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  • Alfred Hitchcock and the British Cinema

    Alfred Hitchcock and the British Cinema
    av Tom Ryall

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780485121223

    An account of Hitchcock's British films and film-making, now in its second edition, this study discusses the man and his work in the context of the history of British cinema in the 1930s and 1940s.

  • The Violence of the Lamb

    The Violence of the Lamb
    av Paul Middleton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567257123

    The act of martyrdom in the worldview of the Apocalypse has been considered to be an exemplification of non-violent resistance. Paul Middleton argues here, however, that it is in fact a representation of direct participation by Christians, through t…

  • Contemporary Cinema of Latin America

    Contemporary Cinema of Latin America
    av Deborah Rosado Shaw

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826414854

    Focusing on a selection of internationally known Latin American films, this title is organized around national categories, grounding the readings not only in the context of social and political conditions, but also in those of each national film ind…

  • Alien Woman

    Alien Woman
    av Jason Smith

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826419101

    "Alien Woman" examines the construction of sex and gender in the four science-fiction films comprising the Alien saga (starring Sigourney Weaver). The Alien saga stands alone in presenting an enduring, self-reliant female protagonist, Ripley, who in…

  • Unequal Britain

    Unequal Britain

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847062987

    Philosophers and social theorists have long debated what equality is, and this book probes what this means for both those at the centre and on the margins of society. That people should be treated as equals is one of the core principles that underpi…

  • Circumscribing the Prostitute

    Circumscribing the Prostitute
    av Mary E. Shields

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826469991

    In Jeremiah 3.1-4.4 the prophet employs the image of Israel as God's unfaithful wife, who acts like a prostitute. The entire passage is a rich and complex rhetorical tapestry designed to convince the people of Israel of the error of their political…

  • The Art and Design Teacher's Handbook

    The Art and Design Teacher's Handbook
    av Susie Hodge

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847061508

    This is the ultimate art and design teacher's handbook; with guidance on planning lessons, inspiring creativity and imagination in pupils and getting great results. This comprehensive handbook provides art teachers with practical advice on: planning…

  • The Truth of Zizek

    The Truth of Zizek
    av Paul Bowman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826490612

    Slavoj Zizek is widely regarded as one of the world's most important contemporary thinkers. His work has contributed dramatically to the reinvention and revivification of many key theoretical and political debates. Indeed, his vociferous and challen…

  • Imagining' Biblical Worlds

    Imagining' Biblical Worlds
    av David M. Gunn, Paula M. McNutt, David M. Gunn

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826461490

    The essays in this volume address the interface between biblical studies, archaeology, sociology and cultural anthropology, celebrating the pioneering work of James Flanagan. In particular, this collection explores various ways in which the real anc…

  • Sharing the Dream

    Sharing the Dream
    av Dominic J. Pulera

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826418296

    White males, 100 million strong, constitute approximately 35 percent of the U.S. population, a percentage that declines slightly each year. They matter very much to discussions of race, ethnicity, and gender in the US due to their numbers and the en…

  • The Ritual World of Paul the Apostle

    The Ritual World of Paul the Apostle
    av Michael Lakey

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567120342

    Michael Lakey explores the theological significance of the rituals of Baptism and the Lord's Supper in Pauline theology, with the argument culminating in an analysis of the significance of ritual dining in 1 Corinthians 10:14-22 and the Lord's Suppe…

  • The Dictionary of Disruption

    The Dictionary of Disruption
    av Louisa Leaman

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826494665

    This informative and humorous A to Z contains a huge array of entries dealing with every aspect of managing behaviour, from minor classroom incidents to full scale riots. Each letter contains one detailed entry and several shorter ones, ranging from…

  • Fowles's "The French Lieutenant's Woman"

    Fowles's "The French Lieutenant's Woman"
    av William Stephenson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826490094

    John Fowles' 1969 novel "The French Lieutenant's Woman" has become a modern classic but it is a complex novel and can be daunting to study. This accessible guide offers detailed readings of the text as well as accounts of Fowles' influences and the…

  • Aquinas and the Ship of Theseus

    Aquinas and the Ship of Theseus
    av Christopher M. Brown

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826478283

    Thomas Aquinas has always been viewed as a highly important figure in Western civilization, and the chief philosopher of Roman Catholicism. In recent decades there has been a renewed interest in Aquinas's thought as scholars have been exploring the…

  • Porridge and Passion

    Porridge and Passion
    av Jonathan Aitken

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826480682

    In this sequel to his first volume of autobiography ("Pride and Perjury"), Aitken starts his story as he is taken down from the courtroom and incarcerated at Her Majesty's Pleasure. He writes frankly of subsequent events. Visited by the ever-optimis…

  • Christianity in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Christianity in Africa and the African Diaspora
    av Afe Adogame, Roswith Gerloff, Klaus Hock

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847063175

    This is an exploration of the rapid development of African Christianity, offering an analysis and interpretation of its movements and issues.The rapid development of African Christianity and its offshoots in the Diaspora is rooted in colonial histor…

  • Clergy

    Clergy
    av Very Revd Prof. Martyn Percy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826482808

    This work explores the origins and development of the clergy using a variety of sources and insights from thinkers such as Darwin and Foucault. Martyn Percy, journalist, author, Principal of Ripon College, Cuddesdon and Anglican Priest takes a serio…

  • Exploring Science in Museums

    Exploring Science in Museums

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780485900064

    The relationship between science and the public is one of the great contemporary debates, involving questions of accountability, resource, the construction of knowledge and its legal implications. Mutual understanding between scientists and non-scie…

  • Shakespeare's Theatre

    Shakespeare's Theatre
    av Hugh M. Richmond

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826477767

    Shakespeare's Theatre consolidates the author's forty years of experience in studying and staging Shakespeare's plays. Under an alphabetical list of relevant terms, names and concepts, the book reviews current knowledge of the character and operatio…

  • The Portal of the Mystery of Hope

    The Portal of the Mystery of Hope
    av Charles Peguy

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826479358

    Translated by David L. Schindler, JrIn what is one of the greatest Catholic poetic works of our century, Peguy offers a comprehensive theology ordered around the often-neglected second virtue which is incarnated inhis celebrated image of the 'little…

  • Fats Waller

    Fats Waller
    av Alyn Shipton

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826476197

    Fats Waller (1904-1943) was an outsize man in all respects: five feet, eleven inches tall, he weighed 285 pounds. The greatest of the Harlem stride pianists, he composed hundreds of songs, he led a band that made over 400 recordings, and he wrote se…

  • Linguistic Studies of Text and Discourse

    Linguistic Studies of Text and Discourse
    av M. A. K. Halliday

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826488237

    For nearly half a century, Professor M. A. K. Halliday has been enriching the discipline of linguistics with his keen insights into the social semiotic phenomenon we call language. This ten-volume series presents the seminal works of Professor Halli…

  • Guide to Race Equality in FE

    Guide to Race Equality in FE
    av Beulah Ainley

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826488060

    "The Essential FE Toolkit" is Continuum's brand new series on further education (FE) for teachers and college leaders. The series boasts 24 specialist, fact-filled volumes written by FE experts with significant knowledge and experience in their indi…

  • Dogged Strength within the Veil

    Dogged Strength within the Veil
    av Josiah Young

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781563383465

    Using the writings of W.E.B. DuBois, Toni Morrison, James Baldwin, and others, Young seeks insights from the African American experience to break through the oppressiveness of a Christianity corrupted by white notions of power, suggesting a return t…

  • Psalms for Praying

    Psalms for Praying
    av Nan C. Merrill

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826419057

    Every commentary on the Book of Psalms has had to face the issue that many of these prayers commemorate and celebrate wrath and vengeance. What is needed is not ingenious exegetical rationalization of ancient texts, but the kind of transformation in…

  • Researching Education

    Researching Education
    av Scott

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826451989

    This volume is a study of the theory and practice of researching education. It examines the philosophical, historical, political and social contexts of researching and the implications of these for the collection and analysis of data. The authors ar…

  • Pattern of Redemption

    Pattern of Redemption
    av Edward T. Oakes

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826410115

  • Male Jealousy

    Male Jealousy
    av Louis Lo

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826499554

    A well argued, comparative study of male jealousy in literature and film, informed by critical theory and engaging with key philosophical figures such as Derrida, Freud and Lacan."Male Jealousy: Literature and Film" is a critical and cultural theory…

  • Action Research

    Action Research
    av Patrick J. M. Costello

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826464798

    The central purpose of this book is to enable practitioners to undertake and to offer an account of an action research project. The volume is divided into seven sections, the first six of which are headed by commonly asked questions. Having examined…

  • Faith of Our Fathers

    Faith of Our Fathers
    av Eamon Duffy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826476654

    The thinking person's guide to being a Roman Catholic today. 'The richness of the Church's past is a liberation, not a straitjacket. It is a source of confidence in launching into and uncharted future.' Eamon Duffy is both a practising Roman Catholi…

  • Autumn Years

    Autumn Years
    av Robert H. King

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826418333

    This is a beginner's guide to contemplation for anyone in the second half of life and also a love story. Autumn Years describes the practice of contemplation as part of a strategy of successful aging. Recognizing that there is no single contemplativ…

  • The Throne Motif in the Book of Revelation

    The Throne Motif in the Book of Revelation
    av Laszlo Gallusz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567664198

    This book argues that the throne motif constitutes the major interpretive key to the complex structure and theology of the book of Revelation. In the first part of the book, Gallusz examines the throne motif in the Old Testament, Jewish literature a…

  • To Heal a Fractured World

    To Heal a Fractured World
    av Jonathan Sacks

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826480392

    More than any previous generation, we have been tempted to imagine that the individual's needs are the sole source of meaning. Here Rabbi Sacks argues that this pre-occupation with self is a mistake and that ethics are concerned with the life we liv…

  • The Storied Ethics of the Thanksgiving Psalms

    The Storied Ethics of the Thanksgiving Psalms
    av Joshua T. James

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567675217

    Drawing on research from the field of narrative ethics, The Storied Ethics of the Thanksgiving Psalms argues that story and storytelling function as important instruments in a given community's ethical shaping. While this argument has gained some tr…

  • Key Words in Hinduism

    Key Words in Hinduism
    av Ron Geaves

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826480484

    Written in response to students' worries over the demands of dealing with a range of complex and unfamiliar concepts, this handy reference book enables readers to grasp the essentials of Hinduism up to graduate level. It also provides a pool of fasc…

  • Aesthetics and Architecture

    Aesthetics and Architecture
    av Edward Winters

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826486325

    "The Continuum Aesthetics Series" looks at the aesthetic questions and issues raised by all major art forms. Stimulating, engaging and highly readable, the series offers food for thought not only for students of aesthetics, but also for anyone with…

  • Teaching the FE Curriculum

    Teaching the FE Curriculum
    av Mark Weyers

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826488046

    This accessible and informative guide provides lecturers with a range of practical strategies to promote effective learning in the FE classroom. Mark Weyers introduces the learning theories that underlie these strategies, and considers how they can…

  • Borges' Short Stories

    Borges' Short Stories
    av Rex Butler

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826452139

    This is a Readers Guide to ten of Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges' best-known and most widely studied short stories. The Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges is undoubtedly one of the defining voices of our age. Since the Second World War, his wo…

  • Visual Identities

    Visual Identities

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826447395

    Translated from the French by Pierre van Osselaer and Alec McHoul, the six essays of Visual Identities are an important contribution to the growing field of industrial semiotics. Floch's major strength is his analysis of signs in a way which is both…

  • Chronicles and Exodus

    Chronicles and Exodus
    av William Johnstone

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567223265

    This collection of inter-related essays argues that the way in which Chronicles incorporates and develops material from Samuel-Kings offers an analogy for the way in which the final edition of Exodus was produced. Embedded within the text of Exodus…

  • Rousseau

    Rousseau
    av Matthew Simpson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826489401

    "Continuum's Guides for the Perplexed" are clear, concise and accessible introductions to thinkers, writers and subjects that students and readers can find especially challenging. Concentrating specifically on what it is that makes the subject diffi…

  • Discourses of Endangerment

    Discourses of Endangerment
    av Alexandre Duchene, Monica Heller, Alexandre Duchene

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826487452

    Current academic discussions and public debates about language frequently focus on the importance of defending languages against various kinds of dangers. Many of these current debates attach great importance to linguistic diversity. The debates foc…

  • Theologies of Retrieval

    Theologies of Retrieval

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567666796

    One of the most significant trends in academic theology today, which emerges within Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Orthodox points of view, is the growing interest in theologies of retrieval. This mode of thinking puts a special stress upon subject…

  • Paul and the Hermeneutics of Faith

    Paul and the Hermeneutics of Faith
    av Francis Watson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567657763

    In recent years, scholars from both Christian and Jewish backgrounds have tried to rethink the relationship between earliest Christianity and its Jewish milieu; and Paul has emerged as a central figure in this debate. Francis Watson contributes to t…

  • Ears to Hear

    Ears to Hear
    av Edward S. Little

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819219398

    The word "vocation" may conjure up images of clergy in black suits, bishops in pointed hats, and monks in long robes. But they're not the only ones with vocations-or calls-from God. Lay people, too, are called to serve God, and in this book, Edward…

  • The Persistence of God's Endangered Promises

    The Persistence of God's Endangered Promises
    av Allan J. McNicol

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567677587

    Using a thorough, integrated biblical theology to make sense of the 'master story' of Scripture, Allan J. McNicol explores the nature and importance of the Bible's abiding narrative of the persistence of God's promises to his people, and their hope…

  • The Bedside, Bathtub and Armchair Companion to Jane Austen

    The Bedside, Bathtub and Armchair Companion to Jane Austen
    av Carol J. Adams

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826429339

    This is a fantastically vast and witty companion to everything you need to know about Jane Austen, presented in a wonderfully fun and entertaining style which will appeal to all readers.Whether you've read Jane Austen once or read her yearly, or if…

  • Becoming a Secondary Headteacher

    Becoming a Secondary Headteacher
    av Julia Evetts

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780304326709

    Appointment to a secondary headship is seen by many in the teaching profession as the pinnacle of a teaching career. Is is certainly the top management post in schools. But how is the transition from teacher to headteacher made, what are the obstacl…

  • Nick Hornby's "High Fidelity"

    Nick Hornby's "High Fidelity"
    av Joanne Knowles

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826453259

    The "Continuum Contemporaries" series is designed to be a source of ideas and inspiration for members of book clubs and reading groups, as well as for literature students at school, college and university. The series aims to give readers accessible…

  • Logic and the Art of Memory

    Logic and the Art of Memory
    av Paolo Rossi

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826488619

    A brilliant translation of this classic account of the art of memory and the logic of linkage and combination, the two traditions deriving from the Classical world and the late medieval period, and becoming intertwined in the 16th Century. From this…