Jennifer Spindel, Prof. Susan McCouch, R. B. Angeles-Shim, Prof. M. Ashikari, G. Ramkumar, K. K. Jena, Tadashi Hirasawa, Shunsuke Adachi, Prof. R. F. Sage, J. Ali, Prof. Z. Li, Venkategowda Ramegowda, Supratim Basu, Anuj Kumar, Prof. Andy Pereira, Julie Pua Ferraz, Adoracion Resurreccion, Prof. Melissa Fitzgerald, Mengyi Dong, Margaret Slavin, Prof. Lu Yu, Dr Adrian Dubock, Dr Navreet K Bhullar, Dr Rachelle Ward, Chuan Tong, Prof. Jinsong Bao Edited by
Prof. Takuji Sasaki
This collection reviews advances in breeding techniques as well as improving traits such as flood or drought resistance. It also discusses advances in understanding the nutritional role of rice and ways this can be enhanced to feed a growing population.
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.
Dr Ilkka Leinonen, Hongyan Chen, James A. Taylor, Dr Vijay Kumar Dua, Dr Sanjay Rawal, Dr Sukhwinder Singh, Dr Jagdev Sharma, Prof. Philip J. White, Dr Jerry Knox, Tim Hess, Dr Adrian Briddon, Dr Adrian Cunnington, Dr Glyn Harper, Prof. Bruno De Meulenaer, Raquel Medeiros Vinci, Frédéric Mestdagh, Dr A. Lees, M. Jennifer Sjölund, Rachel Kelly, Prof. Gerry S. Saddler, David M. Kenyon, Colin Jeffries, Dr Christophe Lacomme, Dr Andrew P. Robinson, Dr Kim Davie, Dr Jon Pickup, Prof. Stuart Reitz, Dr Thomas F. Döring, Derek H. Lynch Edited by
Dr Stuart Wale
The second of this two-volume collection discusses ways of improving cultivation across the supply chain from seed selection and planting to post-harvest storage. It also reviews research on the better understanding and management of key pests and diseases.
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.
Roberto Rico-Martinez, Sajal Ray, C. R. Walters, Carlos Fernando Garcia, Marco Parolini, Pedro M Costa, Marcos Antonio Amara Pinheiro, Luciane Alves Maranho, Eduardo Madrigal-Bujaidar, Rachelle Belanger, Sonia Soloneski, Marcelo L Larramendy, G L Poletta, C S Perez-Coll, Classius de Oliveira, Adriana Regina Chippari-Gomes, Miguel Santos, Fernando Manas Torres, T Cavas, Laury Gauthier, M Camacho, N Wagner Edited by
Marcelo L Larramendy Series edited by
Michael D Waters, Tim Marrs Editor-in-chief
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.
Dr Y. Nys, Teresa Casey-Trott, Krysta Morrissey, Michelle Hunniford, Dr Tina Widowski, Dr Andrew Butterworth, Claire A. Weeks, Isabelle Ruhnke, Sarah L. Lambton, Dr Dana L. M. Campbell, Dr Dorothy McKeegan, Prof. Richard Fulton, Dr Thea van Niekerk, Hamed M. El-Mashad, Prof. Ruihong Zhang, Anthony Pescatore, Dr Jacquie Jacob Edited by
Prof. Juliet R. Roberts
Welfare and sustainability are now major issues in egg production. This book reviews nutrition and other aspects of husbandry affecting laying hens as well as the environmental impact of egg production and how it can be made more sustainable.
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.
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.
Dr Louis Jean Claude Autrey, Salem Saumtally, Asha Dookun-Saumtally, Dr Abraham Singels, Dr Biksham Gujja, U. S. Natarajan, Prof. Norman Uphoff, Prof. Bernard L. Schroeder, Andrew W. Wood, David V. Calcino, Danielle M. Skocaj, Alan P. Hurney, Peter G. Allsopp, Paul White, Dr Richard Johnson, Prof. Gaspar Korndörfer, Dr Jean-Louis Chopart, M. T. Sall, B. Ahondokpe, G. Walter, Dr Jehangir H. Bhadha, Dr R. G. V. Bramley, T. A. Jensen, A. J. Webster, A. J. Robson, Dr Rianto van Antwerpen, Philipus Daniel Riekert van Heerden, Peter Tweddle, Ronald Ng Cheong, Vivian Rivière, Dr Hardev S. Sandhu, Dr Charley Richard, Dr Fábio R. Marin, Daniel S. P. Nassif, Leandro G. Costa, Murilo S. Vianna, Kassio Carvalho, Pedro R. Pereira, Dr Kathy Hurly, Richard Nicholson, Carolyn Baker, Michelle Binedell, Vaughan Koopman, Graeme Leslie, Geoff Maher, Scott Pryor, Dr Francis X. Johnson, Manoel Regis Lima Verde Leal, Anne Nyambane Edited by
Prof. Philippe Rott
Sugarcane is the source of 80% of the world’s sugar. This volume reviews key research on improving sugarcane production, focussing on enhancing cultivation techniques such as irrigation and nutrient management as well as measuring and improving sustainability.
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.
Dr David S. Buchanan, Prof. Jack C. M. Dekkers, Prof. Glen W. Almond, Emily Mahan-Riggs, Dr M. L. W. J. Broekhuijse, Duy Ngoc Do, Prof. Haja N. Kadarmideen, Prof. R. J. van Barneveld, R. J. E. Hewitt, D. N. D'Souza, Prof. J. F. Patience, Dr Sung Woo Kim, Charlotte Lauridsen, Dr J. Jacques Matte, Dr Ludovic Brossard, Jean-Yves Dourmad, Florence Garcia-Launay, Jaap van Milgen, Dr M. R. Bedford, C. L. Walk, Dr John M. Brameld, David M. Brown, Tim Parr, Ms Ingunn Stensland, John R. Pluske, Dr Candido Pomar, Ines Andretta, Luciano Hauschild Edited by
Prof. Julian Wiseman
Pig production faces many hurdles in meeting increasing global demand sustainably. This volume discusses advances in breeding to improve both productivity and quality. It also reviews key developments in improving animal nutrition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
James A. O'Mahony, Shane V. Crowley, Prof. Patrick F. Fox, Prof. Young W. Park, Inge Gazi, Prof. Thom Huppertz, Prof. G. LaPointe, Dr Stephanie Clark, Dr Joel Weller, Dr Jennie E. Pryce, Prof. Julius van der Werf, J. P. Kastelic, Prof. D. J. Ambrose, Prof. James D. Ferguson Edited by
Dr Nico van Belzen
This book provides a detailed review of current research on key components and quality traits of milk as well as ways of measuring milk quality. It then discusses genetic factors affecting these traits and how they can be used to improve breeding of dairy cows.