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Medicine Murder in Colonial LesothoThe Anatomy of a Moral Crisis

Medicine Murder in Colonial Lesotho: The Anatomy of a Moral Crisis

Colin Murray and Peter Sanders

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622849
eISBN:
9780748652952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Medicine murder involved the cutting of body parts from victims, usually while they were still alive, to be used for the preparation of medicines intended to enhance the power of the perpetrators. A ... More

Modern Arab JournalismProblems and Prospects

Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Noha Mellor

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The book offers a new outlook in studying Arab news media. It compares Arab and Anglo-American journalistic practices and reviews journalism education in Arab universities. The book opens up a new ... 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

Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Diane Railton and Paul Watson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633227
eISBN:
9780748671021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633227.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How can we engage critically with music video and its role in popular culture? What do contemporary music videos have to tell us about patterns of cultural identity today? Based around an eclectic ... More

Music, Sound and MultimediaFrom the Live to the Virtual

Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Jamie Sexton (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is part of a series which aims to explore the area of ‘screen music’. Volume topics include multimedia music, music and television, Hollywood film music, and the music of Bollywood cinema. ... More

The Myth of the Jacobite ClansThe Jacobite Army in 1745

The Myth of the Jacobite Clans: The Jacobite Army in 1745

Murray Pittock

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627561
eISBN:
9780748653461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627561.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The first edition of this book argued that British history had long caricatured Jacobitism rather than understanding it, and that the Jacobite Risings in fact enjoyed extensive Lowland support and ... More

Noble Power in Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution

Noble Power in Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution

Keith M Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612987
eISBN:
9780748653546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612987.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

In this fresh take on Scottish history, the author examines the roles that nobles played in ruling 16th and 17th century Scotland on every level — politically, economically, socially, and culturally ... More

Obafemi Awolowo and the Making of RemoThe Local Politics of a Nigerian Nationalist

Obafemi Awolowo and the Making of Remo: The Local Politics of a Nigerian Nationalist

Insa Nolte

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638956
eISBN:
9780748653027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638956.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book examines the evolution of a distinctive Yoruba community, Remo, and the central role played in this process by the Remo-born nationalist and Yoruba leader Obafemi Awolowo (1909–87). Since ... More

Pascual de GayangosA Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

Cristina Alvarez Millan and Claudia Heide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635474
eISBN:
9780748653140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635474.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Pascual de Gayangos (1809–97), celebrated Spanish Orientalist and polymath, is recognised as the father of the modern school of Arabic studies in Spain. He gave Islamic Spain its own voice, for the ... More

Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue

Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue

Christian Kay and Margaret Mackay

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622818
eISBN:
9780748653362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622818.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book celebrates the rich diversity of the Scots language and the culture it embodies. It marks two important events in Scots language scholarship: the completion of the Dictionary of the Older ... More

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