Memory, Mourning, Landscape

Edited by Elizabeth Anderson, Avril Maddrell, Kate McLoughlin and Alana Vincent

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€61,00
$77.00
ISBN13: 
9789042030862
Publication Date: 
January 2010
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xiv, 218 pp.
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1570-7113
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71

Edited by Robert Danisch

Taken as a whole, this book argues that the very idea of what it means to be a “citizen” in our global, cosmopolitan world is no longer as clear as it may have been for an Athenian democrat of the fifth century BC, a Roman Republican of the first century BC, a British coloniser of the eighteenth...
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74
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ISBN: 
9789042032552
Publication date: 
January 2011
€61,00
$77.00

Edited by Ching-Yu Lin and John McSweeney

Questions of cultural representation and contestation, central to political and ethical thinking after the so-called ‘cultural turn’ of recent decades, have if anything intensified in a twenty-first century of new media, globalization, migration, and ever renewed struggles over identity, memory,...
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73
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042031494
Publication date: 
January 2010
€71,00
$88.00

Edited by Tom Claes and David Seth Preston

This latest edited book in the Idea of Education series, entitled ‘Frontiers in Higher Education’, began its journey as working papers from an Inter-Disciplinary.Net conference held in Budapest, Hungary in 2008. The conference was fortunate in that all its delegates were committed to critical...
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Volume: 
72
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042030961
Publication date: 
January 2010
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Mikko Canini

The tropes of fear, horror and terror have come to play a dominant role the analysis of contemporary social life. The predominance of fear, as the frame through which we narrativize experience, can be perceived readily echoing across various fields from theoretical research, to the mass media, to...
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Volume: 
70
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042030848
Publication date: 
January 2010
€61,00
$77.00

Edited by Daniel Riha and Anna Maj

This book aims to present how emergent media penetrate all fields of human cultural activity. The content of this volume reflects theoretical and practical discussions on cultural issues influenced by increased adoption of information and communication technologies. New media and Web 2.0 raise...
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Volume: 
69
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042030824
Publication date: 
January 2010
€56,00
$69.00

Edited by Janette McDonald and Andrea M. Stephenson

Hope: What is it? How do we get it? Is it part of being human? Is it something that carries us through hard times? Is it something illusory? This book, which stems from the 4th Inter-Disciplinary.net conference on Hope: Probing the Boundaries held in September 2008 at Mansfield College in Oxford,...
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68
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ISBN: 
9789042030220
Publication date: 
January 2010
€53,00
$65.00

Edited by Janet Horrigan and Ed Wiltse

In September 2006, when 45 scholars and activists from 19 countries around the world gathered amid the spires and gargoyles of Oxford for a conference entitled, “Hope: Probing the Boundaries,” complex dialectics of hope and despair circulated through the meeting rooms by day, and the...
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Volume: 
67
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042030091
Publication date: 
January 2010
€62,00
$78.00

Edited by Christopher R. Allers and Marieke Smit

Amidst the cacophony of claims made about forgiveness, this book serves to aid in an effort to put “forgiveness in perspective.” Marieke Smit and Christopher R. Allers have collected here ten essays written by twelve authors from around the world and across the disciplinary spectrum including...
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Volume: 
66
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042029958
Publication date: 
January 2010
€59,00
$73.00

Edited by Knut Stene-Johansen and Frederik Tygstrup

This book is a contribution to humanistic studies of illness. Medical humanities are by nature cross-disciplinary, and in recent years studies in this field have been recognized as a platform for dialogue between the “two cultures” of the natural sciences and the humanities. Illness in Context is...
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Volume: 
65
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042029439
Publication date: 
January 2010
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Bob Brecher

Far from heralding a time of unprecedented peace, the end of “actually existing communism” served to usher in new conflicts, new wars and new reasons for war. That much goes without saying. What is controversial, however, is how we might understand and respond to these new wars. This book offers...
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Volume: 
64
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042029415
Publication date: 
January 2010
€72,00
$89.00

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