Explores representations of ‘high-functioning’ adult autism in autobiographical, scientific and fictional texts to demonstrate the value of Cultural Studies towards understanding autism as a subjective condition and social category.View details
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.
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.
Alam Sher, Xiaoli Liu, Jincai Li, Dr Youhong Song, Prof. Charles Wortmann, Patricio Grassini, Roger W. Elmore, Dr Peter S. Setimela, Dr Alpha Y. Kamara, Dr Wade E. Thomason, Bee Khim Chim, Mark S. Reiter, Dr Bram Govaerts, Isabelle François, Nele Verhulst, Louis Longchamps, Dr Rajiv Khosla, Dr Kaushik Majumdar, Shamie Zingore, Fernando García, Adrian Correndo, Jagadish Timsina, Adrian M. Johnston, Dr Bao-Luo Ma, Zhigang Wang, Mr Abeya Temesgen, Shu Fakai, Dr Daniel Rodriguez, Caspar Roxburgh, Claire Fansworth, Ariel Ferrante, Joseph Eyre, Stuart Irvine-Brown, James McLean, Martin Bielich, Dr Tadele Tefera, Prof. William D. Hutchinson, Theresa M. Cira, Prof. T. L. Niblack, Dr Loth S. Mulunga, Dr George Mahuku, Dr P. Lava Kumar, Dr Amaere Ayalew, Martin Kimanya, Limbikani Matumba, Dr Ranajit Bandyopadhayay, A. Menkir, Dr Peter J. Cotty, Khawar Jabran, Mubshar Hussain, Dr Bhagirath Singh Chauhan, Vasileios P. Vasileiadis, Maurizio Sattin, Dr Per Kudsk Edited by
Dr Dave Watson
Volume 2 covers methods for improving maize cultivation, from seed selection to nutrition, irrigation and techniques such as intercropping. It also reviews research on key pests and diseases and methods for their control in making cultivation more efficient and sustainable.
Philip Payton, Dr Alston Kennerley, Helen Doe Contributions by
John C. Appleby, John Armstrong, G.H. and R. Bennett, Terry Chapman, Wendy R. Childs, Dr Janet Cusack, Bernard Deacon, Helen Doe, Roy Fenton, Dr Alston Kennerley, Maryanne Kowaleski, Tony Pawlyn, Philip Payton, Cathryn Pearce, Caradoc Peters, N.A.M. Rodger, John Rule, W.B. Stephens, Mark Stoyle, John Symons, Dr Simon Trezise, Adrian James Webb, Paul Willerton
The first study of its kind. The book explores the rich, complex maritime inheritance of Cornwall on a national and international scale, considering the importance of the different historical periods from the medieval to the twentieth century.
Prof. Doyle McKey, Marc Delêtre, Dr Aurélie Bechoff, Kuakoon Piyachomkwan, Sittichoke Wanlapatit, Prof. Klanarong Sriroth, Dr Keith Tomlins, Ben Bennett, Dr Tin Maung Aye, Dr Dunstan S. C. Spencer, Chuma Ezedinma, Olivier F. Vilpoux, Denilson de Oliveira Guilherme, Prof. Marney Pascoli Cereda, Dr Clair H. Hershey, Dr Kolawole Adebayo, Dr Claude M. Fauquet, Joe Tohme, Dr Reinhardt Howeler, Dr James George, Sarojini Amma Sunitha, Dr Thomas W. Kuyper, Prof. Samuel Adjei-Nsiah, Mr George Marechera, Grace Muinga Edited by
Dr Clair H. Hershey
This collection begins by reviewing the current state of cassava cultivation, before going on to review the range of techniques enabling sustainable intensification, from seed systems management to intercropping and post-harvest management.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prof. James D. Kelly, Dr John O. Ojiem, Prof. William Erskine, Ashutosh Sarker, Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal, Prof. Fred J. Muehlbauer, Y.-C. Lee, R. Lemes Hamawaki, V. Colantonio, M. J. Iqbal, Prof. D. A. Lightfoot, Frederick P. Baijukya, Harun M. Murithi, Dr Fred Kanampiu, Prof. C. Michael Deom, David Kalule Okello, S. N. Nigam, Dr P. Janila, Dr David Jordan, Rick Brandenburg, Gary Payne, David Hoisington, Nick Magnan, Dr James Rhoads, Mumuni Abudulai, Koushik Adhikari, Jinru Chen, Richard Akromah, William Appaw, William Ellis, Maria Balota, Kumar Mallikarjunan, Dr Kenneth Boote, Greg MacDonald, Kira Bowen, Boris Bravo-Ureta, Jeremy Jelliffe, Agnes Budu, Hendrix Chalwe, Alice Mweetwa, Munsanda Ngulube, Awere Dankyi, Brandford Mochia, Vivian Hoffmann, Amade Muitia, Sam Njoroge, Nelson Opoku, Prof. B. B. Singh, Dr Alpha Y. Kamara, Lucky O. Omoigui, Nkeki Kamai, Sylvester U. Ewansiha, Hakeem A. Ajeigbe, Dr Fouad Maalouf, Seid Ahmed, Somanagouda Patil, Dr R. Redden, X. Zong, R. M. Norton, F. L. Stoddard, M El-Bouhssini, Y. Tao, L. Rong, Li Ling, Dr K.B Saxena, Y. S. Chauhan, C. V. S. Kumar, A. J. Hingane, R. V. Kumar, R. K. Saxena, G. V. R. Rao, Prof. K.R Latha, L. Vimalendran, Agnes Mwangwela Edited by
Dr Shoba Sivasankar, Dr David Bergvinson, Dr Pooran Gaur, Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal, Dr Steve Beebe, Dr Manuele Tamò
The second volume in this collection focusses on improving the cultivation of particular grain legumes, starting with common beans, lentils, soybeans and groundnuts. A second group of chapters discusses cowpea, faba beans and pigeonpea.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tim Hooper, James Nickells, Sonja Payne, Annabel Pearson, Ben Walton
This full-colour book brings together the diagrams, tables and equations pertinent to anaesthesia. This is the first book to combine all of these illustrations in one volume; as such it provides an essential learning resource for candidates preparing for the FRCA exams. View details