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  • Historical Dictionary of Film Noirby Andrew Spicer

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 158.50

    The Historical Dictionary of Film Noir is a comprehensive guide that ranges from 1940 to present day neo-noir. It consists of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, a filmography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on every aspect of film noir and neo-noir, including key films, personnel (actors, cinematographers, composers,... more...

  • Typical Menby Andrew Spicer

    I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 14.95

    Typical Men is the first history of masculinity in British film from World War II to the end of the 1990s. It explores in detail the changing nature of the dominant male cultural types: the debonair genetleman, the Byronic hero, the Angry Young Man, the delinquent, the maladjusted veteran, villains and comic fools. Typical Men contains fresh interpretations... more...

  • Lutheran Churches in Early Modern Europeby Andrew Spicer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Until recently the impact of the Lutheran Reformation has been largely regarded in political and socio-economic terms, yet for most people it was not the abstract theological debates that had the greatest impact upon their lives, but what they saw in their parish churches every Sunday. This collection of essays provides a coherent and interdisciplinary... more...

  • Parish Churches in the Early Modern Worldby Andrew Spicer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Across Europe, the parish church has stood for centuries at the centre of local communities; it was the focal point of its religious life, the rituals performed there marked the stages of life from the cradle to the grave. Nonetheless the church itself artistically and architecturally stood apart from the parish community. It was often the largest... more...

  • Public Opinion and Changing Identities in the Early Modern Netherlandsby Judith Pollmann; Andrew Spicer

    BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00

    This lively collection of essays examines the link between public opinion and the development of changing 'Netherlandish' identities in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. more...

  • Dissident Identities in the Early Modern Low Countriesby Alastair Duke; Andrew Spicer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Alastair Duke has long been recognized as one of the leading scholars of the early modern Netherlands, known internationally for his important work on the impact of religious change on political events which was the focus of his Reformation and Revolt in the Low Countries (1990). Bringing together an updated selection of his previously published essays... more...

  • Defining the Holyby Sarah Hamilton; Andrew Spicer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Holy sites, both public - churches, monasteries, shrines - and more private - domestic chapels, oratories - populated the landscape of medieval and early modern Europe, providing contemporaries with access to the divine. These sacred spaces thus defined religious experience, and were fundamental to both the geography and social history of Europe over... more...

  • Handbook of Primary Care Ethicsby Andrew Papanikitas; John Spicer

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    This enterprising collection spans the breadth of primary care in multiple ways. Contributions from general practitioners, philosophers, nurses, physiotherapists, dentists, health economists, educationalists, patients and others reflect the rich variety that makes up primary care. Authors embrace the uncertainty inherent in the day-to-day reality... more...

  • Man Who Got Carter, Theby Andrew Spicer; A. T. McKenna; Mike Hodges

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    Michael Klinger was the most successful independent producer in the British film industry over a twenty year period, from 1960 to 1980, responsible for 32 films, including classics such as Repulsion and Get Carter. Despite working with many famous figures, including Michael Caine, Claude Chabrol, Mike Hodges, Lee Marvin and Roman Polanski, Klinger’s... more...

  • The Place of the Social Margins, 1350-1750by Andrew Spicer; Jane L. Stevens Crawshaw

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This interdisciplinary volume illuminates the shadowy history of the disadvantaged, sick and those who did not conform to the accepted norms of society. It explores how marginal identity was formed, perceived and represented in Britain and Europe during the medieval and early modern periods. It illustrates that the identities of marginal groups were... more...