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University Of Hertfordshire Press

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  • All Change!by Damian Le Bas; Thomas Acton

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    Offering new perspectives on the Romani experience, this volume investigates the culture?s origins, history, and identity. Written by leading Romani scholars, this authoritative account considers various topics, including how linguistics has clarified the origins of the Roma, how Gypsies have been classified in Russian research, and how the history... more...

  • Mentor Development for Teacher Trainingby Anne Punter

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2007; US$ 15.99

    The 34 scenarios that make up this book are based upon real-life teacher-trainee issues. They are designed to stimulate analysis of those issues, to help the formulation of possible approaches to deal with them, and to promote reflection on the role of the mentor as a practitioner, advisor, critical friend, and assessor. There is no single solution... more...

  • Teachers' Legal Rights and Responsibilitiesby Jon Berry

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 7.99

    This invaluable guide to teachers' legal rights and responsibilities is written for those training to teach and those already in the profession. Although entirely authoritative, it avoids, as far as possible, legal jargon and technical language and is not intended as a comprehensive volume about the law. Rather, it provides teachers in England and... more...

  • Thorps in a Changing Landscapeby Paul Cullen; Richard Jones; David Parsons

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 23.99

    Considering the minor settlements of England?s Danelaw—villages known as thorps or throps—this history demonstrates how place-name evidence can be used to understand early cultures. By integrating linguistic and archaeological approaches, it establishes a compelling connection between the creation of these place-names and the fundamental changes taking... more...

  • Selling Shakespeare to Hollywoodby Emma French

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2006; US$ 23.99

    Breaking from traditional critiques of Shakespeare films based on either the aesthetics of the films or on a comparison between the film and source text, this new analysis of recent Shakespeare movies seeks to explain what makes such films commercial successes. Focusing particularly on three sub-genres?the teen Shakespeare film, the hybrid Shakespeare... more...

  • Lena Ashwellby Margaret Leask

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    Skillfully written and complemented with photos, this biography is the first to honor British actress-manager Lena Ashwell. In a rapidly changing world, Ashwell was crucial to the advancement of women in English theater and in the formation of the National Theater. The book highlights the inspiring woman?s other valuable accomplishments as well, including... more...

  • New Directions in Local History Since Hoskinsby Christopher Dyer; Andrew Hopper; Evelyn Lord; Nigel Tringham

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 25.99

    Utilizing the techniques developed by renowned local historian W. G. Hoskins in his landmark study published 50 years ago, Local History in England , this book demonstrates how local history has evolved as a discipline over the last half century. Fifteen historians write about a variety of local history subjects that are significant in their own... more...

  • The Roma Struggle for Compensation in Post-War Germanyby Julia von dem Knesebeck

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 31.99

    Thirty years passed before it was accepted—in West Germany and elsewhere—that the Roma (Gypsies) of Germany had been Holocaust victims. Drawing upon a substantial body of previously unseen sources, this record examines the history of the Roma struggle for recognition as racially persecuted victims of National Socialism in postwar Germany. Looking... more...

  • The Politics of the Pantomimeby Jill Sullivan

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Dynamic and unique, this history examines pantomime productions in the English provinces—especially Birmingham, Nottingham, and Manchester—from 1860 through 1900. Arguing that pantomimes were rooted in specific expressions of local identity, this volume explores censorship as well as the relationships between theaters, their managers, authors, and... more...

  • Big Louie & Meby George Locke

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Beginning with the author?s great-grandmother?s affair with a Gypsy boy in 1869, this warmhearted memoir chronicles the Gypsy life in a very close-knit community in the UK's Black Country. From a lifetime teeming with incident, George Locke shares the best stories from the old days, including run-ins with the police, gamekeepers, and Gypsy-haters,... more...