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Land, Law and People in Medieval Scotland

Land, Law and People in Medieval Scotland

Cynthia J. Neville

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639588
eISBN:
9780748653492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639588.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the encounter between Gaels and Europeans in Scotland in the central Middle Ages, offering new insights into an important period in the formation of the Scots' national identity. ... More

Literature and Nation in the Middle East

Literature and Nation in the Middle East

Yasir Suleiman and Ibrahim Muhawi

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620739
eISBN:
9780748653102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620739.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This study presents an original look at how ‘the nation’ is represented in the literature of the Middle East. It includes chapters on Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine and Israel, drawing on the ... More

Living Islamic HistoryStudies in Honour of Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Living Islamic History: Studies in Honour of Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Yasir Suleiman and Adel Al-Abdul Jader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637386
eISBN:
9780748653218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637386.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The publication of this book honours Professor Carole Hillenbrand’s achievements in and service to Islamic and Middle Eastern Scholarship. It gathers original research from a range of international ... More

Lost in the BackwoodsScots and the North American Wilderness

Lost in the Backwoods: Scots and the North American Wilderness

Jenni Calder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647392
eISBN:
9780748689279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647392.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Lost in the Backwoods examines the impact of wild country and extreme conditions on the experience, imagination and identity of Scots who settled, explored, exploited and visited North America. ... More

The Man-Leopard MurdersHistory and Society in Colonial Nigeria

The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria

David Pratten

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625536
eISBN:
9780748670659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book is an account of murder and politics in Africa, and a historical ethnography of southern Annang communities during the colonial period. Its narrative leads to events between 1945 and 1948, ... More

Masculinities on ClydesideMen in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Masculinities on Clydeside: Men in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Alison Chand

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474409360
eISBN:
9781474427111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409360.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Masculinities on Clydeside explores the experiences of civilian men on Clydeside during the Second World War. The book principally uses oral history interviews as source materials and understands ... More

Masquerades of ModernityPower and Secrecy in Casamance, Senegal

Masquerades of Modernity: Power and Secrecy in Casamance, Senegal

Ferdinand de Jong

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633197
eISBN:
9780748670642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633197.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

How do those on the margins of modernity face the challenges of globalization? This book demonstrates that secrecy is one of the means by which a society on the fringe of modernity produces itself as ... More

Media and Identity in Africa

Media and Identity in Africa

Kimani Njogu and John F M Middleton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Studies of the media in Africa, incorporating both African and international perspectives, are few. The thirty chapters collected here were presented as papers at a seminar organised and hosted by ... More

Media and Memory

Media and Memory

Joanne Garde-Hansen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How do we rely on media for remembering? In exploring the complex ways that media converge to support our desire to capture, store and retrieve memories, this textbook offers analyses of ... More

Media AudiencesTelevision, Meaning and Emotion

Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Kristyn Gorton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An engaging and original study of current research on television audiences and the concept of emotion, this book offers a unique approach to key issues within television studies. Topics discussed ... More

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