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Liverpool University Press

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  • American Creolesby Martin Munro; Celia Britton

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    This book examines the cultural, social, and historical affinities between the Francophone Caribbean and the American South, considering figures as diverse as Barack Obama, Frantz Fanon, Miles Davis, James Brown, Edouard Glissant, William Faulkner, Maryse Condé and Lafcadio Hearn. more...

  • Anarchist Seeds beneath the Snowby David Goodway

    Liverpool University Press 2006; US$ 90.00

    From William Morris to Oscar Wilde to George Orwell, left-libertarian thought has long been an important but neglected part of British cultural and political history. In Anarchist Seeds beneath the Snow, David Goodway seeks to recover and revitalize that indigenous anarchist tradition. This book succeeds as simultaneously a cultural history of left-libertarian... more...

  • Back to Modern Reasonby Arne Jarrick

    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 70.00

    A revised and translated edition of Mot det moderna förnuftet, published in 1992. Utilising the diaries from the 1780s of Johan Hjerpe, the study focuses on the specific world of Hjerpe in terms of trade, social conditions and contemporary social life in Stockholm. more...

  • Beastly Journeysby Tim Youngs

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    A critical exploration of travel, animals and shape-changing in fin de siècle literature. more...

  • Breeding Supermanby Dan Stone

    Liverpool University Press 2002; US$ 75.00

    Before the First World War there existed an intellectual turmoil in Britain as great as any in Germany, France or Russia, as the debates over Nietzsche and eugenics in the context of early modernism reveal. With the rise of fascism after 1918, these debates became more ideologically driven, with science and vitalist philosophy being hailed in some... more...

  • Building Peace in Northern Irelandby Maria Power

    Liverpool University Press 2011; US$ 125.00

    Since the onset of the troubles in the 1960s, people in Northern Ireland have been working together to bring about a peaceful, non-violent end to the conflict. This collection is the first to examine the different forms of peace and reconciliation work that have taken place. It brings together an international group of scholars to examine initiatives... more...

  • The Business of Musicby Michael Talbot

    Liverpool University Press 2002; US$ 75.00

    Is business, for music, a regrettable necessity or a spur to creativity? Are there limits to the influence that economic factors can or should exert on the musical imagination and its product? In the eleven essays contained in this book the authors wrestle with these questions from the perspective of their chosen area of research. The range is wide:... more...

  • Byron in Genevaby David Ellis

    Liverpool University Press 2011; US$ 50.00

    In 1816, following the scandalous collapse of his marriage, Lord Byron left England forever. His first destination was the Villa Diodati by Lake Geneva where he stayed together with Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Godwin, Claire Clairmont and John Polidori. Byron in Geneva focuses sharply on the poet’s life in the summer of that year, a famous time... more...

  • Calixthe Beyalaby Nicki Hitchcott

    Liverpool University Press 2006; US$ 70.00

    As the most successful female writer from Francophone Africa, Calixthe Beyala occupies an unusual place in French literary and popular culture. Her novels are bestsellers, and she appears regularly on French television and radio, yet her reputation has in recent years been tarnished by allegations of plagiarism. She is lauded both as a consecrated,... more...

  • Catholicism, Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century Franceby Kay Chadwick

    Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 75.00

    Catholicism, once the protean monster, still functions as a complex component of French identity. No consideration of modern France would be complete without reference to the enduring impact and influence of Catholicism on the life of the nation. This volume sets out to capture some of the variety and significance of the Catholic phenomenon in twentieth-century... more...