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  1. Hans Christian Andersen – A Cultural Icon

    Hans Christian Andersen – A Cultural Icon [Hardback]

    Anne Klara Bom (Author)

    £30.00

    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
  2. Georg Brandes and Jewishness

    Georg Brandes and Jewishness [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
  3. 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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    The fifteenth century Romanian Prince Vlad III Dracula, also known as Vlad the Impaler, is one of the most fascinating personalities of medieval history. Already during his own lifetime, his true story became obscured by a veil of myths. As a resu... .... Learn More
  4. Duty, Honor, County

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

    A.K. Brackob (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110247
    Published by : Vita Histria
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    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 the culmination o... .... Learn More
  5. Dracula

    Dracula: Essays on the Life and Times of Vlad the Impaler [Paperback]

    Kurt Treptow (Editor); Radu Florescu (Other)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110100
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Dracula – the fifteenth century Romanian prince, also known as Vlad the Impaler [Țepeș], is one of the most fascinating personalities of medieval history. Even during his own lifetime, his true story became obscured behind a veil of myths. As a re... .... Learn More
  6. John Hunyadi

    John Hunyadi: Defender of Christendom [Paperback]

    Camil Muresanu (Author)

    £24.99

    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
  7. 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)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813178677
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    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
  8. The Struggle Is Eternal

    The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation [Paperback]

    Joseph R. Fitzgerald (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813178745
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
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    Many prominent and well-known figures greatly impacted the civil rights movement, but one of the most influential and unsung leaders of that period was Gloria Richardson. As the leader of the Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee (CNAC), a multifa... .... Learn More
  9. John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights

    John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights [Hardback]

    Brandon K. Winford (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813178257
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
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    John Hervey Wheeler (1908–1978) was one of the civil rights movement's most influential leaders. In articulating a bold vision of regional prosperity grounded in full citizenship and economic power for African Americans, this banker, lawyer, and v... .... Learn More
  10. Lewis Milestone

    Lewis Milestone: Life and Films [Hardback]

    Harlow Robinson (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813178332
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    This comprehensive biography is the first to present Lewis Milestone's remarkable life - a classic rags-to-riches American narrative - in full and explores his many acclaimed films from the silent to the sound era. Creator of All Quiet on the Wes... .... Learn More

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