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  1. Abbreviated Lays

    Abbreviated Lays [Paperback]

    A. T. Reyes (Author)

    £9.95

    ISBN: 9781842171110
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The double-dactyl, a poetic form never intended for `the serious or high-minded', was invented in 1951. One of the form's rules is that the verse must contain a double-dactyl name, such as `Higgledy-Piggledy . This collection, the result of an... .... Learn More
  2. Tradition and Modernity in Romanian Culture and Civilization

    Tradition and Modernity in Romanian Culture and Civilization [Hardback]

    Kurt Treptow (Editor)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9789739432337
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    The studies included in this volume reflect on the development of Romanian society over the past four centuries in the areas of history, politics, sociology, literature, religion, and culture. They evaluate the impact that tradition and modernity ... .... Learn More
  3. Reflections on the Impact of the French Revolution

    Reflections on the Impact of the French Revolution: 1789, de Tocqueville, and Romanian Culture [Hardback]

    Alexandru Zub (Author); Paul Michelson (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9789739839150
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    This book is an English version of La sfârșit de ciclu, a series of essays on the consequences of the French Revolution for nineteenth and twentieth century culture and civilization, especially that of the Romanian lands, by one of modern Romania’... .... Learn More
  4. Before The Bomb

    Before The Bomb: How America Approached the End of the Pacific War [Hardback]

    John Chappell (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780813119878
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Almost forgotten in the haze of events that followed Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the summer of 1945 witnessed an intense public debate over how best to end the war against Japan. Weary of fighting, the American people were determined to defeat the imp... .... Learn More
  5. The Klan

    The Klan [Paperback]

    Patsy Sims (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780813108872
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    " First published in 1978, The Klan is considered the best book on the grandfather of all extremist hate groups. Now, in the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing and other domestic terrorist activities that are the legacy of Klan violence, it is more... .... Learn More
  6. The Kurdish Nationalist Movement in the 1990s

    The Kurdish Nationalist Movement in the 1990s: Its Impact on Turkey and the Middle East [Paperback]

    Robert Olson (Editor)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813108964
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In this volume, leading scholars on the history of the Kurds lay out the case that the Kurdish Question looms as one of the largest threats to peace and stability in the Middle East. With the majority of Kurds living within its borders, no country... .... Learn More
  7. Detroit And The "Good War"

    Detroit And The "Good War": The World War II Letters of Mayor Edward Jeffries and Friends [Hardback]

    Dominic J. Capeci (Editor)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813119748
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Edward J. Jeffries Jr., was elected mayor of Detroit in 1937 and for a decade led the city through a period of race riots, union turmoil, and unprecedented growth. Jeffries's circle of friends was made up primarily of newspaper reporters who share... .... Learn More
  8. Once They Were Eagles

    Once They Were Eagles: The Men of the Black Sheep Squadron [Paperback]

    Frank Walton (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813108759
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Marine Corps Fighter Squadron 214 was hastily organized in the field during World War II to meet the urgent need for another combat squadron in the South Pacific. The squadron, self-named the "Black Sheep," went on under the leadership of the swas... .... Learn More
  9. Lapham's Raiders

    Lapham's Raiders: Guerrillas in the Philippines, 1942-1945 [Hardback]

    Robert Lapham (Author); Bernard Norling (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780813119496
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    On December 8, 1941, the day after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese invaded the Philippine Islands, catching American forces unprepared and forcing their eventual surrender. Among the American soldiers who managed to avoid capture... .... Learn More
  10. The Irish Question

    The Irish Question: Two Centuries of Conflict [Paperback]

    Lawrence J. McCaffrey (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813108551
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    From 1800 to 1922 the Irish Question was the most emotional and divisive issue in British politics. It pitted Westminster politicians, anti-Catholic British public opinion, and Irish Protestant and Presbyterian champions of the Union against the d... .... Learn More

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