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  1. Commanding Professionalism

    Commanding Professionalism: Simpson, Moore, and the Ninth US Army [Hardback]

    William Stuart Nance (Author)

    £29.50

    ISBN: 9780813198231
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    When one thinks of influential World War II military figures, five-star generals such as Dwight D. Eisenhower and Omar Bradley instantly come to mind. As important as these central figures were to the Second World War, the conflict produced equall... .... Learn More
  2. The Warner Brothers

    The Warner Brothers [Hardback]

    Chris Yogerst (Author); Michael Uslan (Author)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813198019
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    One of the oldest and most recognizable studios in Hollywood, Warner Bros. is considered a juggernaut of the entertainment industry. Since its formation in the early twentieth century, the studio has been a constant presence in cinema history, res... .... Learn More
  3. Eleanor Powell

    Eleanor Powell: Born to Dance [Hardback]

    Paula Broussard (Author); Lisa Royère (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780813197883
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    When considering the best dancers in Hollywood's history, some obvious names come to mind - Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and Bill Robinson. Yet often overlooked is one of the most gifted and creative dancers of all time, Eleanor Powell. Powell's effe... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. Jessica Lange

    Jessica Lange: An Adventurer's Heart [Hardback]

    Anthony Uzarowski (Author)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813197258
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Brilliant, beautiful, driven, uncompromising, elusive, iconic - Jessica Lange is one of the most gifted and fascinating actors of her generation. From her rise to fame in Dino De Laurentiis's remake of King Kong (1976) and her Oscar-winning perfor... .... Learn More
  6. Denmark’s Catalyst

    Denmark’s Catalyst: The Life and Letters of N.F.S. Grundtvig [Hardback]

    Edward Broadbridge (Author); Hans Raun Iversen (Author)

    £57.00

    ISBN: 9788772198262
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Denmark’s Catalyst: The Life and Letters of N.F.S. Grundtvig is the last book in the 6-volume series ‘N.F.S. Grundtvig. Works in English.’ Translator Edward Broadbridge joins forces with Grundtvig scholar Hans Raun Iversen in this new bio... .... Learn More
  7. Dance Works

    Dance Works: Stories of Creative Collaboration [Paperback]

    Allison Orr (Author); Liz Lerman (Author)

    £16.50

    ISBN: 9780819500243
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Ride along with choreographer Allison Orr and her civic collaborators as they reflect on their dances together

    In 2001, Allison Orr made a dance with 13 City of Austin firefighters. Over the next 20 years, her unique practice of collabora... .... Learn More
  8. Stone Breaker

    Stone Breaker: The Poet James Gates Percival and the Beginning of Geology in New England [Hardback]

    Kathleen L. Housley (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9780819500281
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: The Driftless Connecticut Series & Garnet Books
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    Percival probed the volcanic origins of rock via geology and the seething nature of his psyche via poetry.

    Stone Breaker is an in-depth, accessible biography of a true American polymath, James Gates Percival. A poet, linguist, and unstabl... .... Learn More
  9. The Woman Who Dared

    The Woman Who Dared: The Life and Times of Pearl White, Queen of the Serials [Hardback]

    William M. Drew (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813196831
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    In the early days of motion pictures - before superstars, before studio conglomerates, before even the advent of sound - there was a woman named Pearl White (1889-1938). A quintessential beauty of the time, with her perfectly tousled bob and come-... .... Learn More
  10. Harvard, Hollywood, Hitmen, and Holy Men

    Harvard, Hollywood, Hitmen, and Holy Men: A Memoir [Hardback]

    Paul W. Williams (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813196671
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    The movie director Paul Williams is a real-life Forrest Gump. Williams' experiences form a unique and often wild constellation of encounters with star power, political power, and spiritual power - a life cycle that led to fame and fortune and to i... .... Learn More

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