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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95
Focusing on the key economic and social aspects of the Industrial Revolution, Brown provides a full, accurate and stimulating guide to this period, emphasising the diversity of contemporary experience. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 63.00
Joyce, Penelope and the Body is a collection of twelve essays about Penelope, the famous final episode of Joyces Ulysses in relation to contemporary literary, cultural, philosophical and psychoanalytical theories of the body. As such it offers an unusually close look at that episode itself and it also becomes the very... more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 55.00
Brown here explores America's first communications revolution--the revolution that made printed goods and public oratory widely available and, by means of the steamboat, railroad and telegraph, sharply accelerated the pace at which information travelled. He describes the day-to-day experiences of dozens of men and women, and in the process illuminates... more...
- Oxford University Press 1975; US$ 94.99
These essays, written by leading historian of violence and Presidential Commission consultant Richard Maxwell Brown, consider the challenges posed to American society by the criminal, turbulent, and depressed elements of American life and the violent response of the established order. Covering violent incidents from colonial American to the present,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 59.99
A discussion of crime, law and society in the USA, which demonstrates that surges in crime since the 1950s have coincided with the emergence of the post-industrial society. It examines the growing popularity of the concept that persons under physical attack have the right to defend themselves. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 67.50
Taking a cross-cultural approach, the authors consider how the body is constructed in various ways for different purposes, how the electronic media shapes selves and sensualities and contributes to civic discourse, and how global capitalism acts as a force in these processes. more...
- Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 75.00
This gracefully written and well thought-out study deals with a neglected collection of poems by Spenser, which was issued in 1591 at the height of his career. While there has been a good deal written in recent years on two of the poems in the collection, Mother Hubberds Tale and Muiopotmos, Brown innovatively addresses... more...