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  1. 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
    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
    “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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Dracula

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

    Kurt Treptow (Editor); Radu Florescu (Other)

    £29.99

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    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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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