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Vermont curiosities : quirky characters, roadside oddities and offbeat fun.

Wilson, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9781493022717 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Vermont Curiosities brings to the reader with humor and affection--and a healthy dose of attitude--the oddest, quirkiest, and most outlandish places, personalities, events, and phenomena found within the state's borders and in the chronicles of its history. A fun, accessible read, Vermont Curiosities...

Chowdaheadz : a wicked smaaht guide to all things boston.

DeLisle, Ryan. Gormady, Ryan.
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(2017)  | 9781493024773 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Are you wondering if it's going to be a scortcha? Ever bang a uey? Which way to Bunkah Hill? Chowdaheadz: A Wicked Smaaht Guide to All Things Boston is a fun reference to Boston speak, the Boston way of life and the history, iconic landmarks, and cultural facts that make Boston and Bostonians a unique...

Mountain ranch.

Crouser, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781477313855 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Mountain ranch.

Crouser, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781477313848 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Reordering the landscape: scie : reordering the landscape: sciecb.

PRUITT, Elizabeth.
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(2017)  | 9781498528238 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 158pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2017
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This book examines early European American and African American gardening practices, social order, and material culture at the Wye House plantation. Located on the eastern shore of Maryland, this plantation housed the Welsh Lloyd family and hundreds of enslaved Africans and African Americans, including...

Age norms and intercultural interaction in colonial north america.

Eden, Jason. Eden, Naomi.
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(2017)  | 9781498527088 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This interdisciplinary study examines how age norms shaped the experiences of Europeans, Native Americans, and African Americans in colonial North America, exploring how diverse population groups conceptualized the human life course and how they adhered to culturally specific sets of beliefs about the...

Thomas jefferson, james madison, and the british challenge to republican america, 1783-95.

Schwarz, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781498507400 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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In the aftermath of the American Revolution, the friendship between Virginians Thomas Jefferson and James Madison became one of the most important political collaborations in American history. This study examines the origins and evolution of their partnership, placing it within the context of US-British...

Nikolai bolkhovitinov and american studies in the ussr : people's diplomacy in the cold war.

Zhuk, Sergei I.
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(2017)  | 9781498551243 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 294pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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This study is an intellectual biography of Nikolai N. Bolkhovitinov (1930-2008), the prominent Soviet historian who was a pioneering scholar of US history and US-Russian relations. Alongside the personal history of Bolkhovitinov, this study also examines the broader social, cultural, and intellectual...

How the obama presidency changed the political landscape.

Walker, Larry J.
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(2017)  | 9781440852053 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Border bandits, border raids.

Jameson, W. C.
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(2017)  | 9781493028344 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Border Bandits is an account of the many, many stories of back and forth skirmishes between the Mexicans and Texans during the late 1800s and early 1900s. There practically wasn't a border, which caused a lot of problems and thievery between the two countries. These seventeen tales in this book re-create...

Problems in modern mexican hispb.

BEEZLEY, Rankin.
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(2017)  | 9781442241220 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 304pp
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Mexicans, since their struggle for independence, have defined their challenges, needs, and obstacles as problems or dimensions in their lives. They have faced these issues alone or with others through politics, security (the military, police, or even public health squads), religion, family, and popular...

Problems in modern mexican hiscb.

BEEZLEY, Rankin.
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(2017)  | 9781442241213 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 304pp
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Mexicans, since their struggle for independence, have defined their challenges, needs, and obstacles as problems or dimensions in their lives. They have faced these issues alone or with others through politics, security (the military, police, or even public health squads), religion, family, and popular...

Thorntons luck : how america almpb.

WOOD, Lamont.
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(2017)  | 9781493025558 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 208pp
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In April 1846, tensions between the U.S. and Mexico along the disputed border were high. About half of the U.S. Army, then tiny, was camped outside of Matamoros, Mexico, and rumors were flying that the much larger and better outfitted Mexican army was about to undertake efforts to remove the troops...

Archipelagic American Studies

Roberts, Brian Russell. Stephens, Michelle Ann. , Roberts, Brian Russell. Stephens, Michelle Ann.
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(2017)  | 9780822363460 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Departing from conventional narratives of the United States and the Americas asfundamentally continental spaces, the contributors to Archipelagic AmericanStudies theorize America as constituted by and accountable to an assemblage ofinterconnected islands, archipelagoes, shorelines, continents, seas,...

Archipelagic American Studies

Roberts, Brian Russell. Stephens, Michelle Ann. , Roberts, Brian Russell. Stephens, Michelle Ann.
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(2017)  | 9780822363354 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Departing from conventional narratives of the United States and the Americas asfundamentally continental spaces, the contributors to Archipelagic AmericanStudies theorize America as constituted by and accountable to an assemblage ofinterconnected islands, archipelagoes, shorelines, continents, seas,...

It happened in the old west : remarkable events that shaped history.

Turner, Erin H.
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(2017)  | 9781493028306 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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These are the stories of what happened in the West as the trickle then flood of Easterners and immigrants first began to flow into the plains, deserts, and mountains between the Pacific Ocean and the Mississippi River and, finally, far north into The Last Frontier. While some events would have happened...

Tom jeffords: friend of cochise.

Hocking, Doug.
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(2017)  | 9781493026371 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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The first full-length biography of the Western legend Tom Jeffords, immortalized by Jimmy Stewart in 1950's Broken Arrow. This book tells the true story of a man who headed West drawn by the lure of the Pike's Peak Gold Rush in 1858; made a life for himself over a decade as he scouted for the army,...

Laura Bush: The Report to the first lady

Watson, R.P.
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(2017)  | 9781560729204 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 180pp
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A report on the history and duties of the First Ladyship, sponsored by Nova Science Publishers, the National First Ladies' Library, and the journal White House Studies . Gives information on First Ladies of the past, the history and development of the office, modern roles and challenges, and resourc

The global war on terrorism : assessing the American response.

Davis, John.
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(2017)  | 9781590339183 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 229pp
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The signal events opening the global war on terrorism were the attacks of September 11. The world media began to focus on one of the terrorist groups, Al-Qaeda, a well-funded terrorist organization headquartered in Afghanistan or Pakistan with offshoots in many countries. America has turned out to be...

It happened in iowa.

Jones, Eric.
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(2017)  | 9780762764402 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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This book offers an inside look at over 30 interesting and unusual episodes that shaped the history of the Hawkeye State.

Toussaint louverture : a political biography.

Forsdick, Charles. Høgsbjerg, Christian.
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(2017)  | 9780745335148 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Toussaint Louverture (c1743-1803) was the heroic leading figure in the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804, the only successful slave revolt in recorded history, and he remains an international inspiration, seen by many to be one of the greatest anti-imperialist fighters who ever lived. Toussaint was a...

Toussaint louverture : a political biography.

Forsdick, Charles. Høgsbjerg, Christian.
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(2017)  | 9780745335155 | Pluto Press UK | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Toussaint Louverture (c1743-1803) was the heroic leading figure in the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804, the only successful slave revolt in recorded history, and he remains an international inspiration, seen by many to be one of the greatest anti-imperialist fighters who ever lived. Toussaint was a...

Armies south, armies north.

Axelrod, Alan.
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(2017)  | 9781493018628 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2017
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Civil War buffs are always arguing over which side had the better soldiers. Armies South/Armies North by Alan Axelrod helps readers reconsider their understanding of America's most harrowing war. Axelrod is the author of 144 books with a passion for military history and leadership. Each chapter of his...

Florida disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival.

Wright, E. Lynne.
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(2017)  | 9781493028740 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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Facing Unimaginable Events With CourageIt's only human to be fascinated by disasters--and uplifted by reports of survival in the face of overwhelming circumstances. This book takes you back to Florida's most catastrophic events, vividly re-creating the moments that changed the state forever. The twenty-five...

Death in zion national park : stories of accidents and foolhardiness in utah's grand circle.

Minetor, Randi.
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(2017)  | 9781493028931 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Morbid, but strangely fascinating accountsIn 2015, a group of seven hikers were killed when a sudden flood struck Keyhole Canyon in Zion National Park. Prior to that, the steep, narrow route to Angels Landing led to at least five fatalities. Numerous people have found that high, exposed places in Zion--such...

The Texanist: Fine Advice on Living in Texas

Courtney, David. Unruh, Jack.
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(2017)  | 9781477312971 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 120pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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The Texanist, Texas Monthly's perennially popular back-page column, has becomethe magazine's most-read feature. With an inimitable style and an unassailablewholesomeness, columnist David Courtney has counseled many a well-intentionedTexan, native or wannabe, on how to properly conduct him- or herself....

They Came from the Sky: The Spanish Arrive in Texas

Harrigan, Stephen.
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(2017)  | 9781477312940 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 96pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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In the fall of 2018, the University of Texas Press will publish the inauguralvolume of the Texas Bookshelf, a major new history of Texas by Stephen Harrigan,the New York Times best-selling author. The Texas Bookshelf promises to be themost ambitious and comprehensive publishing endeavor about the culture...

Native Seattle: Histories from the Crossing-Over Place, Second Edition

Thrush, Coll.
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(2017)  | 9780295741338 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 392pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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This updated edition of Native Seattle brings the indigenous story to thepresent day and puts the movement of recognizing Seattle's Native past into abroader context. Native Seattle focuses on the experiences of local indigenouscommunities on whose land Seattle grew, accounts of Native migrants to the...

Empire Maker: Aleksandr Baranov and Russian Colonial Expansion into Alaska and Northern California

Owens, Kenneth N. Petrov, Alexander Yu.
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(2017)  | 9780295741727 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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A native of northern Russia, Alexander Baranov was a middle-aged merchant traderwith no prior experience in the fur trade when, in 1790, he arrived in NorthAmerica to assume command over Russias highly profitable sea otter business.With the title of chief manager, he strengthened his leadership role...

Historical dictionary of new england.

Holloran, Peter C.
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(2017)  | 9781538102183 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 660pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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New England, the most clearly defined region in the United States, includes the six states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. First colonized by the French in 1604 and the British in 1607, the New England colonies were the first to secede from the British...

Daily life in colonial new england, 2nd edition.

Johnson, Claudia Durst. Johnson, Claudia.
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(2017)  | 9781440854651 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 370pp | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
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The daily lives of most colonial New Englanders were much more colorful and exotic than the drab, pious picture many of us have in mind. Daily Life in Colonial New England exposes as myth much of what we might believe about this era and reveals surprising truthsfor example, that sex was openly discussed...

History of american indians : exploring diverse roots.

Fountain, Steven M. McCoy, Robert R. Fountain, Steven. McCoy, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9780313386824 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 257pp | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
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The history of American Indians is an integral part of American history overalla part that is often overlooked. History of American Indians: Exploring Diverse Roots provides a broad chronological overview of Native American history that challenges readers to grapple with the elemental themes of adaptation,...

Historical tours alexandria, virginia.

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(2017)  | 9781493017980 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 128pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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Alexandria is one of America's most important Colonial towns. Sitting in the shadow of the nation's capital, it was the home of George Washington, the launching point of the French and Indian war, and the site of the Thomas Jefferson's inaugural ball. Alexandria is now the site of hundreds of architecturally...

Oregon myths and legends : the true stories behind history's mysteries.

Yuskavitch, Jim.
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(2017)  | 9781493028269 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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From the mysterious disappearance of hijacker D.B. Cooper to persistent rumors of bigfoot, this selection of fourteen stories from Oregon's past explores some of the Beaver State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths.

Hollywood at play : celebratingcb.

SYLVESTER, Mallory Br.
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(2017)  | 9781493027200 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 26/4/2017
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Fans from around the world continue to be fascinated by classic-era Hollywood (1925-1960) and its larger-than-life stars. Nostalgia for this simpler, more glamorous time offers a safe and temporary escape from our complex lives. The authors capture this era with in Hollywood at Play, featuring unique...

Critically Sovereign: Indigenous Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

Barker, Joanne. , Barker, Joanne.
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(2017)  | 9780822363651 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Critically Sovereign traces the ways in which gender is inextricably a part ofIndigenous politics and U.S. and Canadian imperialism and colonialism. Thecontributors show how gender, sexuality, and feminism work as co-productiveforces of Native American and Indigenous sovereignty, self-determination,...

Critically Sovereign: Indigenous Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

Barker, Joanne. , Barker, Joanne.
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(2017)  | 9780822363392 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Critically Sovereign traces the ways in which gender is inextricably a part ofIndigenous politics and U.S. and Canadian imperialism and colonialism. Thecontributors show how gender, sexuality, and feminism work as co-productiveforces of Native American and Indigenous sovereignty, self-determination,...

Exporting Revolution: Cuba's Global Solidarity

Randall, Margaret.
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(2017)  | 9780822369042 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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In her new book, Exporting Revolution, Margaret Randall explores the CubanRevolution's impact on the outside world, tracing Cuba's international outreachin health care, disaster relief, education, literature, art, liberationstruggles, and sports. Randall combines personal observations and interviewswith...

Exporting Revolution: Cuba's Global Solidarity

Randall, Margaret.
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(2017)  | 9780822363842 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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In her new book, Exporting Revolution, Margaret Randall explores the CubanRevolution's impact on the outside world, tracing Cuba's international outreachin health care, disaster relief, education, literature, art, liberationstruggles, and sports. Randall combines personal observations and interviewswith...

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Hollywood at play : celebratingcb.

SYLVESTER, Mallory Br.
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(2017)  | 9781493027200 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 26/4/2017
AUD 43.95 (inc. GST), AUD 39.95 (ex. GST),
Fans from around the world continue to be fascinated by classic-era Hollywood (1925-1960) and its larger-than-life stars. Nostalgia for this simpler, more glamorous time offers a safe and temporary escape from our complex lives. The authors capture this era with in Hollywood at Play, featuring unique...

 

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