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Biography & True Stories books

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Rim of Christendom A Biography of Eusebio Francisco Kino, Pacific Coast Pioneer by Herbert Eugene Bolton, John L. Kessell Rim of Christendom A Biography of Eusebio Francisco Kino, Pacific Coast Pioneer
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This re-issued biography recounts [Kino's] work with loving detail and with an accuracy that has survived slight amendments. Its accompanying plates, maps, and bibliography enhance a text that should find a place in every serious library. - Religious Studies Review
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

John Xantus The Fort Tejon Letters, 1857-1859 by Ann Zwinger John Xantus The Fort Tejon Letters, 1857-1859

Captures the exploits of one of the Smithsonian's early specimen collectors in the American West.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2017

Pioneer Girl Perspectives Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder by Nancy Tystad Koupal Pioneer Girl Perspectives Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder

A publication of the Pioneer Girl Project.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Jonathan Swift's Allies The Wood's Halfpence Controversy in Ireland, 1724-1725. Second revised and augmented edition by Sabine Baltes-Ellermann Jonathan Swift's Allies The Wood's Halfpence Controversy in Ireland, 1724-1725. Second revised and augmented edition

Jonathan Swift was not alone when he published the Drapier's Letters in protest against a coinage patent granted to the English manufacturer William Wood. This annotated edition contains more than 100 pamphlets, public declarations, poems, and songs, which denounced the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2017

Under the Same Sky by Mojgan Shamsalipoor, Milad Jafari, James Knight Under the Same Sky
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The powerful and incredibly moving story of Mojgan Shamsalipoor and Milad Jafari - two young Iranian asylum seekers who are showing the power of love to conquer all obstacles.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2017

Jefferson's Body A Corporeal Biiography by Maurizio Valsania Jefferson's Body A Corporeal Biiography

What did Thomas Jefferson look like? How did he carry himself? Such questions, reasonable to ask as we look back on a person who lived in a pre-photographic era, are the starting point for this boldly original new work. Maurizio...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2017

Young Henry Ford A Picture History of the First Forty Years by Sidney Olson Young Henry Ford A Picture History of the First Forty Years

Young Henry Ford is a visual and textual presentation of the first forty years of Henry Ford.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2016

Dream House An Intimate Portrait of the Philip Johnson Glass House by Adele Tutter Dream House An Intimate Portrait of the Philip Johnson Glass House

Famous for its transparency, the Philip Johnson Glass House has nonetheless proven vexingly opaque to interpretation. Its architect, Philip Cortelyou Johnson, has been equally elusive. Dream House reveals how this superficially non-representational physical structure encodes aspects of its architect's aspirations,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2016

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Fitzgerald-Wilson-Hemingway Language and Experience by Ronald Berman Fitzgerald-Wilson-Hemingway Language and Experience

In this study, Ronald Berman examines the work of the critic/novelist Edmund Wilson and the art of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway as they wrestled with the problems of language, experience, perception and reality in the age of jazz.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016

Arabs Unseen by Mohammed Mahfoodh Alardhi Arabs Unseen

Arabs Unseen explores the enlightening journeys of 10 exemplary figures from the modern Arab world. It embraces the theme of drawing inspiration from these individuals who overcame various challenges to build a body of work in their respective fields. Their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/02/2016

A House Divided Slavery and Emancipation in Delaware, 1638-1865 by Patience Essah A House Divided Slavery and Emancipation in Delaware, 1638-1865

Patience Essah here examines the introduction, evolution, demise, and final abolition of slavery in Delaware. In deomnstrating the persistence of slavery in Delaware, she raises important questions about postslavery race relations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2016

Sely Mvusi To Fly with the North Bird South by Elza Miles Sely Mvusi To Fly with the North Bird South

Selby Mvusi: To Fly with the North Bird South is a thorough, insightful account of the life and work of Selby Mvusi; an inimitable painter, sculptor, printmaker, poet and academic. Elza Miles, renowned art historian, weaves this unique story with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2015

Leonard Percival Howell and the Genesis of Rastafari by Clinton A. Hutton Leonard Percival Howell and the Genesis of Rastafari

The contributors to this volume have found the language and concepts by which to interpret Leonard Howell and the origins of the Rastafari movement in the 1930s. This volume is richly documented from the archives, and from interviews, and is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2015

Basquiat A Quick Killing in Art by Phoebe Hoban Basquiat A Quick Killing in Art


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/08/2015

The Electric Edge of Academe The Saga of Lucien L. Nunn and Deep Springs College by L. Jackson Newell, William T. Vollmann The Electric Edge of Academe The Saga of Lucien L. Nunn and Deep Springs College
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Here is a look at the life and legacy of an irrepressible innovator. Pushing against both social convention and technological boundaries, L.L. Nunn left enduring marks on economic and social history, labor development, and, educational reform. The Electric Edge of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2015

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