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  1. 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
    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 act... .... Learn More
  2. 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
    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 ... .... Learn More
  3. 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
    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
  4. 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 Ch... .... Learn More
  5. Katherine Jackson French

    Katherine Jackson French: Kentucky's Forgotten Ballad Collector [Hardback]

    Elizabeth DiSavino (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780813178523
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    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 a resurgence of Appalachian music that con... .... Learn More
  6. Vlad III Dracula

    Vlad III Dracula: The Life and Times of the Historical Dracula [Hardback]

    Kurt Treptow (Author); Octavian Penda (Author)

    £44.99

    ISBN: 9781592110285
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    The fifteenth-century Romanian Prince Vlad III Dracula, also known as Vlad the Impaler, is among the most intriguing personalities in medieval history. Already during his lifetime, his true story became obscured by a veil of myths. As a resul... .... Learn More
  7. 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 prevailing innovation in collegiate sports was the concep... .... Learn More
  8. 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)

    £30.50

    ISBN: 9780813178677
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    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 mi... .... Learn More
  9. The Struggle Is Eternal

    The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation [Paperback]

    Joseph R. Fitzgerald (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780813178745
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    Many prominent and well-known figures greatly impacted the civil rights movement, but one of the most influential and unsung leaders of that period was Gloria Richardson. As the leader of the Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee (CNAC), a multifa... .... Learn More
  10. Dracula

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

    Kurt Treptow (Editor); Radu Florescu (Other)

    £29.99

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    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

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