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  1. Michael Curtiz

    Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film [Paperback]

    Alan K. Rode (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780813180434
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    Academy Award-winning director Michael Curtiz (1886-1962) - whose best-known films include Casablanca (1942), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), Mildred Pierce (1945) and White Christmas (1954) - was in many ways the anti-auteur. During his unprecede... .... Learn More
  2. Nicolae Iorga

    Nicolae Iorga: A Biography [Paperback]

    Nicholas M. Nagy-Talavera (Author)

    £39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110759
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
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    The Romanian historian Nicolae Iorga played a critical role in the history of his country for more than fifty years until his tragic death in 1940. The author of more than 1,200 books and 20,000 articles, Iorga was one of the most prolific scholar... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. Harry Dean Stanton

    Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel [Hardback]

    Joseph B. Atkins (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813180106
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
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    Harry Dean Stanton (1926-2017) got his start in Hollywood in TV productions such as Zane Grey Theater and Gunsmoke. After a series of minor parts in forgettable westerns, he gradually began to get film roles that showcased his laid-back acting s... .... Learn More
  5. A Doctor for Rural America

    A Doctor for Rural America: The Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley [Hardback]

    Barbara Barksdale Clowse (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780813179773
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Dr. Frances Sage Bradley (1862-1949) was a mediating force between the urban world of her own education and experience, and that of rural Americans. As a widow with four young children, Bradley trained as a doctor and became one of the first women... .... Learn More
  6. The Eagle on My Arm

    The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life [Hardback]

    Dava Guerin (Author); Terry Bivens (Author); Jack E. Davis (Author); Floyd Scholz (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813180021
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: AUSA Books - American Warriors Series
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    In October 1967, eighteen-year-old Patrick Bradley enlisted in the US Army and was later deployed to North Vietnam as a special operator with missions to kill high-value targets. Combat left him physically and psychologically wounded, as it does m... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Maureen O'Hara

    Maureen O'Hara: The Biography [Paperback]

    Aubrey Malone (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780813180694
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    From her first appearances on the stage and screen, Maureen O'Hara (b. 1920) commanded attention with her striking beauty, radiant red hair, and impassioned portrayals of spirited heroines. Whether she was being rescued from the gallows by Charles... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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