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Understanding the Imaginary WarCulture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994402
eISBN:
9781526115126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994402.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This volume takes the metaphorical character of the Cold War seriously and charts how the bomb was used as a symbol for nuclear war at the very heart of this conflict. The contributions consider the ... More

Mixed MessagesAmerican Correspondences in Visual and Verbal Practices

Mixed Messages: American Correspondences in Visual and Verbal Practices

Catherine Gander and Sarah Garland (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991500
eISBN:
9781526115003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991500.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Mixed Messages presents and interrogates ten distinct moments from the arts of nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first century America where visual and verbal forms blend and clash. Charting ... More

Gothic Death 1740-1914A Literary History

Gothic Death 1740-1914: A Literary History

Andrew Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719088414
eISBN:
9781526115256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088414.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The focus in this book is on how the dead and dying were represented in Gothic texts between 1740 and 1914-between Graveyard poetry and the mass death occasioned by the First World War. The corpse ... More

After '89Polish Theatre and the Political

After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political

Bryce Lease

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992958
eISBN:
9781526115263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992958.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This monograph takes as its subject the dynamic new range of performance practices that have been developed since the demise of communism in the flourishing theatrical landscape of Poland. After ... More

Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of IrelandSeparate But Equal?

Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Karin Fischer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Separate but equal? Schools and the politics of religion and diversity in the Republic of Ireland focuses on the historical and current place of religion in the Irish education system from the ... More

Novel HorizonsThe Genre Making of Restoration Fiction

Novel Horizons: The Genre Making of Restoration Fiction

Gerd Bayer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991234
eISBN:
9781526115249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991234.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Novel horizons analyses how narrative prose fiction developed during the English Restoration. It argues that following the reopening of the theatres in 1660, generic changes within dramatic texts ... More

Mistress of EverythingQueen Victoria in Indigenous Worlds

Mistress of Everything: Queen Victoria in Indigenous Worlds

Sarah Carter and Maria Nugent (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991401
eISBN:
9781526115065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991401.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Indigenous people in Britain’s settler colonies engaged Queen Victoria in their diplomacy and politics, and incorporated her into their intellectual and narrative traditions. These interpretations of ... More

ImmersionMarathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Karen Throsby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is about the extreme sport of marathon swimming. It provides insight into a social world about which very little is known, while simultaneously exploring the ways in which the social world ... More

The European Union's fight against terrorismDiscourse, Policies, Identity

The European Union's fight against terrorism: Discourse, Policies, Identity

Christopher Baker-Beall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091063
eISBN:
9781526115294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is about the language of the European Union’s response to the threat of terrorism: the ‘fight against terrorism’. Since its re-emergence in the wake of the terrorist attacks on September ... More

Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Mary Venner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The reconstruction of Kosovo after 1999 was one of the largest and most ambitious international interventions in a post conflict country. Kosovo was seen by many international actors as a ‘green ... More

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