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  1. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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. Changing the Game

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

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

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780813180427
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    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 prevailing innovation in collegiate sports was the concep... .... Learn More
  3. Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood

    Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood [Paperback]

    Robert S. Birchard (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780813180519
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Cecil B. DeMille was the most successful filmmaker in early Hollywood history. Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood is a detailed and definitive chronicle of the screen work that changed the course of film history and a fascinating look at how movies wer... .... Learn More
  4. In Capra's Shadow

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

    Ian Scott (Author)

    £21.00

    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
  5. Silas House

    Silas House: Exploring an Appalachian Writer's Work [Hardback]

    Sylvia Shurbutt (Editor); Adam Booth (Other); Denise Giardina (Author); David O. Hoffman (Other); Maurice Manning (Other)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813181127
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Silas House is a beloved and celebrated Kentucky author, music journalist, and activist who has focused nearly all his work on Appalachia and its culture. His groundbreaking writings across genres have captured and catalogued Appalachian life whil... .... Learn More
  6. Jayne Mansfield

    Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It [Hardback]

    Eve Golden (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813180953
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    The first definitive biography of tragicomic sex symbol Jayne Mansfield, one of the most colorful and eccentric movie stars of the 1950s-60s. The book examines both her life and her career, detailing her movie, TV and stage work, as well as her dr... .... Learn More
  7. The Brief, Madcap Life of Kay Kendall

    The Brief, Madcap Life of Kay Kendall [Paperback]

    Eve Golden (Author); Kim Kendall (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780813180731
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Comedic film actress Kay Kendall, born to a theatrical family in Northern England, came of age in London during the Blitz. After starring in Britain's biggest cinematic disaster, she found stardom in 1953 with her brilliant performance in the low-... .... Learn More
  8. Watchman at the Gates

    Watchman at the Gates: A Soldier's Journey from Berlin to Bosnia [Hardback]

    George Joulwan (Author); David Chanoff (Author); Tom Brokaw (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780813180847
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: AUSA Books - American Warriors Series
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    Gen. George Joulwan built his 36-year military career during one of the most tumultuous eras in US history - the 1960s. Raised in a small Pennsylvania coal mining town, Joulwan would be present at the rise and fall of the Berlin wall, fight in Vie... .... Learn More
  9. Arlen Specter

    Arlen Specter: A Biography [Hardback]

    Evan Laine (Author)

    £31.00

    ISBN: 9780822946762
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    From his early work as a lawyer on the Warren Commission investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to his days as Philadelphia's district attorney to his thirty-year career as a United States Senator from Pennsylvania, Arlen Spe... .... Learn More
  10. Getting Right with Lincoln

    Getting Right with Lincoln: Correcting Misconceptions about Our Greatest President [Hardback]

    Edward Steers (Author); Joseph Garrera (Foreword)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780813180908
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Of the many presidents and founding figures of the United States, few have garnered more attention than Abraham Lincoln. Much of what we know about Lincoln's life comes from anecdotes providing only brief glimpses of the man. As such, there is gre... .... Learn More

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