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  • Genocide in the Age of the Nation State

    Genocide in the Age of the Nation State
    av Mark Levene

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845117528

    How should we understand genocide in the modern world? As an aberration from the norms of a dominant liberal international society? Or rather as a guide to the very dysfunctional nature of the international system itself? "The Meaning of Genocide" i…

  • Reading Art Reading Irigaray

    Reading Art Reading Irigaray
    av Hilary Robinson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860649530

    Luce Irigaray is one of the foremost philosophers and feminist thinkers of our day. Her work has had an enormous impact on the visual arts and is widely taught and read across the field - yet the actual implications of this influential body of thoug…

  • Rethinking Islam and the State in Iran

    Rethinking Islam and the State in Iran
    av Mirjam Kunkler

    Inbunden - 2021 - ISBN: 9781784535681

  • A Night to Remember

    A Night to Remember
    av Jeffrey Richards

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860648496

    On the night of 14-15 April 1912 during her maiden voyage "Titanic" struck an iceberg and sank, losing most of her passengers and crew. Of the five epic films interpreting this tragic event, the docu-drama "A Night to Remember" (1958) is often regar…

  • Countering Violent Extremism

    Countering Violent Extremism
    av Tahir Abbas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788310697

    Terrorism, radicalization and violent extremism dominate sociological, political and cultural concerns in today’s polarized social and political world. However, the role of governments and issues relating to state terrorism and the counter-ter…

  • Innovators in Digital News

    Innovators in Digital News
    av Lucy Kung

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784534165

    News organisations are struggling with technology transitions and fearful for their future. Yet some organisations are succeeding. Why are organisations such as Vice and BuzzFeed investing in journalism and why are pedigree journalists joining them?…

  • Film Genres and African Cinema

    Film Genres and African Cinema
    av Rachael Langford

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780766201

    The role of film genre in African films from the 1960s to the present day is an important aspect of this cinema. Rachael Langford explores the ways in which African filmmakers use and renew the conventions of familiar film genres. She discusses what…

  • Old Mistresses

    Old Mistresses
    av Rozsika Parker

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780764047

    Why is everything that compromises greatness in art coded as 'feminine'? Has the feminist critique of Art History history yet effected real change? With a new Preface by Griselda Pollock, this new edition of a truly groundbreaking book offers a radi…

  • The Lost Villages

    The Lost Villages
    av Henry Buckton

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845116712

    Across Britain there are more than 3,000 lost villages once-thriving communities that time and fortune have reduced to ivy-clad remnants and weather-worn ruins. Echoes of a former age, they evoke a natural curiosity as to who lived in them, what cau…

  • Soap and Water

    Soap and Water
    av Victoria Kelley

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848850521

    From whitened doorsteps to polished boots, starched pinafores to scrubbed floors, this is the compelling story of how Victorians and Edwardians engaged in the pursuit of cleanliness and the battle against grime in domestic life. It is the first book…

  • "All Quiet on the Western Front"

    "All Quiet on the Western Front"
    av Andrew Kelly

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860646560

    Published to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Erich Maria Remarque, author of "All Quiet on the Western Front", this is an account of the making of the Academy Award-winning film of the novel. When it first appeared in 1928, the book transf…

  • The Winchester

    The Winchester
    av Laura Trevelyan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780764696

    The Winchester Rifle, the iconic gun made in New Haven, Connecticut, and sold in its hundreds of thousands around the world, mirrors American expansion at a key period in the young country's history. The lethal repeating rifle became the defining im…

  • Pompeii Awakened

    Pompeii Awakened
    av Judith Harris

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780769646

    The rediscovery of the Roman cities overwhelmed by the rage of Vesuvius is one of history's most extraordinary adventure stories. Pompeii Awakened revels in that adventure, and tells of the re-emergence of a long-vanished cosmopolis which profoundly…

  • Occupied Territories

    Occupied Territories
    av Gershom Gorenberg

    Häftad - 2007 - ISBN: 9781845114305

    In the fog of the 1967 war and its aftermath, Israel's generals and politicians took a series of fateful decisions that led to a bloody, bitter and seemingly endless occupation of Arab lands. Gershom Gorenberg takes us behind the scenes of history t…

  • Apartheid South Africa and African States

    Apartheid South Africa and African States
    av Roger Pfister

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850436256

    South Africa's contacts with the neighbouring African states during the apartheid years are well documented. But here is a unique study based on hitherto un-explored primary sources behind the apartheid screen exposing extensive contact even with th…

  • Gandhi

    av Kathryn Tidrick

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845111663

    'My struggle is not merely political. It is religious and therefore quite pure.' This major new interpretation of the life of Gandhi adds a new dimension to our understanding of this extraordinary figure of twentieth-century history. Drawing on mate…

  • Aftershock

    av Kieran Cashell

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845115241

    Accused by the tabloid press of setting out to 'shock', controversial artworks are vigorously defended by art critics, who frequently downplay their disturbing emotional impact. This is the first book to subject contemporary art to a rigorous ethica…

  • The Sacred and the Feminine

    The Sacred and the Feminine
    av Griselda Pollock

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845115210

    The notion of a special intimacy between 'the feminine and the sacred' has received significant attention since the publication of Julia Kristeva and Catherine Clement's famous ecumenical "Conversation" of the same name which focused on the relation…

  • Organized Anarchy in Europe

    Organized Anarchy in Europe

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860640629

    Taking a broad, interdisciplinary approach, this book focuses on the role of states and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) in the formation of a new European security order. The first part of the book examines the ways in which states struggle f…

  • Mountbatten

    av Adrian Smith

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848853744

    Was he a far-sighted war hero, or an ambitious networker promoted well above his natural talent? Admired as a modernising chief of staff, a timely decoloniser, and a genuine player on the world stage, Mountbatten nevertheless continues to attract fi…

  • The Place of Tears

    The Place of Tears
    av Ranka Primorac

    Övrigt - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845111205

    THIS IS AN NJR - NOT JACKET BLURB, DO NOT USE IT THIS RAW FORM -This new and original work is the only recent monographic treatment of the Zimbabwean novel and its political implications. An earlier one by Veit-Wild (1992) has not been updated, and…

  • Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker

    Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker
    av Hazel Forsyth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784537487

    Hazel Forsyth delvesin to never-before-studied primary sources to shed light on thedramatic aftermath of the disaster and reveal the very personalstories of the people who pieced their lives together in its wake. Bydocumenting the tradesmen, from ap…

  • Coming to Terms

    Coming to Terms
    av Richard Schwartz

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860646478

    This text looks at how since Robert Mugabe came to power with a revolutionary Marxist-Leninist programme, ethos and world view, Zimbabwe's position on the world stage has been affected by considerations of international political realities and has h…

  • Roma in the Medieval Islamic World

    Roma in the Medieval Islamic World
    av Kristina Richardson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784537319

    In Middle Eastern cities as early as the mid-8th century, the Sons of Sasan begged, trained animals, sold medicinal plants and potions, and told fortunes. They captivated the imagination of Arab writers and playwrights, who immortalized their strang…

  • Pain in the Arts

    Pain in the Arts
    av John Tusa

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780768175

    Over a distinguished career in cultural leadership, management and journalism spanning almost 30 years, John Tusa has amassed a unique experience of the arts world, the political controversies it faces and the battles it continues to fight. His new…

  • Aesthetics and Neoromanticism in Film

    Aesthetics and Neoromanticism in Film
    av Stella Hockenhull

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848859012

    The contemporary study of film is dominated by narrative theory - yet films include scenes and images which do not perform a narrative task but nevertheless provoke an emotional response. Stella Hockenhull looks at the painterly dimensions inherent…

  • Medieval Central Asia and the Persianate World

    Medieval Central Asia and the Persianate World
    av Professor A.C.S. Peacock

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784532390

    A.C.S. Peacock is Lecturer in Middle Eastern History at the University of St Andrews, and holds a PhD in Oriental Studies from Pembroke College, Cambridge. He is the author of Early Seljuq History: A New Interpretation (2010), and is the co-editor o…