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  • Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1957-1969by Roberto Curti

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    The "Gothic" style was a key trend in Italian cinema of the 1950s and 1960s, because of its peculiar, often strikingly original approach to the horror genre. These films portrayed Gothic staples in a stylish and idiosyncratic way, and took a daring approach to the supernatural and to eroticism, with the presence of menacing yet seductive... more...

  • Wendell Fertig and His Guerrilla Forces in the Philippinesby Kent Holmes

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    Creating a guerrilla movement to fight the Japanese occupation of the Philippines (1942-1945) presented Colonel Wendell Fertig with some formidable challenges. Unlike the other islands in the archipelago, Mindanao had a large Moslem (Moro) population. By using Moro and American leadership he was able to bring the Moro people into the movement. Fertig... more...

  • Honus Wagner and His Pittsburgh Piratesby Ronald T. Waldo

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    Honus Wagner's spectacular baseball career spanned 21 seasons from 1897 through 1917. Widely considered the greatest shortstop in baseball history, Wagner won eight National League batting titles and helped win the pennant four times for his hometown Pittsburgh Pirates. This book assembles the many stories about Wagner that circulated among his... more...

  • Hollywood's Second Sexby Aubrey Malone

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    "Women stars in Hollywood were invariably in two categories," said director Otto Preminger. "One group was of women who were exploited by men, and the other, much smaller group was of women who survived by acting like men." Beginning with silent film vamp Theda Bara and continuing with icons like Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe and... more...

  • The Middle Ages on Televisionby Meriem Pagès; Karolyn Kinane

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    The 21st century has seen a resurgence of popular interest in the Middle Ages. Television in particular has presented a wide and diverse array of "medieval" offerings. Yet there exists little scholarship on television medievalism. This collection fills the gap with 10 new essays focusing on the depiction of the Middle Ages in popular culture... more...

  • Stephen A. Douglasby Reg Ankrom

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    When newly elected Illinois State Representative Abraham Lincoln first saw 5'4" Stephen A. Douglas, he sized him up as "the least man I ever saw." With the introduction of Douglas's first bill in 1834, Lincoln soon thought differently. The General Assembly not only passed the bill, it appointed the 21-year-old Douglas State's... more...

  • Reflections on the New Riverby Chris Arvidson; Scot Pope; Julie E. Townsend

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 19.99

    From its headwaters in western North Carolina near the Tennessee line, the New River runs north 337 miles, cutting through the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and West Virginia on its way to the Ohio. No big cities inhabit its banks--just a few small towns along the way--and it carries no significant commercial traffic. The age of the New is debated,... more...

  • The Nonprofit Survival Guideby Geoff Alexander

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    There are nearly a million nonprofit organizations in the United States vying for funding from an ever-diminishing pool of resources. Whether you're directing or working for a nonprofit or founding a new one, your biggest concern is how to make it sustainable through tough economic times. This book shows you how to keep your organization working... more...

  • On Campaign Against Fort Duquesneby Douglas R. Cubbison

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    During the Seven Years' War, Sir John St. Clair served as Deputy Quartermaster General with British General Edward Braddock's disastrous campaign to capture Fort Duquesne at the Forks of the Ohio in 1755. St. Clair had great responsibilities during the campaign and was the first Deputy Quartermaster General in North America's history. History... more...

  • Inside the Rise of HBOby Bill Mesce Jr.

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    There are two ages in the history of television: before HBO and after HBO. Before the launch of Home Box Office in 1972, the industry had changed little since the birth of broadcast network television in the late 1940s. The arrival of the premium cable channel began a revolution in the business and programming of TV. For the generation that has grown... more...