The Politics of Austerity: A Recent History

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The Politics of Austerity: A Recent History

The Politics of Austerity: A Recent History by Michael Burton
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137486295 | 215 Pages | PDF | 4.4 MB

This book considers the relationship between public spending and public deficit and the varying successes and difficulties governments have had in recent years to balance the two.

Sex, Time, and Space in Contemporary Fiction: Exceptional Intercourse

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Sex, Time, and Space in Contemporary Fiction: Exceptional Intercourse

Sex, Time, and Space in Contemporary Fiction: Exceptional Intercourse by Ben Davies
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137485884 | 178 Pages | PDF | 2.8 MB

Combining close readings of literature and theory, Sex, Time, and Space in Contemporary Fiction opens up new ways to consider the sex-time-space nexus.

European Neighbourhood Policy: Geopolitics Between Integration and Security

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European Neighbourhood Policy: Geopolitics Between Integration and Security

European Neighbourhood Policy: Geopolitics Between Integration and Security by Bettina Bruns, Dorit Happ, Helga Zichner
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137485655 | 242 Pages | PDF | 9.9 MB

This book assesses the instruments and measures geared towards determining the EU's relations with it's neighbours.

Protestant Communalism in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1650–1850

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Protestant Communalism in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1650–1850

Protestant Communalism in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1650–1850 by Philip Lockley
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137484861 | 230 Pages | PDF | 6.5 MB

This book explores the trans-Atlantic history of Protestant traditions of communalism – communities of shared property.

Amongst Digital Humanists: An Ethnographic Study of Digital Knowledge Production

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Amongst Digital Humanists: An Ethnographic Study of Digital Knowledge Production

Amongst Digital Humanists: An Ethnographic Study of Digital Knowledge Production by Smiljana Antonijević
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1137484179 | 196 Pages | PDF | 10.4 MB

Amongst Digital Humanists brings an ethnographic account of the changing landscape of humanities scholarship as it affects individual scholars, academic fields and institutions, and argues for a pluralistic vision of digital knowledge production in the humanities.

Lessons from the Past?: Memory, Narrativity and Subjectivity

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Lessons from the Past?: Memory, Narrativity and Subjectivity

Lessons from the Past?: Memory, Narrativity and Subjectivity by Bernhard Forchtner
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137483210 | 234 Pages | PDF | 16.1 MB

This book reconstructs how claims to know ‘the lessons’ from past wrongdoings are made useful in the present. These claims are powerful tools in contemporary debates over who we are, who we want to be and what we should do.

Port Towns and Urban Cultures

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Port Towns and Urban Cultures

Port Towns and Urban Cultures: International Histories of the Waterfront, c.1700―2000 by Brad Beaven, Karl Bell, Robert James
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137483156 | 289 Pages | PDF | 6.9 MB

Despite the port's prominence in maritime history, its cultural significance has long been neglected in favour of its role within economic and imperial networks.

The Ecology of Wonder in Romantic and Postmodern Literature

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The Ecology of Wonder in Romantic and Postmodern Literature

The Ecology of Wonder in Romantic and Postmodern Literature by Louise Economides
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137482621 | 214 Pages | PDF | 7.3 MB

This book traces the aesthetic of wonder from the romantic period through contemporary philosophy and literature, arguing for its relevance to ecological consciousness.

The Wandering Thought of Hannah Arendt

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The Wandering Thought of Hannah Arendt

The Wandering Thought of Hannah Arendt by Hans-Jörg Sigwart
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137482141 | 147 Pages | PDF | 3.3 MB

This book interprets Hannah Arendt's work as a "wandering" type of political theory.

A Pentecostal Political Theology for American Renewal

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A Pentecostal Political Theology for American Renewal

A Pentecostal Political Theology for American Renewal: Spirit of the Kingdoms, Citizens of the Cities by Steven M. Studebaker
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137480157 | 292 Pages | PDF | 5.7 MB

This book argues that Christians have a stake in the sustainability and success of core cultural values of the West in general and America in particular.

Saint Perpetua across the Middle Ages: Mother, Gladiator, Saint

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Saint Perpetua across the Middle Ages: Mother, Gladiator, Saint

Saint Perpetua across the Middle Ages: Mother, Gladiator, Saint by Margaret Cotter-Lynch
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137479639 | 170 Pages | PDF | 3.1 MB

This study traces the genealogy of Saint Perpetua's story with a straightforward yet previously overlooked question at its center: How was Perpetua remembered and to what uses was that memory put? One of the most popular and venerated saints from 200 CE to the thirteenth century, the story of Saint Perpetua was retold in dramatically different forms across the European Middle Ages.

The Theatre of Death – The Uncanny in Mimesis: Tadeusz Kantor, Aby Warburg, and an Iconology of the Actor

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The Theatre of Death – The Uncanny in Mimesis: Tadeusz Kantor, Aby Warburg, and an Iconology of the Actor

The Theatre of Death – The Uncanny in Mimesis: Tadeusz Kantor, Aby Warburg, and an Iconology of the Actor by Mischa Twitchin
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137478713 | 336 Pages | PDF | 6.1 MB

This book is concerned with such questions as the following: What is the life of the past in the present? How might “the theatre of death” and “the uncanny in mimesis” allow us to conceive of the afterlife of a supposedly ephemeral art practice? How might a theatrical iconology engage with such fundamental social relations as those between the living and the dead?

Sound, Symbol, Sociality: The Aesthetic Experience of Extreme Metal Music

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Sound, Symbol, Sociality: The Aesthetic Experience of Extreme Metal Music

Sound, Symbol, Sociality: The Aesthetic Experience of Extreme Metal Music by Matthew P. Unger
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137478349 | 137 Pages | PDF | 5.3 MB

Based on ethnographic research within the extreme metal community, Unger offers a thought-provoking look at how symbols of authenticity and defilement fashion social experience in surprising ways.

The Palgrave Handbook of the Southern Gothic

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The Palgrave Handbook of the Southern Gothic

The Palgrave Handbook of the Southern Gothic by Susan Castillo Street, Charles L. Crow
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137477733 | 505 Pages | PDF | 12.0 MB

This book examines ‘Southern Gothic’ - a term that describes some of the finest works of the American Imagination.

Soft Governance, International Organizations and Education Policy Convergence

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Soft Governance, International Organizations and Education Policy Convergence

Soft Governance, International Organizations and Education Policy Convergence: Comparing PISA and the Bologna and Copenhagen Processes by Tonia Bieber
English | 2016 | ISBN: 113747694X | 273 Pages | PDF | 5.8 MB

This book examines the extent to which international organizations have shaped reforms in education and training in federalist countries with regards to policy convergence.