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- Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00
During the 1990s Rio de Janeiro earned the epithet of divided city, an image underscored by the contrast between its upper-class buildings and nearby hillside favelas. The citys cultural production, however, has been shaped by porous boundaries and multi-ethnic encounters. Drawing on a broad range of historical, theoretical... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 30.00
No Heavenly Delusion? analyses three movements of communal living, the Kibbutz, the Bruderhof and the Integrierte Gemeinde, all of which can trace their origins to the German Youth Movement of the first part of the twentieth century. The book looks at the alternative societies and economies the movements have created, their interactions with the wider... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2001; US$ 70.00
The World that is the Book offers an in-depth analysis of Paul Austers fiction. It explores the rich literary and cultural sources that Auster taps into in order to create compelling stories that investigate the nature of language, the workings of chance, and the individuals complex relations with the world at large. Whereas most Auster... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 95.00
Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy from 1467 to 1477, maintained much closer relations than had any of his three predecessors with the various states that made up what we know today as Italy. This was partly a result of his abiding suspicion of his feudal overlord, King Louis XI of France, and his search for allies against the growing power of his... more...
- Liverpool University Press 1988; US$ 60.00
The concept of The Williams Dictionary arose from the frequent observation of the misuse of terminology in the literature of biomaterials and associated fields. As engineers struggle both to read and to write papers that address biological and clinical issues, and clinical scientists themselves become involved in engineering matters, there has been... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 75.00
Word and music studies is a relatively young discipline that has nonetheless generated a substantial amount of work. Recent studies in the field have embraced music in literature (word music, formal parallels to music in literature, verbal music), music and literarature (vocal music) and literature in music (programme music). Other positions have been... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2006; US$ 85.00
The works of Mervyn Peake have fascinated readers for sixty years. His Gormenghast sequence of novels recently serialized to great acclaim by the BBC stands as one of the great imaginative accomplishments of twentieth-century literature. In The Voice of the Heart , G. Peter Winnington, the worlds foremost expert on Peake, sets his... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2006; US$ 49.50
Children Remembered discusses the relationship between parents and children in the past, exploring the experience of parental grief over four centuries in America, England and France. The book engages with the hypothesis of parental indifference associated with the French cultural historian Philippe Ariès by analysing the changing... more...
- Liverpool University Press 1998; US$ 30.00
Following the devastation of the war in Bosnia, the European Union formed the European Union Administration of Mostar (EUAM) and John Yarwood a widely experienced architect, town planner and project manager worked as Director of Reconstruction for EUAM for the whole of the period of its mandate, from 1994 to 1996. On behalf of the international... more...
- Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 25.00
This novel, one of two collaborations between Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford, is one of the earliest to be concerned with modern, mechanical culture, and as such foreshadowed other writers such as George Orwell and Aldous Huxley. Symbolising the collapse of old treasured political values at the turn of the century and underlining the urgency of... more...