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American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Martin Halliwell and Catherine Morley (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume considers the changing patterns of American thought and culture in its transition into the early twenty-first century. One of the questions this book tackles is whether the twenty-first ... More

Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture

Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture

Sheila Whiteley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628087
eISBN:
9780748653065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628087.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

How do we understand Christmas? What does it mean? This book is a lively introduction to the study of popular culture through one central case study. It explores the cultural, social, and historical ... More

David WilkieThe People's Painter

David Wilkie: The People's Painter

Nicholas Tromans

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625208
eISBN:
9780748651313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625208.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book is about the artist David Wilkie (1785–1841), the first British painter to become an international celebrity. Based on original research, it explores the ways in which Wilkie's images, so ... More

Music and Youth Culture

Music and Youth Culture

Daniel Laughey

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623808
eISBN:
9780748653034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623808.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book presents an account of how music interacts with young people's everyday lives. Drawing on interviews with and observations of youth groups together with archival research, it explores young ... More

Sibawayh on ?imalah (Inclination)Text, Translation, Notes and Analysis

Sibawayh on ?imalah (Inclination): Text, Translation, Notes and Analysis

Solomon I. Sara

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627950
eISBN:
9780748653058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627950.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book on Ɂimālah (inclination) poses challenges to readers, both native and non-native speakers of Arabic. The challenge for the native, in part, is because this work was the first systematic ... More

Violence and the Cultural Politics of Trauma

Violence and the Cultural Politics of Trauma

Jane Kilby

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618163
eISBN:
9780748653041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618163.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the late 1970s and 1980s speaking out about the traumatic reality of incest and rape was a rare and politically groundbreaking act. Today it is a ubiquitous feature of popular culture and its ... More

We Have Never Been PostmodernTheory at the Speed of Light

We Have Never Been Postmodern: Theory at the Speed of Light

Steve Redhead

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643448
eISBN:
9780748652945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643448.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Is it possible that various disciplines, theorists and cultural commentators have been hurtling down a blind alley in the last thirty years, searching for the holy grail of the postmodern? What if, ... More

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