Memoir & Biography

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  1. 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 (Editor)

    £24.99

    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
  2. Lewis Milestone

    Lewis Milestone: Life and Films [Hardback]

    Harlow Robinson (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813178332
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    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
  3. The Struggle Is Eternal

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

    Joseph R. Fitzgerald (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813178745
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    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
  4. 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)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813178257
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    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
  5. Righting the Wrong

    Righting the Wrong: Mary Macarthur 1880-1921. The working woman’s champion [Paperback]

    Cathy Hunt (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781905036684
    Published by : West Midlands History
    In 1921 the brilliant and charismatic trade union leader, Mary Macarthur, died aged 40. In her short life, her activism and leadership had been responsible for raising awareness of women’s poor working conditions and encouraging them to speak out ... .... Learn More
  6. Film's First Family

    Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos [Hardback]

    Terry Chester Shulman (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813178097
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Scandal, adultery, secret marriages, celebrity, divorce, custody battles, suicide attempts, and alcoholism―the trials and tribulations of the Costellos were as riveting as any Hollywood feature film. Written with unprecedented access to the family... .... Learn More
  7. Coach Hall

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

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

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813178561
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    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
  8. Boy on the Bridge

    Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success [Hardback]

    Andrew Marble (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9780813178028
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    His life and career were the embodiment of the American dream. Born in Poland, John Shalikashvili (1936–2011) descended from aristocratic European families that served with distinction in both battle and government for centuries. After barely surv... .... Learn More
  9. Enid Yandell

    Enid Yandell: Kentucky's Pioneer Sculptor [Hardback]

    Juilee Decker (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780813178639
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Topics in Kentucky History
    Louisville-born and nationally renowned sculptor Enid Yandell (1869--1934) was ahead of her time. She began her career when sculpture was considered too physical, too messy, and too masculine for women. Yandell challenged the gender norms of early... .... Learn More
  10. Athene Palace

    Athene Palace [Paperback]

    R.G. Waldeck (Author); Ernest Latham (Editor)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110070
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    As European capitals fell during 1940 and 1941, there swarmed to the Athene Palace, Bucharest’s Grand Hotel, diplomats, generals, Gestapo spies, and demi-mondaines from all over Europe. Arriving at the crowded Athene Palace on the day Paris fell i... .... Learn More

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