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  • Aristocratic Universe of Karen Blixen

    Aristocratic Universe of Karen Blixen
    av Frantz Leander Hansen

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903900338

    This volume explores the confrontation between cultures and environments which are seen to limit and censure natural behaviour whilst at the same time imposing upon humankind unnecessary notions of sin and guilt.

  • Cunning Folk & Familiar Spirits

    Cunning Folk & Familiar Spirits
    av Emma Wilby

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845190781

    Contains the examination of popular familiar belief in early modern Britain. This book provides an analysis of the correlation between early modern British magic and tribal shamanism, examines the experiential dimension of popular magic and witchcra…

  • Wicca

    Wicca
    av Ethan Doyle White

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845197551

    The past century has born witness to a growing interest in the belief systems of ancient Europe, with an array of contemporary Pagan groups claiming to revive these old ways for the needs of the modern world. By far the largest and best known of the…

  • Jose Pepe Mujica

    Jose Pepe Mujica
    av Stephen Gregory

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845197896

    Toward the end of his administration (20102015), then Uruguayan President Jose Pepe Mujica made headlines across the world with a couple of unusual speeches at United Nations assemblies in Rio de Janeiro and New York that were heatedly anti-capitali…

  • Arms Transfers to Israel

    Arms Transfers to Israel
    av David Rodman

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845191788

    This book dispels two common myths about the American-Israeli patron-client relationship -- that arms transfers to Israel have been motivated by American domestic politics rather than national interests and that these arms transfers have come withou…

  • Paracuellos

    Paracuellos
    av Dr Julius Ruiz

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845197872

    This book examines the most polemical atrocity of the Spanish civil war: The massacre of 2,500 political prisoners by Republican security forces in the villages of Paracuellos and Torrejon de Ardoz near Madrid in November/December 1936. The atrocity…

  • Paracuellos

    Paracuellos
    av Dr Julius Ruiz

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845197889

    This book examines the most polemical atrocity of the Spanish civil war: The massacre of 2,500 political prisoners by Republican security forces in the villages of Paracuellos and Torrejon de Ardoz near Madrid in November/December 1936. The atrocity…

  • Women and Politics in Southeast Asia

    Women and Politics in Southeast Asia

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845199944

    This book aims to contribute to the discourse on women and politics in Southeast Asia. The chapters, covering Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Timor-Leste and Singapore, analyse the asymmetrical power relationships between the sexes and how powe…

  • Geography, Environment & Development in the Mediterranean

    Geography, Environment & Development in the Mediterranean

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781898723899

    This book explores the many geographies of the Mediterranean basin.

  • Spanish Second Republic Revisited

    Spanish Second Republic Revisited

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845195922

    The Spanish Civil War is one of the most studied events in modern European history. Its origins, that is to say the politics of the Second Republic (1931-1936), have been much debated. The republican period has been much idealised and in particular…

  • Palestinian Refugees

    Palestinian Refugees

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902210896

    There has been little progress on the refugee problem because of official Palestinian public positions, other Arab countries' approach to the 'right of return' of all Palestinian refugees, and the contrasting Israeli public policy of not allowing an…

  • Ethnicity from Various Angles & Through Varied Lenses

    Ethnicity from Various Angles & Through Varied Lenses

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845193607

    Ethnicity is divided into three main sections, with editorial introductions to each part. Part One includes readings of the connections between ethnicity, nationality and memory, namely how indigenous groups today and in the past chose to represent…

  • Sustenance for the Body & Soul

    Sustenance for the Body & Soul

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789761306

  • Mandates & Empire

    Mandates & Empire
    av Michael D Callahan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845192976

    Compares the impact of the League of Nations mandates system on British and French rule in African mandated territories.

  • Bedouin Bisha'h Justice

    Bedouin Bisha'h Justice
    av Joseph Ginat

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845192693

    Trials by ordeal, a judicial practice in which the guilt or innocence of the accused is determined by subjecting them to a painful task, have taken place from ancient Mesopotamia until the present day. This volume focuses on a special type of ordeal…

  • Jews of Libya

    Jews of Libya
    av Maurice M Roumani

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845191375

    This book investigates the transformative period in the history of the Jews of Libya (1938-52), a period crucial to understanding Libyan Jewry's evolution into a community playing significant roles in Israel, Italy and in relation with Qaddhafi's Li…

  • A Social History Database of East European Jewish Deserted Wives, 1851-1900

    A Social History Database of East European Jewish Deserted Wives, 1851-1900
    av Haim Sperber

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789760620

    The Database is a companion volume to The Plight of Jewish Deserted Wives, 1851-1900 (978-1-78976-061-3). It comprises circa 5000 entries, providing name, date and circumstance, with extensive cross-reference to aid future researchers. Agunot (Aguna…

  • China's Rising Global Profile

    China's Rising Global Profile
    av Harsh V. Pant

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845195175

    China is an emerging superpower with growing economic and political interests world-wide that need to be preserved and enhanced. As China becomes economically powerful, it has also become more ambitious and assertive. Its foreign policy strategy is…

  • Opposing Hitler

    Opposing Hitler
    av Kenneth A E Sears

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845194727

    Examines the role of one of the most charismatic leaders of the opposition to the Nazis within Germany. Adam von Trott zu Solz was a boy when Germany was defeated militarily in 1918 and in his youth witnessed its economic collapse. He was studying a…

  • Opposing Hitler

    Opposing Hitler
    av Kenneth A E Sears

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845192822

    This book examines the role of one of the most charismatic leaders of the opposition to the Nazis within Germany. Adam von Trott zu Solz was a boy when Germany was defeated militarily in 1918 and in his youth witnessed its economic collapse. He was…

  • Dreamers of Zion

    Dreamers of Zion
    av Reed M Holmes

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845195281

    Joseph Smith, Jr, founder of the Mormon movement, and George J Adams, one of his least known followers -- two Gentile dreamers of Zion -- were instrumental in encouraging Jews and Christians to support the restoration of Israel. For Joseph Smith, Je…

  • Human Rights and Religion

    Human Rights and Religion
    av Liam Gearon

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902210957

    This book examines the complex relationship between religion and human rights. This book examines the complex relationship between religion and human rights.

  • Human Rights and Religion

    Human Rights and Religion
    av Liam Gearon

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902210940

    This book examines the complex relationship between religion and human rights.

  • Joseph Rotblat

    Joseph Rotblat
    av Martin Underwood

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845193232

    Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat was a distinguished scientist who made a significant contribution to nuclear physics, worked on the development of the atomic bomb (he was the only person to leave the Manhattan Project), and was suspected of being a Sov…

  • Art, Archaeology & Science

    Art, Archaeology & Science
    av Meili Yang

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845197339

    Science has played a crucial role in the initial stages of westerners collecting and studying ancient Chinese artworks and archaeological materials. The relevant scientific data were quickly generated using progressively sophisticated examination te…

  • Understanding Film

    Understanding Film

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789761184

  • Understanding Film

    Understanding Film

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789761177

  • Reading Inside Out

    Reading Inside Out
    av David Bayot

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845198657

    This collection brings together eleven interviews with J Hillis Miller from 1987 to 2014 conducted by distinguished scholars and critics from China, England, Ireland, and the United States. The volume offers the readers a rich gallery of representat…

  • Reading Inside Out

    Reading Inside Out

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845198640

    This collection brings together eleven interviews with J Hillis Miller from 1987 to 2014 conducted by distinguished scholars and critics from China, England, Ireland, and the United States. The volume offers the readers a rich gallery of representat…

  • An Earthy Entanglement with Spirituality: Critical Reflections on Literature and Art

    An Earthy Entanglement with Spirituality: Critical Reflections on Literature and Art

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789760941

    An Earthy Entanglement with Spirituality offers compelling perspectives on literature and art whose common ground lies in their diverse evocations of the human spirit. The critical readings are shaped by distinct critical approaches. Contributors co…

  • Struggle for Indigenous Rights in Latin America

    Struggle for Indigenous Rights in Latin America
    av Nancy Grey Postero

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845190637

    This book examines the struggle for indigenous rights in eight Latin American countries. Initial studies of indigenous movements celebrated the return of the Indians as relevant political actors, often approaching their struggles as expressions of a…

  • Struggle for Indigenous Rights in Latin America

    Struggle for Indigenous Rights in Latin America
    av Nancy Grey Postero

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845190064

    The Indian question has come to the forefront of political agendas in contemporary Latin America. In the process, indigenous movements have emerged as important social actors, raising a variety of demands on behalf of native peoples. Regardless of t…

  • Life & Times of Thomas Balogh

    Life & Times of Thomas Balogh
    av June Morris

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845198572

    Thomas Balogh (1905-1985) had a conspiratorial nature and deliberately kept to the shadows so that his substantial role in political life has been little known. His predictions were usually right and he looked at economic and political issues from u…

  • Life & Times of Thomas Balogh

    Life & Times of Thomas Balogh
    av June Morris

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845191535

    Thomas Balogh (1905-1985) had a conspiratorial nature and deliberately kept to the shadows so that his substantial role in political life has been little known. This biography covers his life and work. It provides insights into the Labour Party and…

  • Analyzing Drama: A Student Casebook

    Analyzing Drama: A Student Casebook

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789761122

  • Analyzing Drama: A Student Casebook

    Analyzing Drama: A Student Casebook

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789761115

  • Polycentric Monarchies

    Polycentric Monarchies

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845195441

    Having succeeded in establishing themselves in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, in the early 16th century Spain and Portugal became the first imperial powers on a worldwide scale. Between 1580 and 1640, when these two entities were united, the…

  • Polycentric Monarchies

    Polycentric Monarchies

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845196813

    Having succeeded in establishing themselves in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, in the early 16th century Spain and Portugal became the first imperial powers on a worldwide scale. Between 1580 and 1640, when these two entities were united, the…

  • Introduction to the Philosophy & Religion of Taoism

    Introduction to the Philosophy & Religion of Taoism
    av Jeaneane Fowler

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845190859

    In its rich evolution from antiquity to present times, Chinese religion has encompassed manifold religious expressions. Taoism is one facet of Chinese religion, and exemplifies particularly well the variety of beliefs and practices that humankind ha…

  • Immigrants in Tudor & Early Stuart England

    Immigrants in Tudor & Early Stuart England

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903900147

    It is now over 100 years since Cunningham wrote Alien Immigrants to England, which focused heavily upon the impact of immigration in later 16th and early 17th century England: it has yet to be supplanted by a comprehensive, up-to-date survey. Althou…

  • Rosary, the Republic & the Right

    Rosary, the Republic & the Right
    av Karl J Trybus

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845196141

    The birth of the Second Spanish Republic in April 1931 ushered in a period of possible secularisation to Spain. Liberals welcomed legal changes, while conservatives feared the special 'privileges' they enjoyed would end. The Catholic Church remained…

  • Egypts African Empire

    Egypts African Empire
    av Dr Alice Moore-Harell

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845196417

    This book is a detailed and original study of the creation of the province of Equatoria, located in present-day Southern Sudan. No detailed account has previously been published on the effort to conquer and create a new Egyptian province in the 1870…

  • Werner Krauss

    Werner Krauss
    av Gareth Watts

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845198985

    This book is a fictional account of the life of German film and theatre actor Werner Krauss, eponymous star of the classic silent film The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari. Upon gaining worldwide recognition in this film, Krauss was co-opted into the Nazi…

  • Riot!

    Riot!
    av Jake Frederick

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789760187

    Riot!: Tobacco, Reform, and Violence in Eighteenth-Century Papantla, Mexico is an exploration of the Totonac native community of Papantla, Veracruz, during the last half of the eighteenth century. Told through the lens of violent revolt, Riot! is th…

  • Supernatural Fiction in Early Modern Drama and Culture

    Supernatural Fiction in Early Modern Drama and Culture
    av Ryan Curtis Friesen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845199593

    Brings together authors of fiction with philosophers and academics in Early Modern England and compares their ways of describing and understanding the world; Explores popular culture as well as the culture of the learned and elite; Examines the inte…

  • Heteronormativity, Passionate Aesthetics & Symbolic Subversion in Asia

    Heteronormativity, Passionate Aesthetics & Symbolic Subversion in Asia
    av Saskia E Wieringa

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845197698

    This book examines life trajectories among three categories of women living beyond the bounds of heteronormativity in Jakarta and Delhi, two major cities with substantively different religious and social values: women who have lost their husbands, e…

  • Heteronormativity, Passionate Aesthetics & Symbolic Subversion in Asia

    Heteronormativity, Passionate Aesthetics & Symbolic Subversion in Asia
    av Saskia E Wieringa

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845195502

    This book examines life trajectories among three categories of women living beyond the bounds of heteronormativity in Jakarta and Delhi, two major cities with substantively different religious and social values: women who have lost their husbands, e…

  • Bhagavad Gita

    Bhagavad Gita
    av Jeaneane Fowler, Merv Fowler

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845193461

    Provides a text and detailed commentary on the "Bhagavad Gita", an important Hindu scripture, which is a dialogue between Arjuna the man and Krishna the God. This book examines major Hindu concepts, and presents the background to the Gita. It also c…

  • Bhagavad Gita

    Bhagavad Gita
    av Jeananne Fowler

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845195205

    Provides a commentary on Bhagavad Gita, an important Hindu scripture, which is a dialogue between Arjuna the man and Krishna the God. This title examines the major Hindu concepts. It describes Arjuna's despondency followed by The Yoga of Sankhya, Ac…

  • Child Actors on the London Stage, circa 1600

    Child Actors on the London Stage, circa 1600
    av Julie Ackroyd

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845199494

    *Child Actors on the London Stage, c 1600 by Julie Ackroyd has been shortlisted for the Society for Theatre Researchs Book prize! Actor and playwright Rory Kinnear (National Theatre, RSC, James Bond franchise) will announce who has won the STR Theat…

  • Camp David Summit, What Went Wrong?

    Camp David Summit, What Went Wrong?
    av Shimon Shamir

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845191009

    The Camp David Summit of 2000 was a formative event in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian relations. It was the most comprehensive effort ever to resolve a hundred-year conflict. Yet, it not only ended in failure but was immediately followed by…

  • War & its Shadow

    War & its Shadow
    av Helen Graham

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845195113

    In Spain today the civil war remains 'the past that will not pass away'. The author explores the origins, nature and long-term consequences of this exterminatory war in Spain, charting the resonant forms of political, social and cultural resistance…

  • War & its Shadow

    War & its Shadow
    av Helen Graham

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845195106

    In Spain today the civil war remains 'the past that will not pass away'. The author explores the origins, nature and long-term consequences of this exterminatory war in Spain, charting the resonant forms of political, social and cultural resistance…

  • Watkin Path

    Watkin Path
    av Magdalen Goffin

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845191283

    "The Watkin Path: An Approach to Belief" is a panorama of twentieth-century social and political history seen through the life of E. I. Watkin (1888-1981). The interplay of love, friction, war, politics and money, together with a relentless search f…

  • Reading Women's Poetry

    Reading Women's Poetry
    av Laurence Lerner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845193348

    Until quite recently, anthologies of English poetry contained very few poems by women, and histories of English poetry gave little space to women poets. How should poetry lovers respond? The book begins by suggesting four possible responses: the con…

  • Reading Women's Poetry

    Reading Women's Poetry
    av Laurence Lerner

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845193379

    Until quite recently, anthologies of English poetry contained very few poems by women, and histories of English poetry gave little space to women poets. How should poetry lovers respond? The book begins by suggesting four possible responses: the con…

  • Jainism

    Jainism
    av Natubhai Shah

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781898723318

    The first comprehensive study of Jainism to be published in the West.

  • Huguenots

    Huguenots
    av Jane Mckee

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845196820

    Scholars from France and from countries of the Huguenot Refuge examine the situation of French Protestants before and after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, in France and in the countries to which many of them fled during the great exodus whic…

  • Huguenots

    Huguenots
    av Jane Mckee

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845194635

    Examines the situation of French Protestants before and after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, in France and in the countries to which many of them fled during the great exodus which followed the Edict of Fontainebleau, covering a period from…

  • War, Peace & International Relations in Islam

    War, Peace & International Relations in Islam
    av Yitzhak Reiter

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845194710

    Presents and analyses fatwas - rulings of Islamic law - issued by religious sages and clerics on issues of war and peace in regard to the actual or future possibility of conducting a peace agreement between Muslim states and Israel.

  • War, Peace & International Relations in Islam

    War, Peace & International Relations in Islam
    av Yitzhak Reiter

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845194802

    Presents and analyses fatwas - rulings of Islamic law - issued by religious sages and clerics on issues of war and peace in regard to the actual or future possibility of conducting a peace agreement between Muslim states and Israel.

  • City Indians in Spains American Empire

    City Indians in Spains American Empire

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845196219

    This volume, the first of its genre in English, brings together the pioneering work of scholars of urban Indians of colonial Latin America. An important, but understudied segment of colonial society, urban Indians composed a majority of the populati…

  • Life Behind the Mask

    Life Behind the Mask
    av Didier Mouturat

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845198176

    You had to decide to let yourself be turned upside down, you had to accept to see the idea you had forged about yourself progressively shatter. In the summer of 1969, at 19 years old, Didier Mouturat gave up on college, shattering his parents' hopes…

  • Quest for Survival After Franco

    Quest for Survival After Franco
    av Cristina Palomares

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845191238

    This book engages with a central yet hitherto neglected dimension of the transition to democracy in Spain. It examines the emergence and development of Moderate Francoism from 1964, the year when the Law of Associations was introduced, until 1977, t…

  • Footnotes to History

    Footnotes to History
    av Nigel Harris

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845197469

    This book brings a novel focus to social history. It is a study of a "group family" -- an extended family closely structured though marriages that were either internal or with trusted associates. Its members strove cooperatively for their own mutual…

  • Footnotes to History

    Footnotes to History
    av Nigel Harris

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845198305

    Footnotes to History brings a novel focus to social history. It is a study of a group family an extended family closely structured through marriages that were either internal or with trusted associates. Its members strove cooperatively for their own…