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  1. Dear Mary

    Dear Mary: Letters Home from the 10th Mountain Division (1944–1945) [Paperback]

    Sydney M. Williams (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780872332584
    Published by : Bauhan Publishing
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    Sydney M. Williams, Jr., joined the American army in 1944 and served in the 10th Mountain Division in Italy until his release in 1945. All during that time he wrote letters home to his beloved wife, Mary. This collection includes correspondence wi... .... Learn More
  2. The Long Journeys Home

    The Long Journeys Home: The Repatriations of Henry ‘Opukaha‘ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk [Hardback]

    Nick Bellantoni (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780819576842
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: The Driftless Connecticut Series & Garnet Books
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    Henry ‘Opukaha‘ia (ca. 1792–1818), Native Hawaiian, and Itankusun Wanbli (ca. 1879–1900), Oglala Lakota, lived almost a century apart. Yet the cultural circumstances that led them to leave their homelands and eventually die in Connecticut have str... .... Learn More
  3. The Right to a Father

    The Right to a Father [Paperback]

    Anne Sofie Hardenberg (Author); Pia Christensen Bang (Author); Susan Stanley (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780996748032
    Published by : International Polar Institute
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    In the ’40s and ’50s many men from Denmark traveled to Greenland to work. Here they met Greenlandic women—which more than once resulted in pregnancies. Many of these men then returned to Denmark, which meant that the children grew up as illegitima... .... Learn More
  4. Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt: A Literary Life [Hardback]

    Thomas Cullen Bailey (Author); Katherine Joslin (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781512601664
    Published by : University Press of New England
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    Of all the many biographies of Theodore Roosevelt, none has presented the twenty-sixth president as he saw himself: as a man of letters. This fascinating account traces Roosevelt’s lifelong engagement with books and discusses his writings from chi... .... Learn More
  5. Circle Around Monadnock

    Circle Around Monadnock: Time Travel with Horses [Paperback]

    Francelia Clark (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780872332522
    Published by : Bauhan Publishing
    Francelia Clark finds and follows two of the oldest trails in New Hampshire’s Monadnock region into history—on horseback. Along the way she studies the cellar holes and rock remains of houses, wells, and walled cow paths, as well as old journals, ... .... Learn More
  6. The Eddie Cantor Story

    The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics [Hardback]

    David Weinstein (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781512600483
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life
    This absorbing biography chronicles the life and work of one of the most important entertainers of the twentieth century. Eddie Cantor (1892–1964) starred in theater, film, radio, and television. His immense popularity across a variety of media, h... .... Learn More
  7. Mickey Rourke and the Bluebird of Happiness

    Mickey Rourke and the Bluebird of Happiness: A Poet’s Notebooks [Paperback]

    W. S. Di Piero (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780887486241
    Published by : Carnegie Mellon University Press
    Mickey Rourke and the Bluebird of Happiness contains selections taken from Simone Di Piero’s notebooks going back thirty years. His notebooks offer evidence of a poet’s inner life and have been for him a kind of mute conversation partner. They tes... .... Learn More
  8. The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet

    The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet [Hardback]

    Edna Edith Sayers (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781512600513
    Published by : University Press of New England
    Edna Edith Sayers has written the definitive biography of T. H. Gallaudet (1787–1851), celebrated today as the founder of deaf education in America. Sayers traces Gallaudet’s work in the fields of deaf education, free common schools, literacy, tea... .... Learn More
  9. Boston Ballerina

    Boston Ballerina: A Dancer, a Company, an Era [Hardback]

    Laura Young (Author); Janine Parker (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781512600797
    Published by : University Press of New England
    As a charter member of Boston Ballet and its predecessor, New England Civic Ballet, Laura Young has been affiliated with the company longer than any other dancer in its history. This book is both a memoir of her personal journey and a fascinating ... .... Learn More
  10. Haifa

    Haifa: City of Steps [Hardback]

    Nili Scharf Gold (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781512601183
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Nili Gold, who was born in Haifa to German-speaking parents in 1948, the first year of Israeli statehood, here offers a remarkable homage to her native city during its heyday as an international port and cultural center. Spanning the 1920s and ’30... .... Learn More

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