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- Copyright Group 2014; US$ 2.59
Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE was born on 7 September 1887 in Scarborough in the North Riding of Yorkshire. Edith was the oldest child and only daughter of her wildly eccentric and unloving parents. Her father, believing she had a spinal deformation, imposed upon her a ?cure? which involved locking her into an iron frame. In 1913 Edith began to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95
This unique study investigates the ways in which the staging convention of direct address - talking to the audience - can construct selfhood, for Shakespeare's characters. By focusing specifically on the relationship between performer and audience, Talking to the Audience examines what happens when the audience are in the presence of a dramatic figure... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
The author offers a reassessment of how women's experience of work in 18th- century England was affected by industrialization and other elements of economic, social and technological change.; This study focuses on the household, the most important unit of production in the 18th century. Hill examines the work done by the women of the household, not... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95
This revealing book explores the processes of racialization, class and gender, and examines how these processes play out in the everyday lives of white women living in London with young children. Bridget Byrne analyzes the flexibility of racialized discourse in everyday life, whilst simultaneously arguing for a radical deconstruction of the notions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 66.95
Drawing together a wide range of literature, this original book combines social theory with elements from the built environment disciplines to provide insight into how and why we build places and dwell in spaces that are at once contradictory, confining, liberating and illuminating. This groundbreaking book deals with topical issues, which are... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00
Presents a view of action research as a methodology suited to researching the processes of innovation and change, which goes beyond describing, analyzing and theorizing practices to reconstruct and transform those practices. This book is for students and practitioner researchers in education, health and management, and government agencies. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This book asks about the cultural and political meanings of spiritualism in the Nineteenth century United States. In order to re-assess both transatlantic spiritualism and the culture in which it emerged, Bennet locates spiritualism within a highly technologized transatlantic capitalist culture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
The first serious academic study of obituaries, this book focuses on how societies remember. Bridget Fowler makes great use of the theories of Pierre Bordieu, arguing that obituaries are one important component in society's collective memory. This book, the first of its kind, will find a place on every serious sociology scholar's bookshelves. more...