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- Windgather Press 2009; US$ 25.00
Of all Britain's great archaeological monuments the Iron Age hillforts have arguably had the most profound impact on the landscape, if only because there are so many; yet we know very little about them. Were they recognised as being something special by those who created them or is the 'hillfort' purely an archaeologists' 'construct'?... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 21.00
Walker Brown was born with a genetic mutation so rare that doctors call it an orphan syndrome: perhaps 300 people around the world also live with it. Walker turns twelve in 2008, but he weighs only 54 pounds, is still in diapers, can?t speak and needs to wear special cuffs on his arms so that he can?t continually hit himself. ?Sometimes watching him,?... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 16.99
A New York Times Top 10 Book of 2011 "[A]n intimate glimpse into the life of a family that cares around the clock for a disabled child, that gets so close to the love and despair, and the complex questions the life of such a child raises...It is a beautiful book, heartfelt and profound, warm and wise." ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
The book challenges the orthodox argument that rural populations which abandoned self-sufficiency to become single commodity producers, and were supposedly very vulnerable to the commodity price collapse of the 1930s Depression, did not suffer as much as has been supposed. It shows how the effects of the depression were complicated, varying between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
The great inter-war depression has long been seen as an unprecedented economic disaster for the peoples of the non-European world. This book, with its detailed assessment of the impact of the depression on the economies of Africa and Asia, challenges the orthodox view, and is essential reading for those with a teaching or research interest in the... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2011; Not Available
Combines historical rigour with an analysis of dramatic contexts, themes and formsThe 17 contributors explore the longstanding and vibrant Scottish dramatic tradition and the important developments in Scottish dramatic writing and theatre, with particular attention to the last 100 years.The first part of the volume covers Scottish drama from the earliest... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available
An historically and critically sound - and contemporary - evaluation of tartan and tartanry based on proper contextualisation and coherent analysis. This critical re-evaluation of one of the more controversial aspects of recent debates on Scottish culture draws together contributions from leading researchers in a wide variety of disciplines, resulting... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2003; US$ 19.00
The Gateway Theatre Company between 1953 and 1965 was a major force in developing modern Scottish theatre, moving in 1965 to become the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company. The Gateway Theatre and its company were therefore highly influential in the development of theatre in Scotland. They encouraged new writing and young performers to establish a vibrant... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99
The Psychology of Racing for Dinghies and Keelboats is an inspirational practical guide to mind training for racing sailors. Aimed at aspiring dinghy sailors as well as yacht racers, the style is light, friendly and conversational - designed to inspire, guide and promote positive analytical thinking amongst racers of all levels, with the aim of... more...