Denise E. Costich, J. Stephen Smith, Dr Candice Gardner, R. O. Akinwale, M. A. B. Fakorede, Dr Baffour Bada-Apraku, Prof. Marcelo J. Carena, Yongrui Wu, Prof. Joachim Messing, W. Paul Williams, Ms Marilyn Warburton, Zsuzsanna Tóthné Zsubori, Dr Csaba L. Marton, Dr Dharam Paul Chaudhary, Dr Eliab Simpungwe, Paula Robles Bolivar, Elena Lima-Cabello, Dr Jose C. Jimenez-Lopez, Tim J. O'Hare, Prof Glen P. Fox, V. Manyong, A. Menkir, A. Alene, A. A. Akinola, A. S. Bamire, Dr T. Abdoulaye, Carolina Camacho, Remco Mur, Dr Mariana Wongtschowski, Dr Cheryl Doss Edited by
Dr Dave Watson
This volume focuses on breeding new varieties with desirable traits such as drought tolerance and improved nutritional value as well as how such innovations can be successfully deployed in the developing world.
This book combines film studies with environmental history and politics, aiming to establish a cultural criticism informed by 'green' thought. David Ingram argues that Hollywood cinema has largely perpetuated romantic attitudes to nature and has played an important ideological role in the 'greenwashing' of ecological discourses.
Dr. Jeffrey S. Brooks, Tricia Browne-Ferrigno, Angela Calabrese Barton, Paula A. Cordeiro, Philip T. K. Daniel, Ada Demb, Michael F. DiPaola, Robert Donmoyer, Patrick B. Forsyth, Lance D. Fusarelli, John R. Hoyle, Carolyn Hughes, Bob L. Johnson Jr., Juanita Johnson-Bailey, John L. Keedy, Frances Kochan, Margaret Terry Orr, Martha N. Ovando, George J. Petersen, Diana Pounder, Susan Printy, James H. Stronge, C John Tarter, Linda C. Tillman, Cynthia L. Uline, Kathryn Wentzel, I Phillip Young, Sally J. Zepeda Edited by
Raymond L. Calabrese, Page Smith
Laurent Mannoni Edited by
Dr Richard Crangle Translated by
Dr Richard Crangle
Widely regarded by historians of the early moving picture as the best work yet published on pre-cinema, The Great Art of Light and Shadow: Archaeology of the Cinema throws light on a fascinating range of optical media from the twelfth century to the turn of the twentieth.
A. D. P. Briggs, Dr Roger Cockrell, Malcolm V. Jones, W. J. Leatherbarrow, R. A. Peace, David Richards Edited by
David Richards, Dr Roger Cockrell
The Voice of a Giant looks at seven masterpieces of Russian nineteenth-century prose fiction. Each chapter concentrates primarily on a detailed analysis of one of these works but reference is also made to historical background, the seven author’s general attitudes and the distinguishing characteristics of Russian literature.
In this study of early film exhibition, Joe Kember demonstrates that prior to the emergence of a specific discipline of screen acting and the arrival of picture personalities, the early cinema inherited its human dimensions from diverse earlier traditions of performance, from the magic lantern lecture to the fairground and variety theatre.
The Big Show looks at the role played by cinema in British cultural life during World War One. Hammond shows how the British film industry and British audiences responded to the traumatic effects of the War, and contends that the War’s significant effect was to expedite the cultural acceptance of cinema into the fabric of British social life.
Theatre Workshop: Joan Littlewood and the Making of Modern British Theatre is the first in-depth study of perhaps Britain’s most influential twentieth-century theatre company. The book sets the company’s aims and achievements in their social, political and theatrical contexts, and explores the elements which made its success so important.
The first book to document grass roots popular theatres which developed from within the working class Republican and Loyalist communities of Belfast and Derry during the latest phase of the four hundred year conflict between Ireland and Britain.
This is the first new book-length study of British cinema of the 1910s to be published for over fifty years, and it focuses on the close relationship between the British film industry and the Edwardian theatre.
This book examines the relationships between theatre and the turbulent political and social context of Northern Ireland since 1969. It explores key theatrical performances which deal directly with this context. The book is aimed at a student readership: it is largely play-text-based, and it contains useful contextualising material.
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.
François Mauriac Edited by
Dr Paul Cooke
Les Mains Jointes (1909) was the collection of poetry that launched the long career of Nobel Prize-winning author François Mauriac (1885-1970). This critical edition provides the first ever overview of the volume’s complex textual history (spanning four decades).
John McGrath Introduction by
Dr. Nadine Holdsworth
This is an edition of nine of McGrath's plays for the English 7:84 theatre company. It covers McGrath's work for the company spanning four decades, from the 1960s through to the 1990s. The book has a substantial contextualising introduction and commentary on the plays by Nadine Holdsworth, one of the leading specialists in the work of John McGrath.
Harold Fox Edited by
Matthew Tompkins, Christopher Dyer
A striking and famous feature of the English landscape, Dartmoor is a beautiful place, with a sense of wildness and mystery. This book provides a new perspective on an important aspect of Dartmoor’s past. Its focus is transhumance: the seasonal transfer of grazing animals to different pastures.
Dr Brian Jordan, Prof. B. M. Hargis, Prof G. Tellez, L. R. Bielke, Prof. Venugopal Nair, Prof. Larry McDougald, Dr Peter Groves, Dr Rami A. Dalloul, Dr Carita Schneitz, Martin Wierup, Prof. Robert F Wideman, Dr M. M. Makagon, R. A. Blatchford, Dr T. B. Rodenburg, Dr Ingrid De Jong, Rick A. van Emous, Prof. M. S. Lilburn, R. Shanmugasundaram, Prof Inma Estevez, Ruth C. Newberry, Prof. Brian Fairchild, Dr K. Schwean-Lardner, T. G. Crowe, Dr Andrew Butterworth Edited by
Prof. Todd Applegate
Health and welfare are major issues in poultry production. This collection reviews our understanding of bacterial, viral and other diseases affecting poultry and their effective management. It also discusses ways of managing poultry flocks to optimise their welfare from hatching to slaughter.
Dr Alejandro Ramirez, Dr Carla Correia-Gomes, Prof. Mick Bailey, Emily Porter, Ore Francis, Prof. Dominiek Maes, Jeroen Dewulf, Filip Boyen, Freddy Haesebrouck, Dr Simon P. Turner, Richard B. D'Eath, Prof. Paul H. Hemsworth, Dr Silvana Pietrosemoli, James T. Green, Prof. Sandra Edwards, Dr Arlene Garcia, Prof. John J. McGlone, Dr Jonathan Amory, Nina Wainwright, Dr Jennifer M. Young, Dr Susanne Støier, Dr Leif Lykke, Dr Lars O. Blaabjerg Edited by
Prof. Julian Wiseman
Maintaining animal health and high standards of animal welfare are seen as key to sustainable livestock production. This volume reviews the effective management of diseases affecting pigs as well as ways of defining and promoting animal welfare in pig production.
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.