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The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

The Interaction of Borrowing and Word Formation

Pius ten Hacken and Renáta Panocová (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474448208
eISBN:
9781474481120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448208.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

When a new name is necessary for a concept, word formation and borrowing are possible ways to produce one. As such, they are in competition for the creation of neologisms. However, borrowings can ... More

Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle EastAn Historical Perspective

Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: An Historical Perspective

Daniella Talmon-Heller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460965
eISBN:
9781474480772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460965.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Focusing on the construction of sanctity and its manifestations in individual devotions, formal ceremonies and communal rites, this book offers a fresh perspective on religious culture in the ... More

Secularism in the Arab WorldContexts, Ideas and Consequences

Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Aziz al-Azmeh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a study of secularisation and secularism in the Arab World, between middle of the nineteenth century and the end of the twentieth. It approaches the its subject in the modern ... More

Conceiving Desire in Lyly and ShakespeareMetaphor, Cognition and Eros

Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: Metaphor, Cognition and Eros

Gillian Knoll

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474428521
eISBN:
9781474481175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428521.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare explores the role of the mind in creating erotic experience on the early modern stage. To “conceive” desire is to acknowledge the generative potential of the ... More

Dialectics of ImprovementScottish Romanticism, 1786-1831

Dialectics of Improvement: Scottish Romanticism, 1786-1831

Gerard Lee McKeever

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474441674
eISBN:
9781474481144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441674.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book develops new insight into the idea of progress as improvement as the basis for an approach to literary Romanticism in the Scottish context. With chapter case studies covering poetry, short ... More

Making War on BodiesMilitarisation, Aesthetics and Embodiment in International Politics

Making War on Bodies: Militarisation, Aesthetics and Embodiment in International Politics

Catherine Baker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474446181
eISBN:
9781474480598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446181.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This vibrant collection of essays reveals the intimate politics of how people with a wide range of relationships to war identify with, and against, the military and its gendered and racialised norms. ... More

Caught In-BetweenIntermediality in Contemporary Eastern European and Russian Cinema

Caught In-Between: Intermediality in Contemporary Eastern European and Russian Cinema

Ágnes Petho (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474435499
eISBN:
9781474481076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435499.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This collection of essays explores intermediality as a new perspective in the interpretation of the cinemas that have emerged after the collapse of the former Eastern Bloc. As an aesthetic based on a ... More

Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Literary Manuscript Culture in Romantic Britain

Michelle Levy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474457064
eISBN:
9781474481205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457064.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Although we have more literary manuscripts from the Romantic period than for any previous period, these manuscripts have been consulted chiefly for the textual evidence they provide. This book begins ... More

Roman Law before the Twelve TablesAn Interdisciplinary Approach

Roman Law before the Twelve Tables: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Sinclair W. Bell and Paul J. du Plessis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474443968
eISBN:
9781474480635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443968.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Bringing together a team of international experts from different subject areas – including law, history, archaeology and anthropology – this book re-evaluates the traditional narratives surrounding ... More

The Administration of Justice in Medieval EgyptFrom the 7th to the 12th Century

The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Yaacov Lev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book discusses how justice was administrated and applied in medieval Egypt. The model that evolved during the early middle ages involved four judicial institutions: the cadi, the court of ... More

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