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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 26.95
An increasingly popular genre ? addressing issues of empire, colonialism, post-colonialism, globalization, gender and politics ? travel writing offers the reader a movement between the familiar and the unknown. In this volume, Carl Thompson: introduces the genre, outlining competing definitions and key debates provides a broad historical... more...
- Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 124.99
Carl Thompson examines the romance that can attach to the notion of suffering in travel, and the importance of the persona of 'suffering traveller' for Romantic writers and travellers such as Wordsworth and Byron. Surveying branches of Romantic-era travel writing such as shipwreck, captivity, and exploration narratives, he considers how and why the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Tales of shipwreck have always fascinated audiences, and as a result there is a rich literature of suffering at sea, and an equally rich tradition of visual art depicting this theme. Exploring the shifting semiotics and symbolism of shipwreck, the interdisciplinary essays in this volume provide a history of a major literary and artistic motif as they... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 230.00
As many places around the world confront issues of globalization, migration and postcoloniality, travel writing has become a serious genre of study, reflecting some of the greatest concerns of our time. Encompassing forms as diverse as field journals, investigative reports, guidebooks, memoirs, comic sketches and lyrical reveries; travel writing is... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences UK 2009; US$ 48.95
This book provides the skills and knowledge to use information effectively when exercising professional judgement and clinical decisions. By integrating theory with practical examples, it provides an overview of the key issues facing nurses in decision making today. Review of up-to-date research into clinical professional judgement and decision... more...
- Faber Music Limited 2016; US$ 19.99
How do you bring a forgotten silent film back to life? What are the techniques behind writing a successful film score? How do you work with and inspire choreographers? Carl Davis?s fascinating story gives an insight into the prolific composing and conducting career of one of the world?s most celebrated film and television composers. Born in New York,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 69.99
Taking stock of interdisciplinarity as it nears its century mark, the Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity constitutes a major new reference work on the topic of interdisciplinarity, a concept of growing academic and societal importance. more...
- Seven Stories Press 2013; US$ 18.95
Parecomic is a graphic novel about the system we live in?what?s wrong with it, and how we might be able change it for the better. The recent upsurge in popular protest around the world shows that people are not happy with the state of capitalism and desire an alternative that will work for the 99%, not just the 1%. Parecon is one such alternative,... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2014; US$ 18.00
E. P. Thompson is a towering fi gure in the fi eld of labor history,best known for his monumental and path-breaking work, TheMaking of the English Working Class. But as this collection shows,Thompson was much more than a historian: he was a dedicatededucator of workers, a brilliant polemicist, a skilled political theorist,and a tireless agitator for... more...