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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
This book is about the emigration, film careers and socio-cultural influence of British filmmakers moving to Hollywood in the studio era. It deals with some of the unknown and neglected émigrés, as well as the leading lights who founded, initiated and ensured that American film became the leading national cinema of the twentieth century. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 48.00
This book describes and analyses the role of the public sector in the often-charged political atmosphere of post-1997 Hong Kong. It discusses critical constitutional, organizational and policy problems and examines their effects on relationships between government and the people. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00
Because screenwriter Robert Riskin spent most of his career collaborating with legendary Hollywood director Frank Capra, Riskin's own unique contributions to film have been largely overshadowed. With five Academy Award nominations to his credit for such monumental films as Lady for a Day, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, You Can't Take It with You, Here Comes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
Based on new field research, this book assesses the current state of governance and public sector reforms in eleven Asian countries and jurisdictions, especially in the wake of the recent regional financial crisis that seriously affected some of them. It analyses reform efforts comparatively against a backdrop of governance problems, and seeks to establish... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 15.50
These nine biographies illuminate the careers, personalities and military campaigns of some of Rome's greatest statesmen, whose lives span the earliest days of the Republic to the establishment of the Empire. Selected from Plutarch's Roman Lives, they include prominent figures who achieved fame for their pivotal roles in Roman history, such as soldierly... more...
- OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 6.99
In Ivanhoe Scott fashioned an imperial myth of national cultural identity that has shaped the popular imagination ever since its first appearance at the end of 1819. The most famous of Scottish novelists drew on the conventions of Gothic fiction, including its risky sexual and racial themes, to explore the violent origins and limits of English nationality.Based... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 36.00
'This is a really good text which will support students through their dissertation proposal and project. It covers statistics in a simple understandable way' - Mrs Pamela Williams, School of Human & Health Sciences, Huddersfield University more...
- SPCK 2015; US$ 20.99
Places of Pilgrimage is a record of the travels of artist Ian Scott Massie, as he seeks out the spirit of place of over seventy locations around Britain. In words and paintings, he explores the personality of these sites explaining, for example, what he feels on the spot where Saint Cuthbert's coffin rooted itself to the earth, or the visions conjured... more...