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Breach of the Peace

Breach of the Peace

Pamela R. Ferguson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861490
eISBN:
9781474406130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861490.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

What do the following behaviours have in common: shouting and swearing, painting graffiti, killing a fox by kicking it, glue-sniffing, cross-dressing in public, dangerous driving, discharging a ... More

Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Ian S. Wood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For Britain, the Second World War exists in popular memory as a time of heroic sacrifice, survival, and ultimate victory over Fascism. In the Irish state, the years 1939–1945 are still remembered ... More

British Children's Fiction in the Second World War

British Children's Fiction in the Second World War

Owen Dudley Edwards

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616510
eISBN:
9780748653621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616510.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This is a broad-ranging discussion of wartime children's literature and its effects. What children read in the Second World War had an immense effect on how they came of age as they faced the new ... More

British Film DirectorsA Critical Guide

British Film Directors: A Critical Guide

Robert Shail

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622306
eISBN:
9780748670826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622306.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

British national cinema has produced an exceptional track record of innovative, creative and internationally recognised filmmakers, amongst them Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Powell and David Lean. This ... More

British India and Victorian Literary Culture

British India and Victorian Literary Culture

Máire ní Fhlathúin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748640683
eISBN:
9781474415996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640683.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The book traces the development of British Indian literature from the early days of the nineteenth century to the end of the Victorian period. Previously unstudied poems and essays drawn from the ... More

British Modernism and Chinoiserie

British Modernism and Chinoiserie

Anne Witchard (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748690954
eISBN:
9781474422185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690954.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This volume examines the ways in which an intellectual vogue for a mythic China was a constituent element of British Modernism. Traditionally defined as a decorative style that conjured a fanciful ... More

British News Media and the Spanish Civil WarTomorrow May Be Too Late

British News Media and the Spanish Civil War: Tomorrow May Be Too Late

David Deacon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627486
eISBN:
9780748651368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627486.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Spanish Civil War (1936–1939) was reported by some of the most eminent journalists of the twentieth century and was the subject of reportage that still endures in public memory. However, this ... More

British Propaganda and News Media in the Cold War

British Propaganda and News Media in the Cold War

John Jenks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623143
eISBN:
9780748651344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623143.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This is a study of the British state's generation, suppression and manipulation of news to further foreign policy goals during the early Cold War. Bribing editors, blackballing ‘unreliable’ ... More

British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944Machinery, Method and Message

British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Tim Brooks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625192
eISBN:
9780748651351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the issue of British propaganda to France during the Second World War and aims to show the value of the propaganda campaign to the British war effort. It surveys the organisation, ... More

Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain

Gary Needham

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633821
eISBN:
9780748651252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633821.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Upon its release in 2005, Brokeback Mountain became a major cultural event and a milestone in independent American filmmaking. Based on the short story by Annie Proulx and directed by Ang Lee, it ... More

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