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The art of the possiblePolitics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

The art of the possible: Politics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

Chris Williams and Andrew Edwards (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090714
eISBN:
9781781708798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090714.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

‘Die Politik’, Bismarck is reputed to have said, ‘ist die Lehre von Möglichen’. Translated as ‘politics is the art of the possible’, this phrase captures neatly the pragmatism that has been at the ... More

The Ascent of Globalisation

The Ascent of Globalisation

Harry Blustein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The ascent of globalisation captures the sweeping drama of postwar globalisation through intimate portraits of twenty of its key architects. These profiles provide insights into what inspired these ... More

Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Elizabeth C. Tingle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores the theory and practice of authority during the later sixteenth century, in the religious culture and political institutions of the city of Nantes, where the religious wars ... More

Balkan Holocausts?Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

Balkan Holocausts?: Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

David Bruce Macdonald

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064661
eISBN:
9781781700198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064661.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Comparing and contrasting propaganda in Serbia and Croatia from 1986 to 1999, this book analyses each group's contemporary interpretations of history and current events. It offers a detailed ... More

The battle of BritishnessMigrant journeys, 1685 to the present

The battle of Britishness: Migrant journeys, 1685 to the present

Tony Kushner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719066405
eISBN:
9781781704721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This pioneering study of migrant journeys to Britain begins with Huguenot refugees in the 1680s and continues to asylum seekers and east European workers today. Analysing the history and memory of ... More

The BBC and National Identity in Britain, 1922-53

The BBC and National Identity in Britain, 1922-53

Thomas Hajkowski

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079443
eISBN:
9781781702314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079443.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Examining the ways in which the BBC constructed and disseminated British national identity during the second quarter of the twentieth century, this book focuses in a comprehensive way on how the BBC, ... More

The BBC's Irish troublesTelevision, conflict and Northern Ireland

The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Robert Savage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book explores how news and information about the conflict in Northern Ireland was disseminated through the most accessible, powerful and popular form of media: television. It focuses on the BBC ... More

Beastly encounters of the RajLivelihoods, livestock and veterinary health in India, 1790-1920

Beastly encounters of the Raj: Livelihoods, livestock and veterinary health in India, 1790-1920

Saurabh Mishra

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089725
eISBN:
9781781708330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089725.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This study examines several themes such as public health, caste formation, famines, bacteriology, and the nature of the colonial state. These subjects have been studied while focusing on the central ... More

Beat Sound, Beat VisionThe Beat Spirit and Popular Song

Beat Sound, Beat Vision: The Beat Spirit and Popular Song

Laurence Coupe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071126
eISBN:
9781781702079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071126.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book reveals the ideas behind the Beat vision that influenced the Beat sound of the songwriters who followed on from them. Having explored the thinking of Alan Watts, who coined the term ‘Beat ... More

Beckett on ScreenThe Television Plays

Beckett on Screen: The Television Plays

Jonathan Bignell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064203
eISBN:
9781781701867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064203.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This study analyses Samuel Beckett's television plays in relation to the history and theory of television, arguing that they are in dialogue with innovative television traditions connected to ... More

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