Dr Hugo Volkaert, Mr Dan Koeppel, Dr W. K. Tushemereirwe, Dr J. Kubiriba, Dr William Tinzaara, Dietmar Stoian, Walter Ocimati, Enoch Kikulwe, Gloria Otieno, Dr Guy Blomme, Prof D. W. Turner, D. J. Gibbs, Dr Sharon D. Hamill, Dr Mike Smith, Dr Charles Staver, Dr Victor Galán Saúco, Dr Jetse J. Stoorvogel, Dr Rafael A. Segura, Mr Juan José Aycart, Mr Frits Popma, Dr Louis Bockel, Laure-Sophie Schiettecatte, Dr Orane Debrune, Dr Sietze Vellema, Dr Kees Jansen, Dr Frans Wielemaker Edited by
Dr Gert H. J. Kema, Prof. André Drenth
Bananas are the world’s most popular fruit and the fourth most important crop in the developing world after rice, wheat and maize. The volume reviews current production around the world and how developments in cultivation practice can be used to improve yields sustainably.
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.
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).
"An American in Victorian Cambridge" is a richly detailed account of student life in the Cambridge of the 1840s. The rationale for the book, which is as appealing today as it was then, is that this is pre-eminently a book about an American student at an English university. In this new edition, some substantial additions have been made.
Karel Lannoo, Graham Avery, Arno Behrens, Jorge Nunez Ferrer, Hugo Brady, Steven Blockmans, Steven Peers, Michael Wriglesworth, Miroslav Beblavy, Daniel Gros, Alzbeta Hajkova, Michael Emerson Edited by
An in/out referendum on Britain's place in the European Union is looking increasingly likely after the 2015 General Election. What are the facts about the powers that the EU holds and what is the reform or renegotiation that might be needed? This book looks beyond the headlines and analyses the truth behind the rhetoric. View details
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 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.
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.
Mr Graham Thomas, Dr Nicholas Williams
In 2000, a sixteenth-century manuscript containing a copy of a previously unknown play in Middle Cornish was discovered among papers bequeathed to the National Library of Wales. This eagerly awaited edition of the play offers a text with a facing-page translation, and a reproduction of the original text at the foot of the page.
This is the first new biography in English for nearly eighty years of Italy's foremost writer and thinker, and weaves into a single thread the whole of Dante's life and works. The aim is to make an account of Dante's life accessible to students and to the curious and intelligent but non-specialist reader. All quotations are fully translated.
Halldóra Arnardóttir, Enrica Capussotti, Pippo Ciorra, Nicholas Dines, Dr John Foot, Mary Louise Lobsinger, Abele Longo, Prof. Robert Lumley, Laura Maritano, Claudia Nocentini, Sergio Pace, Gianfranco Petrillo, Giuliana Pieri, Sandra Ponzanesi Edited by
Prof. Robert Lumley, Dr John Foot
This book examines the transformation of the Italian city from the 1950s to the present with particular attention to questions of identity, migration and changes in urban culture. It shows how major demographic movements and cultural shifts threw into relief new conceptions of the city in which old boundaries had become problematic.
Dr Jonathan Barry, B. I. Coleman, Professor Christopher Holdsworth, Professor Nicholas Orme, J. A. Thurmer, M. Winter Edited by
Professor Nicholas Orme
A collaborative history of the Church in a large, diverse and interesting region of England by six historians, ranging from Celtic and Saxon times, through the middle ages, Reformation, rise of Nonconformity and the Victorian era, down to the present day and encompassing all the main Christian denominations.
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.
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.
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.
Professor Steve Rippon, Peter Claughton, Dr Christopher Smart
This book explores an industry that was of profound importance both in terms of the local economy and the history of mining nationally, but is long forgotten: the late medieval royal silver mines at Bere Ferrers in the Tamar Valley.
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.
Dr P. Bramel, Dr Kellye Eversole, Jane Rogers, Prof Beat Keller, Rudi Appels, Catherine Feuillet, Dr Alison Bentley, Ian Mackay, Dr Jacques Le Gouis, Malcolm Hawkesford, Prof. Martin A. J. Parry, João Paulo Pennacchi, Luis Robledo-Arratia, Elizabete Carmo-Silva, Xinguo Mao, Delong Yang, Dr Rulian Jing, Dr D. Z. Skinner, Prof. A. S. Ross, Dr Ian Batey, Victoria Ndolo, Dr Trust Beta, Albrecht Serfling, Doris Kopahnke, Antje Habekuss, Fluturë Novakazi, Prof. Frank Ordon, Prof. Z. A. Pretorius, M. Ayliffe, R. L. Bowden, L. A. Boyd, R. M. DePauw, Y. Jin, R. E. Knox, R. A. McIntosh, R. F. Park, R. Prins, E. S. Lagudah, Prof. Hermann Buerstmayr, Volker Mohler, Mohan Kohli, Prof. James Anderson, Dr Indu Sharma, Pramod Prasad, Subhash C. Bhardwaj, Prof. Stephen Wegulo, Dr Marion O. Harris, J. Jacob, Dr P. R. Brown, Guiping Yan, Kirk Anderson, M El-Bouhssini, Frank Peairs, Gary Hein, Steven Xu, Prof. Sanford D. Eigenbrode, Sarina Macfadyen, Dr Abie Horrocks, Melanie Davidson, Paul Horne, Jessica Page, Dr Neil Harker, John O'Donovan, Breanne Tidemann Edited by
Prof. Peter Langridge
This book reviews advances in breeding techniques as well as their application to produce drought-resistant and other improved varieties. It also discusses wheat nutritional quality. Finally it reviews developments such as disease-resistant varieties and other techniques to combat pests and diseases.
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.
Prof. Mark G. Kibblewhite, Prof. Sara G. Baer, Dr Hannah E. Birgé, Dr Promil Mehra, Dr Bhupinder Pal Singh, Dr Anitha Kunhikrishnan, Dr Annette L. Cowie, Dr Nanthi Bolan, Dr Daniel K. Manter, Dr Jorge A. Delgado, Dr Jennifer Moore-Kucera, Dr Maria Bowman, Prof. Rainer Horn, Dr Heiner Fleige, Dr Iris Zimmermann, Prof. Samira Daroub, Dr Claire Friedrichsen, Prof. Penny R. Hirsch, Dr George G. Brown, Dr Elodie da Silva, Dr Marcílio J. Thomazini, Dr Cíntia C. Niva, Dr Thibaud Decaëns, Dr Luís F. N. Cunha, Dr Herlon S. Nadolny, Dr Wilian C. Demetrio, Dr Alessandra Santos, Dr Talita Ferreira, Dr Lilianne S. Maia, Dr Ana Caroline Conrado, Dr Rodrigo F. Segalla, Dr Alexandre Casadei Ferreira, Dr Amarildo Pasini, Dr Marie L. C. Bartz, Dr Klaus D. Sautter, Dr Samuel W. James, Dr Dilmar Baretta, Dr Zaida Inês Antoniolli, Dr Maria Jesus Iglesias Briones, Dr José Paulo Sousa, Dr Jörg Römbke, Dr Patrick Lavelle, Dr Melissa Miller, Prof. Henry Lin, Dr E. A. Stockdale, Dr Richard W. Zobel, Professor Jane Rickson Edited by
Dr Don Reicosky
There is a growing concern that both intensive agriculture in the developed world and rapid expansion of agriculture in the developing world is damaging soil health. This volume reviews advances in our understanding of soil structure and dynamics which form the foundation for effective soil management.
Richard Abel, Charles R. Acland, Professor Robert C. Allen, Charles Ambler, Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Butsch, Thomas Doherty, Jane M. Gaines, Mark Glancy, Ahmet Gürata, Mark Jancovich, Barbara Kilinger, Jeffery Klenotic, Annette Kuhn, Terry Lindvall, Richard Maltby, Christopher J. McKenna, Anne Morey, Dr John Sedgwick, Dr Melvyn Stokes, Judith Thissen, Gregory A. Waller, Haidee Wasson Edited by
Richard Maltby, Dr Melvyn Stokes, Professor Robert C. Allen
This book analyses the diverse historical and geographical circumstances in which audiences have viewed American cinema. It looks at cinema audiences ranging from Manhattan nickelodeons to the modern suburban megaplex, and from provincial, small-town or rural America to the shanty towns of South Africa.
Dr Gayle M. Volk, Dr Amit Dhingra, Sally A. Bound, Dr Dugald C. Close, Prof. Peter M. Hirst, M. C. Goffinet, Emeritus Prof. A. N. Lakso, Dr G. Fazio, C. Peace, Dr K. Evans, Duane Greene, Prof. Stefano Musacchi, K. Hannam, T. Forge, D. Neilsen, Dr G. H. Neilsen, L. R. Khot, M. Karkee, Dr Qin Zhang, Dr Wayne M. Jurick, Dr W. J. Janisiewicz, Prof. Chris Watkins, Kerik D. Cox, Dr Kenneth C. Eastwell, Dr John Norelli, Dr Elizabeth H. Beers, Dr Markus Kellerhals, Hildegard Garming, Dr R. Karina Gallardo, Dr Desmond ORourke, G. Peck, Prof. David Granatstein, Markus Kelderer, Ms Jutta Kienzle Edited by
Dr K. Evans
This book reviews our understanding of tree and fruit physiology and how it can be used in breeding better varieties. It also discusses pests and diseases and ways they can be prevented or controlled to make cultivation more productive.