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African security in the twenty-first centuryChallenges and opportunities

African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the evolving African security paradigm in light of the multitude of diverse threats facing the continent and the international community today and in the decades ahead. It ... More

Byron and Italy

Byron and Italy

Alan Rawes and Diego Saglia (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Byron’s connection with Italy is one of the most familiar facts about British Romanticism. A considerable portion of his legend is linked to his many pronouncements about the country (where he lived ... More

Centre-left parties and the European UnionPower, accountability and democracy

Centre-left parties and the European Union: Power, accountability and democracy

Isabelle Hertner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526120335
eISBN:
9781526136152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120335.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Does European integration contribute to, or even accelerate, the erosion of intra-party democracy? This book is about improving our understanding of political parties as democratic organisations in ... More

The challenge of the sublimeFrom Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

The challenge of the sublime: From Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

Hélène Ibata

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526117397
eISBN:
9781526136114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117397.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The challenge of the sublime argues that the unprecedented visual inventiveness of the Romantic period in Britain could be seen as a response to theories of the sublime, more specifically to Edmund ... More

The church as sacred space in Middle English literature and culture

The church as sacred space in Middle English literature and culture

Laura Varnam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781784994174
eISBN:
9781526132420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994174.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The church as sacred space places the reader at the heart of medieval religious life, standing inside the church with the medieval laity in order to ask what the church meant to them and why. It ... More

Creating characterTheories of nature and nurture in Victorian sensation fiction

Creating character: Theories of nature and nurture in Victorian sensation fiction

Helena Ifill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781784995133
eISBN:
9781526136275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995133.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the range of ways in which the two leading sensation authors of the 1860s, Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Wilkie Collins, engaged with nineteenth-century ideas about how the ... More

Debating Tudor policy in sixteenth-century Ireland'Reform' treatises and political discourse

Debating Tudor policy in sixteenth-century Ireland: 'Reform' treatises and political discourse

David Heffernan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526118165
eISBN:
9781526136138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118165.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the sixteenth-century officials and interested parties in Ireland composed hundreds of papers on crown policy in the country and sent them to the metropolitan government in England. The ... More

Engendering an avant-gardeThe unsettled lansdcapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism

Engendering an avant-garde: The unsettled lansdcapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism

Leah Modigliani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526101198
eISBN:
9781526135957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101198.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Engendering an avant-garde: the unsettled landscapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism is the first book to comprehensively examine the origins of Vancouver photo-conceptualism in its regional context ... More

From Republic to RestorationLegacies and Departures

From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures

Janet Clare (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780719089688
eISBN:
9781526135872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089688.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume challenges a traditional period divide of 1660, exploring continuities with the decades of civil war, the Republic and Restoration and shedding new light on religious, political and ... More

Frontiers of servitudeSlavery in narratives of the early French Atlantic

Frontiers of servitude: Slavery in narratives of the early French Atlantic

Michael Harrigan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122261
eISBN:
9781526136183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122261.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Based on original research into little-examined printed and archival sources, this book explores the fundamental ideas behind early French thinking about Atlantic slavery by asking three central ... More

Intellectual disabilityA conceptual history, 1200-1900

Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, and Tim Stainton (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This collection explores how concepts of intellectual or learning disability evolved from a range of influences, gradually developing from earlier and decidedly distinct concepts, including ‘idiocy’ ... More

The International Co-operative Alliance and the consumer co-operative movement in northern Europe, c. 1860-1939

The International Co-operative Alliance and the consumer co-operative movement in northern Europe, c. 1860-1939

Mary Hilson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100801
eISBN:
9781526135919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100801.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The consumer co-operative movement was one of the most important popular movements in inter-war Europe, but remains under-researched by historians in comparison to other social movements, especially ... More

John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

John of Salisbury and the medieval Roman renaissance

Irene O'Daly

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109491
eISBN:
9781526132338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109491.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

John of Salisbury (c. 1120–80) is a key figure of the twelfth-century renaissance. A student at the cosmopolitan schools of medieval Paris, an associate of Thomas Becket and an acute commentator on ... More

Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Lucy Bland and Richard Carr (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109293
eISBN:
9781526136015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109293.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume offers a series of new essays on the British left – broadly interpreted – during the First World War. Dealing with grassroots case studies of unionism from Bristol to the North East of ... More

Nobility and patrimony in modern France

Nobility and patrimony in modern France

Elizabeth C. Macknight

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526120519
eISBN:
9781526136169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120519.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Châteaux and landed estates, family portraits, names, titles and coats of arms are symbols of aristocratic identity and integral to the collective memory of nobility. In this study of tangible and ... More

Nostalgia and the post-war Labour PartyPrisoners of the past

Nostalgia and the post-war Labour Party: Prisoners of the past

Richard Jobson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526113306
eISBN:
9781526136039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113306.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the impact that nostalgia has had on the Labour Party’s political development since 1951. In contrast to existing studies that have emphasised the role played by modernity, it ... More

The politics of identityPlace, space and discourse

The politics of identity: Place, space and discourse

Christine Agius and Dean Keep (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526110244
eISBN:
9781526136022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Identity is often regarded as something that is possessed by individuals, states, and other agents. In this edited collection, identity is explored across a range of approaches and under-explored ... More

Reconstructing modernitySpace, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

Reconstructing modernity: Space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

James Greenhalgh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114143
eISBN:
9781526136060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114143.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Reconstructing modernity assesses the character of approaches to rebuilding British cities during the decades after the Second World War. It explores the strategies of spatial governance that sought ... More

Reformation without endReligion, politics and the past in post-revolutionary England

Reformation without end: Religion, politics and the past in post-revolutionary England

Robert G. Ingram

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526126948
eISBN:
9781526136244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126948.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Reformation without end reinterprets the English Reformation. No one in eighteenth-century England thought that they lived during ‘the Enlightenment’. Instead, they thought that they still faced the ... More

Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915Rereading the fin de siècle

Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915: Rereading the fin de siècle

Victoria Margree, Daniel Orrells, and Minna Vuohelainen (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526124340
eISBN:
9781526136206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124340.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This collection of essays seeks to question the security of our assumptions about the fin de siècle by exploring the fiction of Richard Marsh, an important but neglected professional author. Richard ... More

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