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Liverpool University Press

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  • Martin Mereby Audrey Coney; W. G. Hale

    Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 25.00

    A drive through the area of Lancashire inland from the seaside resort of Southport takes you through miles of fertile agricultural land dotted with farms and smallholdings. Road signs pointing to such places as ‘Mereside’, ‘Mere Brow’ and ‘Mere Sands Wood’ suggest the origin of these peaty soils, because in the seventeenth... more...

  • Knowledge and Learning in the Andesby Henry Stobart; Rosaleen Howard

    Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 28.50

    The aim of this book is to explore the current research into the ways in which Andean peoples create, transmit, maintain and transform their knowledge in culturally significant ways, and how processes of teaching and learning relate to these. The contributions, from eminent researchers in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics, include... more...

  • Writing Liverpoolby Deryn Rees Jones; Michael Murphy

    Liverpool University Press 2007; US$ 65.00

    Roger McGough, Levi Tafari, Willy Russell, Terence Davies, James Hanley, George Garrett, J.G. Farrell, Brian Patten, Adrian Henri, Beryl Bainbridge, Jimmy McGovern, Alan Bleasdale, Helen Forrester, Lyn Andrews, Margaret Murphy, Clive Barker, Ramsey Campbell... no matter what the genre Liverpool seems to have generated some of the most provocative and... more...

  • The Thing About Roy Fisherby John Kerrigan; Peter Robinson

    Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 70.00

    The Thing about Roy Fisher is the first critical book to be dedicated to the work of this outstanding poet, who has won many admirers for his explorations of the modem city, his experiments with perception and sensory experience, his jazz-inspired prose, and his political and cultural comedies. The collection brings together a distinguished group of... more...

  • Child Welfare and Social Action from the Nineteenth Century to the Presentby Jon Lawrence; Pat Starkey

    Liverpool University Press 2001; US$ 75.00

    This collection of twelve essays represents an important contribution to the understanding of child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. They challenge many assumptions about the history of childhood and child welfare policy and cover a variety of themes including the physical and sexual abuse of children, forced child... more...

  • Social Theory after the Holocaustby Robert Fine; Charles Turner

    Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 70.00

    This collection of essays explores the character and quality of the Holocaust’s impact and the abiding legacy it has left for social theory. The premise which informs the contributions is that, ten years after its publication, Zygmunt Bauman’s claim that social theory has either failed to address the Holocaust or protected itself from its... more...

  • War, Government and Power in Late Medieval Franceby Christopher Allmand

    Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 70.00

    The essays in this volume portray the public life of late medieval France as that country established its position as a leader of western European society in the early modern world. A central theme is the contribution made by contemporary writers, chroniclers and commentators, such as Jean Froissart, William Worcester and Philippe de Commynes, to our... more...

  • Transformationsby Mike Ashley

    Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 85.00

    Transformations is the second volume in the three-volume History of the Science-Fiction Magazine . This volume covers the period from 1950 to 1970, which was both a turbulent time in magazine history and, at least in part, the true Golden Age of the science-fiction magazine. It was a period of boom and bust: for a moment the science-fiction magazine... more...

  • Irish, Catholic and Scouseby John Belchem

    Liverpool University Press 2007; US$ 65.00

    Liverpool in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was a great cultural melting pot and processing point of migration from Europe to the USA. The Irish in particular crossed to Liverpool in their tens of thousands before setting out across the Atlantic. Here for the first time acclaimed historian John Belchem offers a ground-breaking and extensive... more...

  • HIV Storiesby Jean-Pierre Boulé

    Liverpool University Press 2002; US$ 70.00

    This book draws attention to the existence in France of an AIDS literature from 1985 to 1988 before AIDS writing became either a widely recognised genre or a culturally influential form of writing. It is a predominantly literary critical study, informed by gender studies and psychoanalytic criticism in its readings of individual texts, and interwoven... more...