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  • Oil and Gas Lawby Greg Gordon; John Paterson; Emre Usenmez

    Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 200.00

    This highly successful book brings together academic and practising lawyers to consider the key regulatory and contractual dimensions of the mature hydrocarbon province. Now in its second edition, the text has been fully updated. New chapters look at Energy Security, Law and Technology in the Oil Field and Acquisitions and Disposals. more...

  • Get Set for Teacher Trainingby Don Skinner

    Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 19.88

    This is a guide to getting the most out of a teacher training course in the United Kingdom. It covers both primary and secondary teaching and is suitable for students following undergraduate, postgraduate or alternative routes. The book gives a clear idea of what to expect from such courses, how to succeed on them and so make the best possible start... more...

  • Media and Ethnic Minoritiesby Valarie Alia; Simone Bull

    Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 107.46

    Volumes in the Media Topics series critically examine the core subject areas within Media Studies. Each volume offers a critical overview as well as an original Intervention into the subject. Volume topics include: media theory and practice, history, policy, ethics, politics, discourse, culture and audience. Media and Ethnic Minorities Valerie Alia... more...

  • An Introduction to Early Modern Englishby Terttu Nevalainen

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 83.56

    An introduction to Early Modern English, this book helps students of English and linguistics to place the language of the period 1500-1700 in its historical context as a language with a common core; but also as one which varies across time, regionally and socially, and according to register. more...

  • Cognitive Linguisticsby Vyvyan Evans; Melanie Green

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 49.73

    Provides an introduction to cognitive linguistics. This book is divided into three main sections, a 'background' section, introducing cognitive linguistic approaches to a range of topics; a section on semantics; and a grammar section. It is a useful reference for scholars in linguistics and neighbouring disciplines. more...

  • The Lives of Scottish Womenby William Knox

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 107.46

    The nineteenth and twentieth centuries witnessed great changes in women's position in Scotland. This work tells the stories of ten women, providing evidence of the contribution made by women to the shaping of modern Scotland. Each is the subject of a chapter devoted to her particular story and the times in which she lived. more...

  • John Mills and British Cinemaby Gill Plain

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 107.46

    A study of masculinity, national identity and the screen persona of the actor John Mills. This work questions how it was possible for an actor to embody national identity. It explores the cultural contexts in which Mills and the nation became synonymous, and offers a perspective on 40 years of cinema and social change. more...

  • The Judiciary, Civil Liberties and Human Rightsby Steven Foster

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 19.88

    Considers the constitutional position of the judiciary and its role in shaping the individual's relations with the state. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the history of civil liberties and human rights in the UK, and the judiciary's role in upholding them, and an appreciation of the importance of political accountability. more...

  • British Government and Politicsby Duncan Watts

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 25.85

    Provides an introduction to British Government and Politics with comparative element. This book examines the institutions and practices of British government and politics and makes selective comparisons with the experience of other countries, mainly liberal democracies. It also explores three examples from overseas. more...

  • Citizenship in Britainby Derek Heater

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 107.46

    An introduction to the varieties of citizenship in Britain, from the Middle Ages to the contemporary times. This work introduces both the status and understanding of citizenship in practice and the theoretical and advisory writings on the subject, and explores their inter-relationships. It examines key themes like local and national strata. more...