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  1. 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
    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
  2. Havel

    Havel: Unfinished Revolution [Paperback]

    David Gilbreath Barton (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780822966777
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian and East European Studies
    This is the story of a man who tried to resurrect the spirit of democratic life. He was born into a time of chaos and absurdity, and he took it as his fate to carry a candle into the night. This is his story and the story of many others, the write... .... Learn More
  3. Steely-Eyed Athena

    Steely-Eyed Athena: Wilmer Cave Wright and the Advent of Female Classicists [Hardback]

    David Neal Greenwood (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781913701420
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Cambridge Classical Journal Supplements
    Volume: 44
    This monograph uses the life and work of ground-breaking female classicist, Wilmer Cave Wright, to examine several questions about the rise of women in that discipline. First, what went into the creation of a classics scholar under circumstances t... .... Learn More
  4. 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
    This is a newly revised edition of Nicholas M. Nagy-Talavera's classic work published in 1970. It is the standard work in English on the history of fascism in Romania and Hungary.

    The Green Shirts and the Others is the first comp... .... Learn More
  5. John Gilbert

    John Gilbert: The Last of the Silent Film Stars [Paperback]

    Eve Golden (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813196497
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Charming and classically handsome, John Gilbert (1897–1936) was among the world's most recognisable actors during the silent era. He was a wild, swashbuckling figure on screen and off, and accounts of his life have focused on his high-profile roma... .... Learn More
  6. Coach Hall

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

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

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9780813183756
    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
  7. Marcus Clarke

    Marcus Clarke: Novelist, Journalist and Bohemian [Paperback]

    Michael Wilding (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9781922454430
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Michael Wilding’s essays on Marcus Clarke's life and works, from his schooldays at Highgate with Gerard Manley Hopkins to membership of the Melbourne Bohemian Yorick Club with Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall, and his associations with the Ch... .... Learn More
  8. The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories

    The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories [Paperback]

    Caroline Kim (Author)

    £11.00

    ISBN: 9780822966746
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize
    Winner of the 2020 Drue Heinz Literature Prize

    Exploring what it means to be human through the Korean diaspora, Caroline Kim’s stories feature many voices. From a teenage girl in 1980’s America, to a boy growing up in the... .... 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. Apollonia on my Mind

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

    Nicholas C. Flemming (Author)

    £150.00

    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

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