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  1. Jacob L. Devers

    Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life [Paperback]

    James Scott Wheeler (Author); Rick Atkinson (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813175980
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    General Jacob L. "Jake" Devers (1897-1979) was one of only two officers - the other was Omar C. Bradley - to command an army group during the decisive campaigns of 1944-1945 that liberated Europe and ended the war with Nazi Germany. After the war,... .... Learn More
  2. Fighting the Cold War

    Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoir [Paperback]

    John R. Galvin (Author); David H. Petraeus (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813176000
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    When four-star general John Rogers Galvin retired from the US Army after forty-four years of distinguished service in 1992, the Washington Post hailed him as a man "without peer among living generals." In Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoi... .... Learn More
  3. Romania during World War I

    Romania during World War I: Observations of an American Journalist [Paperback]

    John Reed (Author); A.K. Brackob (Editor); Louise Bryant (Other)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781592110025
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania during World War I faced a unique situation. Although ruled by a German king, it had strong cultural and historical ties to France and the West. The young nation also had territorial ambitions that it hoped to satisfy. As a result, the cou... .... Learn More
  4. Ordinary Wonders

    Ordinary Wonders: Stories of Unexpected Grace [Paperback]

    Olesia Nikolaeva (Author); Alexandra Weber (Author)

    £13.99

    ISBN: 9780884654230
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    The Deceitful Onion Bulb. A Blessing to Smuggle. The Conjuror of Rain. In this collection of stories as whimsical as their titles, award-winning author Olesia Nikolaeva poignantly recounts life for Christian believers in Soviet and post-Soviet Rus... .... Learn More
  5. The Romanovs Under House Arrest

    The Romanovs Under House Arrest: From the 1917 Diary of a Palace Priest [Hardback]

    Afanasy Belyaev (Author); Marilyn Pfiefer Swezey (Editor); Victor Potapov (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780884654544
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    "...for the last time the former rulers of their own home had gathered to fervently pray, tearfully, and on bended knee, imploring that the Lord help and intercede for them in all of their sorrows and misfortunes." Thus the Archpriest Afanasy Bely... .... Learn More
  6. Ziegfeld and His Follies

    Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer [Paperback]

    Cynthia Brideson (Author); Sara Brideson (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813175027
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    The name Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1867-1932) is synonymous with the decadent revues that the legendary impresario produced at the turn of the twentieth century. These extravagant performances were filled with catchy tunes, high-kicking chorus girls, ... .... Learn More
  7. Russell Kirk

    Russell Kirk: American Conservative [Paperback]

    Bradley J. Birzer (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813175270
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Emerging from two decades of the Great Depression and the New Deal and facing the rise of radical ideologies abroad, the American Right seemed beaten, broken, and adrift in the early 1950s. Although conservative luminaries such as T. S. Eliot, Wil... .... Learn More
  8. The Mentelles

    The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky [Hardback]

    Randolph Paul Runyon (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813175386
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    John R. Deane Jr. (1919--2013) was born with all the advantages a man needs to succeed in a career in the US Army, and he capitalized on his many opportunities in spectacular fashion. The son of one of George C. Marshall's closest assistants, Dean... .... Learn More
  9. Roy Wilkins

    Roy Wilkins: The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP [Paperback]

    Yvonne Ryan (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813175805
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    Roy Wilkins (1901–1981) spent forty-six years of his life serving the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and led the organization for more than twenty years. Under his leadership, the NAACP spearheaded efforts that ... .... Learn More
  10. The Prince of Jockeys

    The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy [Paperback]

    Pellom McDaniels (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780813175812
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Isaac Burns Murphy (1861--1896) was one of the most dynamic jockeys of his era. Still considered one of the finest riders of all time, Murphy was the first jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times, and his 44 percent win record remains unmatch... .... Learn More

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