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University Of Hertfordshire Press

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  • A Prospering Societyby John Hare

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    Based on a case study of a particular countryside and town in southern England—namely, the county of Wiltshire and the city of Salisbury—this record seeks to explore the changing nature of English society during the period from 1380 to 1520. It examines the influence of landscape and population on the agriculture of Wiltshire, the regional patterns... more...

  • 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...

  • Children of the Labouring Poorby Eileen Wallace

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 26.99

    Chronicling the contributions children made towards their families? livelihoods in hard times, this detailed record catalogs the high price children had to pay—sacrificing their health and education—while employed in agriculture, chimney sweeping, straw-plaiting, silk-throwing, papermaking, and brick making in 19th-century Hertfordshire, England.... 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...

  • Refiguring Mimesisby Jonathan Holmes; Adrian Streete

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 39.99

    Focusing squarely on the strength of mimesis as a philosophical idea, this collection of essays considers aspects of mimesis ranging from Shakespeare to colonialism. As the philosophical agenda of major thinkers and writers responds to representational crises like post-structuralism and postmodernism, attention is turning away from artistic expressivity... 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...

  • Insiders, Outsiders and Othersby Kalwant Bhopal; Martin Myers

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2008; US$ 23.99

    Examining the contributing factors in the shaping of Gypsy identity in the United Kingdom, this study evaluates both recent and historic tendencies that now misrepresent or overlook Gypsy culture. From examining the implications of skin color to demystifying the often confused history of nomadic settlements, this resource presents an insightful and... 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...