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Priest, Politician, Collaborator
Jozef Tiso and the Making of Fascist Slovakia
James Mace Ward
As portrayed in this masterful biography, Jozef Tiso's life not only illuminates the modern history of Slovakia but also supplies a missing piece of the larger puzzle that was interwar and wartime Europe.



Birth Certificate
The Story of Danilo Kis
Mark Thompson
An engaging and experimental biography of Danilo Kis (1935–89), the Yugoslav novelist, essayist, poet, and translator whose work generated storms of controversy in his homeland but today holds classic status.



Emperor of the World
Charlemagne and the Construction of Imperial Authority, 800–1229
Anne A. Latowsky
Exploring how the historical memory of Charlemagne was used to shape the institutions of kingship and empire in the High Middle Ages.



MacArthur in Asia
The General and His Staff in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea
Hiroshi Masuda
In this book, the distinguished Japanese historian Hiroshi Masuda offers a new perspective on the American icon, focusing on his experiences in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea.



Queen of Vaudeville
The Story of Eva Tanguay
Andrew L. Erdman
Queen of Vaudeville is the first-ever biography of Eva Tanguay, the most famous star of the American vaudeville theater and perhaps the most popular live entertainer in the United States from about 1910 to 1920.



Francis of Assisi
A New Biography
Augustine Thompson, O.P.
A tour de force of historical research and biographical writing, Francis of Assisi: A New Biography is divided into two complementary parts—a stand alone biographical narrative and a close, annotated examination of the historical sources about Francis.



Henri Pirenne, Historian
A Life in Pictures
Sarah Keymeulen, Jo Tollebeek
Henri Pirenne (1862–1935) was a Belgian historian of international stature. He had an intellectual reputation that extended far beyond the borders of his own country. This book is not merely a writer's oeuvre. It is a life in pictures.



Serling
The Rise and Twilight of TV's Last Angry Man
Gordon F. Sander
Gordon F. Sander's acclaimed biography of Rod Serling is at once a portrait of a prodigiously talented writer and a history of the first-quarter century of television.



The Other Dickens
A Life of Catherine Hogarth
Lillian Nayder
Drawing on little-known, unpublished material and forcing Catherine's husband from center stage, this book revolutionizes our perception of both an unjustly maligned woman and the Dickens family dynamic.



She Was One of Us
Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker
Brigid O'Farrell
Although born to a life of privilege and married to the President of the United States, Eleanor Roosevelt was a staunch and lifelong advocate for workers and, for more than twenty-five years, a proud member of the AFL-CIO's Newspaper Guild. She Was...



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