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University Of Hertfordshire Press

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  • 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...

  • 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 provincesespecially Birmingham, Nottingham, and Manchesterfrom 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 audiences.... more...

  • Land and Familyby John Mullan; Richard Britnell

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    With a special emphasis on the exchange of land between medieval servile tenantsespecially from the 13th century onwardthis scholarly examination of the peasant land market of the Middle Ages explores the identification of peasant families with particular lands to which they had a hereditary right. Using this theme to explore village life and showing... more...

  • Sustainable Communitiesby Robert Rogerson; Sue Sadler; Anne Green; Cecilia Wong

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    Drawing upon interdisciplinary research conducted across various universities within the United Kingdom, this book offers insights into how local initiatives can enhance sustainable development and engage people in creating better places in which to live. Demonstrating how to embed sustainability in all levels of education, this account contains imaginative,... more...

  • The Psychology of Paranormal Beliefby Harvey J. Irwin

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    With a thorough and systematic review of investigations into the bases of belief in paranormal phenomena, this discussion explores the four main theoretical approaches relating to the nature of such beliefs. Objective and well-researched, this account addresses different points of view on the topicwhile some commentators depict paranormal believers... more...

  • 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...

  • A Handbook of Essential Mathematical Formulaeby Alan Davies; Diane Crann

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 11.99

    Intended for students of mathematics as well as of engineering, physical science, economics, business studies, and computer science, this handbook contains vital information and formulas for algebra, geometry, calculus, numerical methods, and statistics. Comprehensive tables of standard derivatives and integrals, together with the tables of Laplace,... 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 Danelawvillages known as thorps or thropsthis 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 problemssuch as depopulation and social conflictwith illustrative material from detailed local and regional research, this compilation demonstrates... more...