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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

Armenians Beyond DiasporaMaking Lebanon their Own

Armenians Beyond Diaspora: Making Lebanon their Own

Tsolin Nalbantian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474458566
eISBN:
9781474480703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458566.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

A socio-political and cultural history of the Armenians in Cold War Lebanon, this book argues that Armenians around the world – in the face of the Genocide, and despite the absence of an independent ... 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

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

Consuming ImagesFilm Art and the American Television Commercial

Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial

Gary D. Rhodes and Robert Singer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460682
eISBN:
9781474481083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460682.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The American television commercial exhibits an aesthetic and historical dynamic linking it directly to cinematic and media cultures. Consuming Images: Film Art and the American TelevisionCommercial ... More

Contested LiberalismsMartineau, Dickens and the Victorian Press

Contested Liberalisms: Martineau, Dickens and the Victorian Press

Iain Crawford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453134
eISBN:
9781474481182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453134.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Contested Liberalisms corrects a long-standing critical narrative of the relationship between Harriet Martineau and Charles Dickens. That narrative has occluded the importance of Martineau’s ... 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

Disordered ViolenceHow Gender, Race and Heteronormativity Structure Terrorism

Disordered Violence: How Gender, Race and Heteronormativity Structure Terrorism

Caron Gentry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474424806
eISBN:
9781474480574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424806.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Disordered Violence argues that neither mainstream nor critical Terrorism Studies scholarship goes far enough in interrogating the structures that determine how terrorism is understood and therefore ... More

Dreaming of Freedom in South AfricaLiterature Between Critique and Utopia

Dreaming of Freedom in South Africa: Literature Between Critique and Utopia

David Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474430210
eISBN:
9781474481151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430210.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Dreaming of Freedom in South Africa examines for the first time the many different texts imagining the future after the end of apartheid. Focused on well-known and obscure literary texts from the ... More

EnsemblanceThe Transnational Genealogy of Esprit de Corps

Ensemblance: The Transnational Genealogy of Esprit de Corps

Luis de Miranda

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454193
eISBN:
9781474480864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454193.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book provides the first ever transnational and longue-durée intellectual history of a highly influential but largely understudied modern phrase: esprit de corps. A strong attachment and ... More

European IntegrationHistorical Trajectories, Geopolitical Contexts

European Integration: Historical Trajectories, Geopolitical Contexts

Johann P. Arnason

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455893
eISBN:
9781474480604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455893.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Different understandings of European integration, its background and present problems are represented in this book, but they share an emphasis on historical processes, geopolitical dynamics and ... More

Felix Guattari's Schizoanalytic Ecology

Felix Guattari's Schizoanalytic Ecology

Hanjo Berressem

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474450751
eISBN:
9781474480833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450751.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Félix Guattari’s Schizoanalytic Ecology argues that Guattari’s ecosophy, which it regards as a ‘schizoanalytic ecology’ or ‘schizoecology’ for short, is the most consistent conceptual spine of ... More

Gilles Deleuze's Luminous Philosophy

Gilles Deleuze's Luminous Philosophy

Hanjo Berressem

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474450713
eISBN:
9781474480840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450713.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Providing a comprehensive reading of Deleuzian philosophy, Gilles Deleuze’s Luminous Philosophy argues that this philosophy’s most consistent conceptual spine and figure of thought is its inherent ... More

Imperial Visions of Late ByzantiumManuel II Palaiologos and Rhetoric in Purple

Imperial Visions of Late Byzantium: Manuel II Palaiologos and Rhetoric in Purple

Florin Leonte

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474441032
eISBN:
9781474480666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441032.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Manuel II Palaiologos was not only a Byzantine emperor but also a remarkably prolific rhetorician and theologian. His oeuvre included letters, treatises, dialogues, short poems and orations. This ... More

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

Israel/PalestineBorder Representations in Literature and Film

Israel/Palestine: Border Representations in Literature and Film

Drew Paul

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474456128
eISBN:
9781474480727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456128.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since the early 1990s, Israel has greatly expanded a system checkpoints, walls and other barriers in the West Bank and Gaza that restrict Palestinian mobility. As a result, such border spaces have ... More

Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914Claiming the Homeland

Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914: Claiming the Homeland

Louis A. Fishman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453998
eISBN:
9781474480758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453998.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Uncovering a history buried by competing nationalist narratives (Jewish, Arab and Palestinian) this book looks at how the late Ottoman era set the stage for the on-going Palestinian-Israeli conflict ... 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

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

Outlaws and SpiesLegal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Conor McCarthy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Outlawry and espionage would seem to be quite different phenomena, rarely discussed together. This book argues that they have something in common - that both involve exclusion from law. Challenging ... More

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