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There is no soundtrackRethinking art, media, and the audio-visual contract

There is no soundtrack: Rethinking art, media, and the audio-visual contract

Ming-Yuen S. Ma

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526142122
eISBN:
9781526155535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142139
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

There is no soundtrack is a specific yet expansive study of sound tactics deployed in experimental media art today. It analyses how audio and visual elements interact and produce meaning, drawing ... More

Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Radhika Desai and Kari Polanyi Levitt (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Karl Polanyi (1886–1964) returned to public discourse in the 1990s, when the Soviet Union imploded and globalization erupted. Best known for The Great Transformation, Polanyi’s wide-ranging thought ... More

social significance of dining out, TheA study of continuity and change

social significance of dining out, The: A study of continuity and change

Alan Warde, Jessica Paddock, and Jennifer Whillans

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526134752
eISBN:
9781526155474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134769
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The book reports on a major mixed-methods research project on dining out in England. It is a re-study of the populations of three cities – London, Bristol and Preston – based on a unique systematic ... More

Beyond the HappeningPerformance art and the politics of communication

Beyond the Happening: Performance art and the politics of communication

Catherine Spencer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526144454
eISBN:
9781526155573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144461
Subject:
Art, Art History

Beyond the Happening uncovers the heterogeneous, uniquely interdisciplinary performance-based works that emerged in the aftermath of the early Happenings. Although by the mid-1960s Happenings were ... More

Gentry culture and the politics of religionCheshire on the eve of civil war

Gentry culture and the politics of religion: Cheshire on the eve of civil war

Richard Cust and Peter Lake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526114402
eISBN:
9781526155436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114426
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book aims to revisit the county study as a way into understanding the dynamics of the English civil war during the 1640s. It explores gentry culture and the extent to which early Stuart Cheshire ... More

Anna of DenmarkThe material and visual culture of the Stuart courts, 1589-1619

Anna of Denmark: The material and visual culture of the Stuart courts, 1589-1619

Jemma Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526142498
eISBN:
9781526155542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526142504
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book analyses Anna of Denmark’s material and visual patronage at the Stuart courts, examining her engagement with a wide array of expressive media including architecture, garden design, ... More

Anthropology after GluckmanThe Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Anthropology after Gluckman: The Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Richard Werbner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526138002
eISBN:
9781526155498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138019
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology after Gluckman places the intimate circle around Max Gluckman, his Manchester School, in the vanguard of modern social anthropology. The book discloses the School’s intense, ... More

DisplacementGlobal conversations on refuge

Displacement: Global conversations on refuge

Silvia Pasquetti and Romola Sanyal (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526123466
eISBN:
9781526155443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526123473
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

At a time when the world is faced with an unprecedented and growing number of people being displaced around the world, scholars strive to make sense of what appear to be constantly unfolding ... More

The road to BrexitA cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Ina Habermann (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This timely collection explores British attitudes to continental Europe that explain the Brexit decision. Analysing British discourses of Europe and the impact of British Euroscepticism, the book ... More

Women of warGender, modernity and the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry

Women of war: Gender, modernity and the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry

Juliette Pattinson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145659
eISBN:
9781526155580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145666
Subject:
History, Social History

Women of War is an examination of gender modernity using the world’s longest established women’s military organisation, the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, as a case study. Formed in 1907 and still ... More

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