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Cheap StreetLondon's street markets and the cultures of informality, c. 1850-1939

Cheap Street: London's street markets and the cultures of informality, c. 1850-1939

Victoria Kelley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719099229
eISBN:
9781526146786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526131706
Subject:
History, Economic History

Cheap Street tells the history of London’s street markets and of the people who bought and sold there. From the 1850s anything that could be bought in a shop in London could also be bought in the ... More

The Bourdieu ParadigmThe Origins and Evolution of an Intellectual Social Project

The Bourdieu Paradigm: The Origins and Evolution of an Intellectual Social Project

Derek Robbins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719099397
eISBN:
9781526146755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127709
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

In two parts, the book examines, first, the attempts of three thinkers of the first half of the twentieth century to reconcile, in different socio-cultural contexts, the legacy of idealist philosophy ... More

The Emergence of Footballing CulturesManchester, 1840-1919

The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Gary James

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book provides a distinctive and original contribution to the historiography of sport, adding considerably to our understanding of the origins of soccer within the Manchester region. It is the ... More

Frantz Fanon, Postcolonialism and the Ethics of Difference

Frantz Fanon, Postcolonialism and the Ethics of Difference

Azzedine Haddour

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719075230
eISBN:
9781526146779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140814
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Fanon, postcolonialism and the ethics of difference raises a host of crucial questions regarding the relevance of Fanon today: in today’s world, where violence and terror have gone global, what ... More

BeautyscapesMapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

Beautyscapes: Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

Ruth Holliday, Meredith Jones, and David Bell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134257
eISBN:
9781526146717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134264
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Beautyscapes explores the rapidly developing global phenomenon of international medical travel, focusing specifically on patient-consumers seeking cosmetic surgery outside their home country and on ... More

A Brief History of Thrift

A Brief History of Thrift

Alison Hulme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book surveys ‘thrift’ through its moral, religious, ethical, political, spiritual and philosophical expressions, focussing in on key moments such as the early Puritans and Post-war rationing, ... More

Egypt of the Saite Pharaohs, 664-525 BC

Egypt of the Saite Pharaohs, 664-525 BC

Roger Forshaw

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140142
eISBN:
9781526146687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140159
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume discusses the history, culture and social conditions of one of the less well-known periods of ancient Egypt, the Saite or 26th Dynasty (664-525 BC). In the 660’s BC Egypt was a ... More

How to be a HistorianScholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Herman Paul (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819
Subject:
History, Social History

What makes a good historian? When historians raise this question, as they have done for centuries, they often do so to highlight that certain personal attitudes or dispositions are indispensable for ... More

Italian Futurism and the Machine

Italian Futurism and the Machine

Katia Pizzi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719097096
eISBN:
9781526146694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121219
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This is the first interdisciplinary exploration of machine culture in Italian futurism after the First World War. The machine was a primary concern for the futuristi. As well as being a material tool ... More

Anarchism and EugenicsAn Unlikely Convergence, 1890-1940

Anarchism and Eugenics: An Unlikely Convergence, 1890-1940

Richard Cleminson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526124463
eISBN:
9781526146663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526124463
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book focuses on the apparently surprising convergence between anarchism and eugenics. By tracing the reception of eugenic ideas within five different anarchist movements –Argentina, England, ... More

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