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Age of RoguesRebels, Revolutionaries and Racketeers at the Frontiers of Empires

Age of Rogues: Rebels, Revolutionaries and Racketeers at the Frontiers of Empires

Ramazan Öztan and Alp Yenen (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474462624
eISBN:
9781399501774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462624.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The making of the modern world was a result of the fall of empires and the emergence of nation-states. This is particularly true across the frontiers of the Ottoman Empire, a region connecting the ... More

Dissent After DisruptionChurch and State in Scotland, 1843-63

Dissent After Disruption: Church and State in Scotland, 1843-63

Ryan Mallon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474482790
eISBN:
9781399502139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482790.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

A history of post-Disruption Scottish Presbyterian dissent and its religious, political and social influence. The Disruption of the Church of Scotland was one of the most important events in ... More

Fashion on the Red CarpetA History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Academy Awards’ red-carpet is the most prominent fashion show in media culture. This book investigates the historical liaison between Hollywood and fashion institutions to describe how public ... More

Hotel ModernityCorporate Space in Literature and Film

Hotel Modernity: Corporate Space in Literature and Film

Robbie Moore

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456654
eISBN:
9781399501934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456654.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Hotel Modernity explores the impact of corporate space on the construction and texture of modern literature and film. It centres the hotel and corporate space as key sites of modern experience and ... More

The Kharijites in Early Islamic Historical TraditionHeroes and Villains

The Kharijites in Early Islamic Historical Tradition: Heroes and Villains

Hannah-Lena Hagemann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474450881
eISBN:
9781399501781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Khārijites are perhaps the most notorious rebels of early Islamic history. The Islamic tradition portrays them as a heretical movement of militant zealots, a notion largely reiterated by modern ... More

Reverberations of RevolutionTransnational Perspectives, 1770-1850

Reverberations of Revolution: Transnational Perspectives, 1770-1850

Elizabeth Amann and Michael Boyden (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474481588
eISBN:
9781399501866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481588.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Cutting across disciplines and linguistic borders, this book highlights revolutionary moments in Europe, the United States and the Caribbean between the mid-eighteenth century and the revolutions of ... More

Shakespeare and Latinidad

Shakespeare and Latinidad

Trevor Boffone and Carla Della Gatta (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474488488
eISBN:
9781399501972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474488488.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare and Latinidad is a curated collection of scholarly and practitioner essays in the field of Latinx theatre that specifically focuses on adaptations and appropriations of Shakespeare’s ... More

Sino-EnchantmentThe Fantastic in Contemporary Chinese Cinemas

Sino-Enchantment: The Fantastic in Contemporary Chinese Cinemas

Kenneth Chan and Andrew Stuckey (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474460842
eISBN:
9781399501644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460842.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Although Chinese film audiences, including those in the PRC, Taiwan and Hong Kong, have always maintained a foundational cultural interest in the fantastic, this trend has dramatically increased over ... More

Transcendent God, Rational WorldA Maturidi Theology

Transcendent God, Rational World: A Maturidi Theology

Ramon Harvey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474451642
eISBN:
9781399501767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451642.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is a constructive theological work that builds on the Māturīdī tradition of kalām, which is one of the main schools of Sunnī theology in Islam. It advances scholarship in three main ... More

Virgil's English TranslatorsCivil Wars to Restoration

Virgil's English Translators: Civil Wars to Restoration

Ian Calvert

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474475648
eISBN:
9781399501897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475648.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book considers the writers who translated Virgil into English during the civil wars, Interregnum and early years of the Stuart Restoration (c. 1636–c. 1661). It argues that these writers ... More

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