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  1. Parker Hitt

    Parker Hitt: The Father of American Military Cryptology [Hardback]

    Betsy Rohaly Smoot (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813182407
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
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    "The history of war teems with occasions where the interception of dispatches and orders written in plain language has resulted in defeat and disaster for the force whose intentions thus became known at once to the enemy." So begins Colonel Parker... .... Learn More
  2. 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
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    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
  3. Coach Hall

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

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

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780813183756
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    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
  4. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This monograph uses the life and work of groundbreaking 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 that... .... Learn More
  5. 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
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    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
  6. 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
  7. Rare Birds

    Rare Birds: An American Family [Paperback]

    Dan Bessie (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813153681
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    What does a writer do when he's got a family that includes a blacklisted member of the Hollywood Ten, the brains behind Tony the Tiger and the Marlboro Man, a trio of gay puppeteers, the world's leading birdwatcher, sixties hippies, a Dutch stowaw... .... 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
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    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. 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
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    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
  10. Marcus Clarke

    Marcus Clarke: Novelist, Journalist and Bohemian [Paperback]

    Michael Wilding (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9781922454430
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
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    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

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