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Animal WorldsFilm, Philosophy and Time

Animal Worlds: Film, Philosophy and Time

Laura McMahon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474446389
eISBN:
9781474464710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446389.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on a recent wave of international art cinema, Animal Worlds offers the first sustained analysis of the relations between cinematic time and animal life. Through an aesthetic of extended ... More

Arabs in the Early Islamic EmpireExploring al-Azd Tribal Identity

Arabs in the Early Islamic Empire: Exploring al-Azd Tribal Identity

Brian Ulrich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474436793
eISBN:
9781474464857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436793.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Examining a single broad tribal identity - al-Azd - from pre-Islamic Arabia through the Umayyad and into the early Abbasid era, this book notes the ways it was continually refashioned over that time. ... More

Art, Allegory and the Rise of Shi'ism in Iran, 1487-1565

Art, Allegory and the Rise of Shi'ism in Iran, 1487-1565

Chad Kia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450386
eISBN:
9781474464864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450386.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Some of the world’s most exquisite medieval paintings, from late fifteenth-century Herat and the early Safavid workshops, illustrate well-known episodes of popular romances––like Leyla & Majnun––that ... More

Blood in the StreetsHistories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema

Blood in the Streets: Histories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema

Austin Fisher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474411721
eISBN:
9781474464727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411721.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Blood in the Streets investigates the various ways in which 1970s Italian crime films were embedded in their immediate cultural and political contexts. The book analyses the emergence, proliferation ... More

Commemorating PeterlooViolence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Michael Demson and Regina Hewitt (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474428569
eISBN:
9781474465007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428569.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Two hundred years after the massacre of peaceful protestors who had gathered in St Peter's Field, Manchester, to hear 'Orator' Henry Hunt speak for Parliamentary Reform, this volume brings together ... More

The Contemporary WesternAn American Genre Post 9/11

The Contemporary Western: An American Genre Post 9/11

John White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474427920
eISBN:
9781474464765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427920.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The September 11th attacks in 2001 and the subsequent ‘War on Terror’ have had a profound effect on American cinema, and the contemporary Western reflects this situation. This book explores the ... More

Critiquing Sovereign ViolenceLaw, Biopolitics, Bio-Juridicalism

Critiquing Sovereign Violence: Law, Biopolitics, Bio-Juridicalism

Gavin Rae

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474445283
eISBN:
9781474465144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445283.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Sovereign violence is a dominant issue in contemporary political theory and has attracted much attention from proponents of critical theory, biopolitics, post-structuralism, and deconstruction. While ... More

Deleuze and Anarchism

Deleuze and Anarchism

Chantelle Gray van Heerden and Aragorn Eloff (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474439077
eISBN:
9781474465151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439077.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Both the philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari, and anarchism, have gained more academic interest over the past decades. Many authors have also recognised an anarchist sensibility in Deleuze and ... More

Dialectical EncountersContemporary Turkish Muslim Thought in Dialogue

Dialectical Encounters: Contemporary Turkish Muslim Thought in Dialogue

Taraneh Wilkinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474441537
eISBN:
9781474464871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441537.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Discussions of Turkish Islam are still frequently dominated by political considerations and dualistic paradigms: modern vs. traditional, secular vs. religious. Yet there exists a body of Muslim ... More

Evil in the Western Philosophical Tradition

Evil in the Western Philosophical Tradition

Gavin Rae

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474445320
eISBN:
9781474465205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445320.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

While Western moral, philosophical, and theological thought has historically privileged the good, this has been accompanied by profound, if subterranean, interest in evil. This book charts a history ... More

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