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Adam Ferguson and the Idea of Civil SocietyMoral Science in the Scottish Enlightenment

Adam Ferguson and the Idea of Civil Society: Moral Science in the Scottish Enlightenment

Craig Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413275
eISBN:
9781474460187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413275.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Adam Ferguson was a Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and a leading member of the Scottish Enlightenment. A friend of David Hume and Adam Smith, Ferguson was among the ... More

Blogging from EgyptDigital Literature, 2005-2016

Blogging from Egypt: Digital Literature, 2005-2016

Teresa Pepe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474433990
eISBN:
9781474460231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433990.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Six years before the Egyptian revolution of January 2011, many young Egyptians had resorted to blogging as a means of self-expression and literary creativity. Some of these bloggers have not only ... More

Cemberlitas Hamami in IstanbulThe Biographical Memoir of a Turkish Bath

Cemberlitas Hamami in Istanbul: The Biographical Memoir of a Turkish Bath

Nina Macaraig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474434102
eISBN:
9781474460262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434102.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Bathhouses (hamams) play a prominent role in Turkish culture, because of their architectural value and social function as places of hygiene, relaxation and interaction. As architectural spaces, ... More

Chinese Stardom in Participatory Cyberculture

Chinese Stardom in Participatory Cyberculture

Dorothy Wai Sim Lau

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474430333
eISBN:
9781474460040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430333.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As Chinese performers have become more visible on global screens, their professional images – once the preserve of studios and agents – have been increasingly relayed and reworked by film fans. Web ... More

Cinema, If You PleaseThe Memory of Taste, the Taste of Memory

Cinema, If You Please: The Memory of Taste, the Taste of Memory

Murray Pomerance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474428682
eISBN:
9781474460057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428682.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema is a prime example of contemporary experience. However, film viewers seem infrequently to express their engagement with this experience in terms of rapt pleasure or plain delight. This book ... More

The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

Lisa Disch, Mathijs van de Sande, and Nadia Urbinati (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442602
eISBN:
9781474459860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442602.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the first edited volume to provide a comprehensive introduction and a critical exploration of the constructivist turn in political representation. Divided into three thematic parts, the 13 ... More

Democratic BiopoliticsPopular Sovereignty and the Power of Life

Democratic Biopolitics: Popular Sovereignty and the Power of Life

Sergei Prozorov

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474449342
eISBN:
9781474459839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449342.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Contemporary studies of biopolitics tend to assume that the rise of biopolitical governance entails the eclipse of democracy. The abstract egalitarianism of democratic government appears to be ... More

Filming the Children's BookAdapting Metafiction

Filming the Children's Book: Adapting Metafiction

Casie Hermansson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413565
eISBN:
9781474460088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413565.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Children’s metafictions have their roots in literacy pedagogy and entertainment, and remain enormously popular both with authors, readers, and teachers. But they pose a number of unique challenges to ... More

Frederick Douglass and Scotland, 1846Living an Antislavery Life

Frederick Douglass and Scotland, 1846: Living an Antislavery Life

Alasdair Pettinger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474444255
eISBN:
9781474459686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444255.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Frederick Douglass (1818–95) was not the only fugitive from American slavery to visit Scotland before the Civil War, but he was the best known and his impact was far-reaching. In 1846 his stunning ... More

Global Justice and Climate GovernanceBridging Theory and Practice

Global Justice and Climate Governance: Bridging Theory and Practice

Alix Dietzel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474437912
eISBN:
9781474459891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book evaluates the global response to climate change from a cosmopolitan justice perspective. Going above and beyond existing studies, Alix Dietzel neatly illustrates that climate justice theory ... More

Illicit and Unnatural PracticesThe Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900

Roger Davidson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474441193
eISBN:
9781474459877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441193.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book seeks to chart how the Scottish legal system responded to what were deemed ‘illicit and unnatural practices’ after 1900. Using a wide range of prosecution and trial records, along with more ... More

Intelligence and Metadrama in the Early Modern Theatre

Intelligence and Metadrama in the Early Modern Theatre

Bill Angus

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474432917
eISBN:
9781474459648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432917.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Intelligence and in the Early Modern Theatre explores intrinsic connections between early modern intelligencers and metadrama in the plays of Shakespeare’s contemporaries. It offers insight into why ... More

Islam, Christianity and the Realms of the MiraculousA Comparative Exploration

Islam, Christianity and the Realms of the Miraculous: A Comparative Exploration

Ian Richard Netton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748699063
eISBN:
9781474460248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699063.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

What is a miracle? Who believes in their possibility? What is the historical context within which they emerge?These and related questions have vexed, puzzled and, indeed, enthused scholars and ... More

Journeys on ScreenTheory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Journeys on Screen: Theory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Louis Bayman and Natália Pinazza (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474421836
eISBN:
9781474460118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421836.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This collection seeks to position the journey as a persistent presence across cinema, and fundamental to its position within modernity. It addresses the innovative appeal of journey narratives from ... More

Judging from ExperienceLaw, Praxis, Humanities

Judging from Experience: Law, Praxis, Humanities

Jeanne Gaakeer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442480
eISBN:
9781474460286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442480.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Judging from Experience forms part of Law and Literature and/or, more broadly, Law and Humanities, the interdisciplinary movement in legal theory that focuses on the various bonds of law, language ... More

Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture

Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture

Chris Mourant

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439459
eISBN:
9781474459730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439459.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Katherine Mansfield’s contemporaries knew her primarily as a contributor to magazines and periodicals. In 1922, for instance, Wyndham Lewis described her as ‘the famous New Zealand Mag.-story ... More

Migration and ModernitiesThe State of Being Stateless, 1750-1850

Migration and Modernities: The State of Being Stateless, 1750-1850

JoEllen DeLucia and Juliet Shields (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474440349
eISBN:
9781474459679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440349.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Migration and Modernities recovers a comparative literary history of migration by bringing together scholars from the US and Europe to explore the connections between migrant experiences and the ... More

Modernism, Space and the CityOutsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Modernism, Space and the City: Outsiders and Affect in Paris, Vienna, Berlin, and London

Andrew Thacker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780748633470
eISBN:
9781474459754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633470.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This innovative book examines the development of modernism in four European cities: London, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna. Focusing upon how literary and cultural outsiders represented various spaces in ... More

Modernist Life HistoriesBiological Theory and The Experimental Bildungsroman

Modernist Life Histories: Biological Theory and The Experimental Bildungsroman

Daniel Aureliano Newman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439619
eISBN:
9781474459716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439619.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Modernist Life Histories explores how new biological models of embryonic development in the first half of the twentieth century helped inspire new kinds of coming-of-age plots. Focusing on novels by ... More

A Multi-locus Analysis of Arabic NegationMicro-variation in Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic

A Multi-locus Analysis of Arabic Negation: Micro-variation in Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic

Ahmad Alqassas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474433143
eISBN:
9781474460156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433143.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book studies the micro-variation in the syntax of negation of Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic. By including new and recently published data that support key issues for the syntax of ... More

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