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Non-Western responses to terrorism

Non-Western responses to terrorism

Michael J. Boyle (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526105813
eISBN:
9781526135988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105813.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This edited collection surveys how non-Western states have responded to the threats of domestic and international terrorism in ways consistent with and reflective of their broad historical, ... More

Cooking up a revolutionFood Not Bombs, Homes Not Jails, and resistance to gentrification

Cooking up a revolution: Food Not Bombs, Homes Not Jails, and resistance to gentrification

Sean Parson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526107350
eISBN:
9781526142023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107350.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

On Labor Day in 1988 two hundred hungry and homeless people went to Golden Gate Park in search of a hot meal, while fifty-four activists from Food Not Bombs, surrounded by riot police, lined up to ... More

Ekphrastic encountersNew interdisciplinary essays on literature and the visual arts

Ekphrastic encounters: New interdisciplinary essays on literature and the visual arts

David Kennedy and Richard Meek (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526125798
eISBN:
9781526141965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125798.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a comprehensive reassessment of ekphrasis: the verbal representation of visual art. In the past twenty five years numerous books and articles have appeared covering different aspects ... More

Margaret HarknessWriting social engagement 1880-1921

Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Flore Janssen and Lisa Robertson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This volume is the first to bring together research on the life and work of the author, activist, and traveller Margaret Harkness, who wrote under the pseudonym ‘John Law’. The collection ... More

Queer exceptionsSolo performance in neoliberal times

Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Stephen Greer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526113696
eISBN:
9781526141941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113696.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is a study of solo performance in the UK and western Europe since the turn of millennium that explores the contentious relationship between identity, individuality and the demands of ... More

Solvent FormArt and destruction

Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Jared Pappas-Kelley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Solvent form examines the destruction of art—through objects that have been destroyed (lost in fires, floods, vandalism, or similarly those artists that actively court or represent this destruction, ... More

Unlimited actionThe performance of extremity in the 1970s

Unlimited action: The performance of extremity in the 1970s

Dominic Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091605
eISBN:
9781526141958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091605.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Unlimited action concerns the limits imposed upon art and life, and the means by which artists have exposed, refused, or otherwise reshaped the horizon of aesthetics and of the practice of art, by ... More

Above SeaContemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Jenny Lin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526132604
eISBN:
9781526139047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Shanghai, long known as mainland China’s most cosmopolitan metropolis, has recently re-emerged as a global capital. Above sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai ... More

Academic ambassadors, Pacific alliesAustralia, America and the Fulbright Program

Academic ambassadors, Pacific allies: Australia, America and the Fulbright Program

Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526128973
eISBN:
9781526142030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526128973.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book recounts the history of the Fulbright Program in Australia, locating academic exchange in the context of US cultural diplomacy and revealing a complex relationship between governments, ... More

Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Helen M. Hickey, Anne McKendry, and Melissa Raine (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

For 700 years, Geoffrey Chaucer has spoken to scholars and amateurs alike. How does his work speak to us in the twenty-first century? This volume provides a unique vantage point for responding to ... More

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