nicholas C. Flemming (Author)

    Regular Price: £150.00

    Special Price: £145.00

    ISBN: 9789464260335
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Honor Frost Foundation General Publication
    Volume: 2
    The ocean conceals secrets, ancient, modern, and future. Nic Flemming's memoir recounts the life of a pioneer in ocean science. Each chapter describes a thread that structured his work: underwater cities, submerged Ice Age caverns dripping with st... .... Learn More
  8. In Capra's Shadow

    In Capra's Shadow: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Robert Riskin [Paperback]

    Ian Scott (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813180526
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Because screenwriter Robert Riskin spent most of his career collaborating with legendary Hollywood director Frank Capra, Riskin's own unique contributions to film have been largely overshadowed. With five Academy Award nominations to his credit fo... .... Learn More
  9. A Union Woman in Civil War Kentucky

    A Union Woman in Civil War Kentucky: The Diary of Frances Peter [Paperback]

    Frances Dallam Peter (Author); John David Smith (Editor); William Cooper (Editor)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780813153735
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Frances Peter was one of the eleven children of Dr. Robert Peter, a surgeon for the Union army. The Peter family lived on Gratz Park near downtown Lexington, where nineteen-year-old Frances began recording her impressions of the Civil War. Because... .... Learn More
  10. Buzz

    Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley [Paperback]

    Jeffrey Spivak (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813154084
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Characterised by grandiose song-and-dance numbers featuring ornate geometric patterns and mimicked in many modern films, Busby Berkeley's unique artistry is as recognizable and striking as ever. From his years on Broadway to the director's chair, ... .... Learn More

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