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  1. Son of Spinoza

    Son of Spinoza: Georg Brandes and Modern Jewish Cosmopolitanism [Hardback]

    Søren Blka Hjortshøj (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9788772190181
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    The Danish scholar and critic Georg Brandes (1842-1927) is still recognized for his work today and seen by many as the theorist behind the so-called Modern Breakthrough in Scandinavia. He lived in Copenhagen for most of his life, travelling Europe... .... Learn More
  2. 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
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    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
  3. 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
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    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
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    “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
  7. Duty, Honor, County

    Duty, Honor, County: The Life of Arthur McArthur Jr. [Hardback]

    A.K. Brackob (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110247
    Published by : Vita Histria
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    On September 15, 1906 Arthur MacArthur Jr. became the twelfth man in the history of the United States Army to be awarded the rank of Lieutenant General, the highest rank in the Army up to that time. This great honor, which marked the culmination o... .... Learn More
  8. Dracula

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

    Kurt Treptow (Editor); Radu Florescu (Other)

    £29.99

    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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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    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

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