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University Of Hertfordshire Press

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  • Eroticism and Death in Theatre and Performanceby Karoline Gritzner

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    Exploring a range of topics, including Greek tragedy, Shakespearean theater, contemporary British plays, opera, and the theatricality of Parisian culture, this compilation provides new perspectives on the relationship between Eros and Death in a series of dramatic texts, theatrical practices, and cultural performances. Detailed and analytical, these... more...

  • Electronic and Mobile Commerce Lawby Charles Wild; Stuart Weinstein; Neil MacEwan; Neal Geach

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 63.99

    The rapid, commercially-driven evolution of the Internet has raised concomitant legal concerns that have required responses from both national and international law. This unique text offers a complete analysis of electronic and mobile commerce, exploring the law relating to online contracts and payment systems, electronic marketing, and various forms... 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...

  • Agriculture and Rural Society after the Black Deathby Richard Britnell; Ben Dodds

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2009; US$ 29.99

    With special emphasis on the period following the Black Death, this new collection of essays explores agriculture and rural society during the late Middle Ages. Combining a broad perspective on agrarian problems—such as depopulation and social conflict—with illustrative material from detailed local and regional research, this compilation demonstrates... more...

  • A Lost Frontier Revealedby Alan Fox

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    Seeking to draw new conclusions about settlement distributions and population densities, patterns of wealth, underprivileged assistance, and land usage, this reference uses multiple criteria to subdivide England into regions. This unusual and probing study establishes the presence of an informal cultural frontier between two proposed societies, which... 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...

  • Magic in Theoryby Peter Lamont; Professor Richard Wiseman

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 13.99

    A useful manual for any magician or curious spectator who wonders why the tricks seem so real, this guide examines the psychological aspects of a magician?s work. Exploring the ways in which human psychology plays into the methods of conjuring rather than focusing on the individual tricks alone, this explanation of the general principles of magic... more...

  • Out of the Hay and into the Hopsby Celia Cordle

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 63.99

    Based on oral histories and farm books, this account offers a fascinating analysis of some 300 years of hop-cultivation history in the Weald of Kent, a rural area in the South of England, and in the Borough at Southwark, London. The diverse processes of hop agriculture are examined within the wider context of events, such as the advent of the railroads... more...

  • Learn Romaniby Ronald Lee

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 23.99

    Following 18 carefully structured lessons, this Romani language primer explores the vocabulary and grammar of the Kalderash Roma in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Designed for beginner students, this course reference begins with the basic verbs and nouns and builds through to the subtler grammatical necessities of reading and... more...

  • Deserted Villages Revisitedby Christopher Dyer; Richard Jones

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 23.99

    Assembling leading experts on the subject, this account explores the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of thousands of villages and smaller settlements in England and Wales between 1340 and 1750. By revisiting the deserted villages, this breakthrough study addresses questions that have plagued archaeologists, geographers, and historians... more...