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Edinburgh University Press

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  • Scottish Godsby Steve Bruce

    Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 120.00

    Describes and explains over a century of religious change in Scotland, from the largely devout Presbyterian country of 1900, to the diverse, more secular society of today. Steve Bruce bases his study on a career’s worth of historical, ethnographic and statistical research. more...

  • Music Video and the Politics of Representationby Diane Railton; Paul Watson

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 65.00

    How can we engage critically with music video and its role in popular culture? What do contemporary music videos have to tell us about patterns of cultural identity today? Based around an eclectic series of vivid case studies, this fresh and timely examin more...

  • The Contemporary British Novelby James Acheson; Sarah Ross

    Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 117.41

    Written by some of the world's finest contemporary literature specialists, the specially commissioned essays in this volume examine the work of more than twenty major British novelists. Focusing largely on authors whose first novels have appeared since 1980, the essays provide expert and original analysis of the most recent trends in the theory and... more...

  • Film Remakesby Constantine Verevis

    Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 107.46

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive and systematic account of the phenomenon of cinematic remaking. Drawing upon recent theories of genre and intertextuality, Film Remakes describes remaking as both an elastic concept and a complex situation, one enabled and limited by the interrelated roles and practices of industry, critics and audiences.... more...

  • Media Talkby Andrew Tolson

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 119.40

    Offers a perspective on some key issues in contemporary media studies. Adapting perspectives derived from "Discourse and Conversation Analysis", this approach investigates distinctive forms of mediated speech on TV and radio. more...

  • Gender in Scottish History Since 1700by Lynn Abrams; Eleanor Gordon; Deborah Simonton; Elieen Janes Yeo

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 119.40

    Offers a gendered perspective on Scotland's past. This work starts from the assumption that gender is integral to our understanding of the ways in which societies in the past were organised. Each chapter engages with one key theme from Scottish historiography, asking what happens when women are added to the story. more...

  • Get Set for Study Abroadby Thomas Barron

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 19.88

    Suitable for students who are thinking of studying outside the UK as part of their home degree and for others who want to know what is involved. This book takes you through the whole process, from finding out about the opportunities available and making your selection of a programme, to completing the studies and returning home. more...

  • Linguistic Awareness in Multilingualsby Ulrike Jessner

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 107.46

    Investigates the key role of linguistic awareness in third language acquisition. This book discusses cognitive and psycholinguistic aspects of third language acquisition and trilingualism, and explores the key role of linguistic awareness in multilingual proficiency and language learning. more...

  • The Civil War in American Cultureby Will Kaufman

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 31.82

    Focuses upon the place of the Civil War across the sweep of American cultural forms and practices, and reveals links between historical events and contemporary culture. This work introduces a discussion of ante-bellum culture and the part cultural forces played in the sectional crisis that exploded into full-blown war in 1861. more...

  • Twentieth-Century German Political Thoughtby Peter M. R. Stirk

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 139.30

    Offers an account of German political thought emphasising its diversity and contested nature. This book gives an overview of the subject that allows access to unknown figures as well as the 'names' of the tradition, and a demonstration of the political significance of figures better known in other disciplines including law and sociology. more...