This book offers a comparison of the provision of higher education in the EU, the US and China, an evaluation of how the EU fares and recommendations for how higher education might be improved in order to secure the EU's stock in human capital.View details
Bryony Dixon, ? Laraine Porter Contributions by
Ivo Blom, Simon Brown, Alan Burton, Ian Christie, Jude Cowan, Bryony Dixon, Michael Eaton, Tony Fletcher, Christine Gledhill, Patrick Keiller, Judith McLaren, Paul Moody, ? Laraine Porter, Amy Sargeant
The fifth in a series of volumes from the annual British Silent Cinema Festival held in Nottingham (and the first to be published by Exeter), this collective study offers an original treatment of the relationship between pre-1930 cinema and landscape.
Scott Ashley, Jennifer Birkett, Richard A. Cardwell, Ian Christie, Peter Cooke, Peter Dayan, Alison Finch, Michael Holland, Patrick Laude, Dr Patrick McGuinness, Dee Reynolds, Prof. Clive Scott, Jeremy Stubbs, Robert Vilain, Shirley W. Vinall Edited by
Dr Patrick McGuinness
This is a comparative and interdisciplinary book exploring a variety of perspectives on the artistic culture of France, and its neighbours, in the period 1870-1914.
James Lyons, Dr. John Plunkett Contributions by
Isobel Armstrong, Kaveh Askari, Patrizia Di Bello, James Bennett, William Boddy, Jonathan Bollen, Ian Christie, Charlie Gere, Richard Grusin, Michelle Henning, James Lyons, Laura Mulvey, Dan North, Dr. John Plunkett, Dr Andrew Shail, Damian Sutton, Andrea Zapp
Multimedia Histories: From the Magic Lantern to the Internet is the first book to explore in detail the vital connections between today’s digital culture and an absorbing history of screen entertainments and technologies. Its range of coverage moves from the magic lantern, the stereoscope and early film to the DVD and the internet.
Graham Ley, Dr Sarah Dadswell Contributions by
Rukhsana Ahmad, Suman Bhuchar, Giovanna Buonanno, Colin Chambers, Claire Cochrane, Jerri Daboo, Dr Sarah Dadswell, Dr Dominic Hingorani, Anuradha Kapur, Naseem Khan, Dr Chandrika Patel, Shanu Sadhwani, Victoria Sams, Christiane Schlote, Rajni Shah, Alda Terracciano
This volume is an edited collection of critical essays on British Asian theatre. It includes contributions from a number of researchers who have been active in the field for a substantial period of time.
Dr. Rosamund Bartlett, Dr Sarah Dadswell Contributions by
Jeremy Arden, Professor Michaela Bohmig, Professor John E. Bowlt, Dr. Aurora Egidio, Murray Frame, Catja Gaebel, Julia Hollander, Anna Wexler Katsnelson, Dr. Robert Leach, Christina Lodder, Laurence Senelick, Margareta Tillberg
The Futurist opera Victory over the Sun was a key event of the Russian avant-garde, notorious for its libretto, its unconventional score and its pioneering abstract sets and costumes. This volume brings together the first fully annotated translation of the libretto of this ‘anti-opera’ and other important primary source materials.
Dr Philippe Lashermes, Marie-Christine Coombes, Prof. Fábio M. DaMatta, Dr Thierry Joët, Stéphane Dussert, Dr Sarada Krishnan, Dr Herbert A.M. van der Vossen, Dr N. Surya Prakash, Dr Alan Carvalho Andrade, Dr Chifumi Nagai, Jean-Jacques Rakotomalala, Dr Charles Lambot, Juan Carlos Herrera, Michael N. Clifford, Iziar A. Ludwig, Prof. Alan Crozier, Ningjian Liang, Kaiwen Mu, Dr David Kitts, Dr Claudine Campa, Arnaud Petitvallet, Prof. Adriana Farah, Dr Robert Buffo, Dr Noël Durand, Angélique Fontana, Dr Mario R. Fernández-Alduenda, Sastia P. Putri, Prof. Eiichiro Fukusaki, Dr Louis Bockel, Laure-Sophie Schiettecatte Edited by
Dr Philippe Lashermes
Coffee is one of the most widely-traded commodities in the world. This volume summarises research addressing key challenges in coffee cultivation, including genetic diversity and breeding improved varieties. Other chapters discuss how to measure and improve quality traits.
Prof. Arun Kumar Joshi, Vinod Kumar Mishra, Simanchal Sahu, Prof. Peter J. Gregory, Christina K. Clarke, Dr Vijesh Krishna, Alwin Keil, Sreejith Aravindakshan, Mukesh Meena, Dr Q. Xue, J. Rudd, J. Bell, T. Marek, S. Liu, Tadesse Dessalegn, Tesfaye Solomon, Tesfaye Gebre Kristos, Abiy Solomon, Shure Seboka, Yazie Chane, Dr Bhadriraju Subramanyam, Kamala A. Roberts, Fetien Abay, Rizana Mahroof, J. R. Guarin, Prof. S. Asseng, Dr Brian L. Beres, Reem Aboukhaddour, Haley Catton, Dr Thomas F. Döring, J. M. Clarke, K. Nilsen, D. Khitiri, X. Lin, Prof. C. J. Pozniak, K. Ammar, Dr Tinashe Chiurugwi, Simon Kerr, Ian Midgley, L. A. Boyd, Johnson Kamwaga, Peter Njau, Terry van Gevelt, Claudia Canales, Max Marcheselli, Dr Rajiv Kumar Sharma, W Tadesse, A Amri, M Sanchez-Garcia, M El-Bouhssini, M Karrou, S Patil, F Bassi, Dr Michael Baum, Prof. T. Oweis Edited by
Prof. Peter Langridge
Volume 2 discusses ways of improving cultivation from variety selection to post-harvest storage. It reviews trends in integrated crop management, sustainable intensification and organic cultivation before concluding by looking at ways of supporting smallholders in the developing world.
Doctor Rebecca Glazier, Lisa Burke, Caron E. Gentry, Jennifer Ramos, Doctor Christian Enemark Edited by
Doctor Amy Eckert, Laura Sjoberg
Over the years, the 'Bush Doctrine' - that the security threats we face are entirely unprecedented - has echoed around the world. This book states that global security and stability is challenged not only by states and nuclear war, but by insurgency, disease, environmental degradation and military privatisation.
Dr D. S. Gaydon, V. K. Singh, Prof. Bijay Singh, Buddheswar Maji, Dr Sukanta K. Sarangi, Eli Vered, A. Surendran, A. Tariq, K. Vanitha, A. Kowsalya, V. Meenakshi, D. Selvakumar, M. Kokila, Dr T Pathasarathi, Matty Demont, Martin Gummert, Bjoern Ole Sander, James Quilty, Carilto Balingbing, Dr Nguyen Van Hung, David Nanfumba, Komlan A. Ablede, Geophrey J. Kajiru, Idriss Baggie, Elie R. Gasore, Fanny L. Mabone, Oladele S. Bakare, Illiassou Maïga Mossi, Nianankoro Kamissoko, Raymond Rabeson, Keita Sékou, Wilson Dogbe, Ralph K. Bam, Famara Jaiteh, Belay A. Bayuh, Henri Gbakatchetche, Moundibaye D. Allarangaye, Delphine Mapiemfu Lamare, Ibrahim Bassoro, Zacharie Segda, Cyriaque Akakpo, Elke Vandamme, Kalimuthu Senthilkumar, Atsuko Tanaka, Amakoe Delali Alognon, Kokou Ahouanton, Abibou Niang, Jean-Martial Johnson, Pepijn van Oort, Ibnou Dieng, Dr Kazuki Saito, Prof. Norman Uphoff, Dr Wyn Ellis, Dr Thais Freitas, Dr Buyung A. R. Hadi, Professor Michael J. Stout, Dr Francis E. Nwilene, Prof. E. A. Heinrichs, Maura Calliera, Prof. Ettore Capri, Dr F. G. Horgan, A. M. Stuart, G. R. Singleton, N. T. My Phung, L. Mulungu, J. Jacob, N. M. Htwe, B. Douangboupha, Dr P. R. Brown, Gulshan Mahajan, Simerjeet Kaur, Dr Bhagirath Singh Chauhan Edited by
Prof. Takuji Sasaki
Volume 2 reviews ways of improving cultivation of rice, from planting to soil management, nutrition and irrigation as well as techniques such as integrated crop management. It also discusses key pests and diseases and methods for their control in making cultivation more productive and sustainable.
Prof. Peter R. Davies, Dr Jan Dahl, Dr Paul Ebner, Dr Yingying Hong, Dr Amy-Lynn Hall, Prof. R. D. Warner, F. R. Dunshea, H. A. Channon, Mingyang Huang, Yu Wang, Prof. Chi-Tang Ho, Xin Sun, Prof. Eric Berg, Lauren E. O'Connor, Prof. Wayne W. Campbell, Prof. G. J. Thoma, Phung Le Dinh, Dr Andre Aarnink, Prof. Sandra Edwards, Dr Christine Leeb Edited by
Prof. Alan Mathew
Pig meat is the most widely-consumed meat in the world. This volume addresses some of the key challenges facing pig farming such as the continuing threat from zoonoses, ways of maintaining and improving meat quality as well as making pig production more sustainable.
This fourth edition of Fast Facts: Erectile Dysfunction provides an in-depth review of the overall management of ED and is an invaluable source of information for specialist nurses, nurse practitioners and primary care physicians.
If you have ever wondered why the roads are congested, the trains are full and the buses are no longer running, this book provides the answers. The UK has never had a proper transport policy and it desperately needs one to address the twin challengers of getting people around cheaply and safely, while safeguarding the environment.