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  • The Strange Death of Father Candyby Les Roberts

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 35.99

    Vietnam veteran Dominick Candiotti has been long estranged from his family. His late parents were close to the ruling mob clan in Youngstown, his sister was a bad-tempered and dissatisfied nag, and his middle brother was a corruptible police lieutenant. But in 1985, their oldest brother Richard Candiotti---beloved by every Italian Catholic in Youngstown... more...

  • Film, Mobility and Urban Spaceby Les Roberts

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 57.00

    Drawing on multi-disciplinary debates surrounding the cultural production of place, space and memory in the post-industrial city, Film, Mobility and Urban Space explores the role of moving images in representations and perceptions of everyday urban landscapes. The arguments put forward in the book are based on a case study of Liverpool in the north... more...

  • Mapping Culturesby Les Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    An interdisciplinary collection exploring the practices and cultures of mapping in the arts, humanities and social sciences. It features contributions from scholars in critical cartography, social anthropology, film and cultural studies, literary studies, art and visual culture, marketing, museum studies, architecture, and popular music studies. more...

  • Film, Mobility and Urban Spaceby Les Roberts

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 69.99

    Drawing on multi-disciplinary debates surrounding the cultural production of place, space and memory in the post-industrial city, Film, Mobility and Urban Space explores the role of moving images in representations and perceptions of everyday urban landscapes. The arguments put forward in the book are based on a case study of Liverpool in the north... more...

  • Ignoranceby MichÁ¨le Roberts

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99

    After every war there are stories that are locked away like bluebottles in drawers and kept silent. But sometimes the past can return: in the smell of carbolic soap, in whispers darting through a village after mass, in the colour of an undelivered letter. Jeanne Nerin and Marie-Angčle Baudry grow up, side by side yet apart, in the village of Ste... more...

  • The City and the Moving Imageby Dr Richard Koeck; Dr Les Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00

    This edited collection explores the relationship between urban space, architecture and the moving image. Drawing on interdisciplinary approaches to film and moving image practices, the book explores the recent developments in research on film and urban landscapes, pointing towards new theoretical and methodological frameworks for discussion. more...

  • Liminal Landscapesby Hazel Andrews; Les Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00

    Ideas and concepts of liminality have long shaped debates around the uses and practices of space in constructions of identity, particularly in relation to different forms of travel such as tourism, migration and pilgrimage, and the social, cultural and experiential landscapes associated with these and other mobilities. The ritual, performative and... more...

  • Locating the Moving Imageby Julia Hallam; Les Roberts

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    Leading scholars in the interdisciplinary field of geo-spatial visual studies examine the social experience of cinema and the different ways in which film production developed as a commercial enterprise, as a leisure activity, and as modes of expression and communication. Their research charts new pathways in mapping the relationship between film... more...

  • Sites of Popular Music Heritageby Sara Cohen; Robert Knifton; Marion Leonard; Les Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This volume examines the location of memories and histories of popular music and its multiple pasts, exploring the different ?places? in which popular music can be situated, including the local physical site, the museum storeroom and exhibition space, and the digitized archive and display space made possible by the internet. Contributors from a broad... more...

  • Glasgow Crimefighterby Les Brown; Robert Jeffrey

    Black & White Publishing 2005; US$ 1.99

    For decades, a war to control Glasgow’s streets has been waged. On one side are some of the most violent and dangerous criminals in the world and, on the other, a police force with officers as hard as the gangsters, striving to keep the city safe. In GLASGOW CRIMEFIGHTER, legendary detective Les Brown tells the extraordinary and controversial... more...