Presents fourteen essays from various academic disciplines - including philosophy, political science, disability studies, Islamic theology,... Læs mere
Outlander fever is sweeping the world. But what is behind the hit television drama's popularity? This collection of new essays explores... Læs mere
J.K. Rowling has drawn deeply from classical sources to inform and color her Harry Potter novels, with allusions... Læs mere
This book examines ways in which 21 modern and postmodern writers have made use of the physical environment of riverbank and... Læs mere
A must for anyone interested in 19th century America, Britain and France or the Goth sub-culture. This book takes a broad look at the effects death had on these societies and the many creative ways people responded to it.
The convergence of rock music, counterculture politics and avant-garde aesthetics... Læs mere
American hall-of-famer Tom Petty had a musical career that spanned four decades. His work appealed across socioeconomic boundaries to a diverse group of fans, and... Læs mere
Documents the creative history of ""The Virginian"", a TV show. This work investigates the original inspirations for the main character and follows the... Læs mere
The Cold War profoundly shaped neoliberalism in ways that are as yet not fully realised. This book is a... Læs mere
To address the threat of an atomic-armed Soviet Union during the early days of the Cold War, President Truman approved the Alert America educational exhibit. This is the first book to examine the scope and impact of Alert America, which has been largely overlooked by historians.
In examing the ideas about contraception and birth control in the early 20th-century US, this text considers the cultural environment, religion,... Læs mere
This biography, researched from sources including his personal memoirs, covers Andre Charlot's life and career from his youth in Paris to his time in... Læs mere