B. Hopkins (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)
Examines the evolution of the modern Afghan state in the shadow of Britain's imperial presence in South Asia during the first half of the nineteenth century, and challenges the staid assumptions that the Afghans were little more than pawns in a ...
Julie Holledge, Jonathan Bollen, Frode Helland (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book addresses a deceptively simple question: what accounts for the global success of A Doll's House , Henrik Ibsen's most popular play?
Rick Honings (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book maps the history of literary celebrity from the early nineteenth century to the present, paying special attention to the authors' crafting of their writerly self as well as the afterlife of their public image.
Thomas F. DeFrantz, Philipa Rothfield, Thomas F. de Frantz (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book renews thinking about the moving body by drawing on dance practice and performance from across the world.
Valerie Mainz (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book examines a range of visual images of military recruitment to explore changing notions of glory, or of gloire, during the French Revolution.
Hazel Marsh (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)
Unlike much of the literature on Venezuela in the Chávez period, this book shifts focus away from 'top down' perspectives to examine how Venezuelan folksinger Alí Primera (1942-1985)
Thomas A. Fudgé (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2021)
This book examines the broad varieties of religious belief, religious practices, and the influence of religion within medieval society. Religion in the Middle Ages was not monolithic. Medieval religion and the Latin Church are not synonymous.
Milos Debnár (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2021)
This book analyzes the increase in contemporary European migration to Japan, its causes and the lives of Europeans in Japan.
Elaine M. McGirr (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book explores the multiple portrayals of the actor and theatre manager Colley Cibber, king of the dunces, professional fop, defacer of Shakespeare and the cruel and unforgiving father of Charlotte Charke.
Francis K.H. So (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2021)
This collection conceptualizes the question of rulership in past centuries, incorporating such diverse disciplines as archaeology, art history, history, literature and psychoanalysis to illustrate how kings and queens ruled in Europe from the ...
John J. Metzler (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2021)
This book presents a cogent but comprehensive review of Taiwan's socio-economic transformation from a Japanese colony to a thriving East Asian mini-state. Since the 1980's, Taiwan has primarily been viewed as a thriving economic model.
Danny O'Connor (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book is a radical re-appraisal of the poetry of Ted Hughes, placing him in the context of continental theorists such as Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida and Slavoj Zizek to address the traumas of his work.
Klaus Benesch, François Specq (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2021)
This book gathers together an array of international scholars, critics, and artists concerned with the issue of walking as a theme in modern literature, philosophy, and the arts.
M. Schinkel (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
Exploring the way in which criminal punishment is interpreted and narrated by offenders, this book examines the meaning offenders ascribe to their sentence and the consequences of this for future desistance.
Xiaodong Lin, Chris Haywood, Mairtin Mac an Ghaill (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book provides a fresh and contemporary take on the study of men and masculinity. It highlights new and exciting approaches to sexuality, desire, men and masculinity in East Asian contexts, focusing on the interconnections between them.
Jing Gu, Alex Shankland, Anuradha Chenoy (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book offers a comprehensive comparative perspective on the increasingly significant development cooperation activities of the BRICS.
Simon Robinson (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book explores the role of integrity in business and discusses why all leaders seek to have it. The author argues that it is less about 'having' integrity as an attribute, and more about practising it.
J. Goodare, L. Martin, J. Miller (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)
This pioneering collection concentrates on witchcraft beliefs rather than witch-hunting. It ranges widely across areas of popular belief, culture and ritual practice, as well as dealing with intellectual life and incorporating regional and ...
Wendy Harcourt (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
As part of the emerging new research on civic innovation, this book explores how sexual politics and gender relations play out in feminist struggles around body politics in Brazil, Colombia, India, Iran, Mexico, Nepal, Turkey, Nicaragua, as well as ...
F. Müller (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2002)
Disraeli claimed that no country suffered more from the foundation of the German Reich than England. Bismarck's empire of 1871 did not, however, strike like a bolt from the blue. The question of German unity had been brewing for decades.
A. Prazmowska (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)
This challenging new work uses archival research to examine Poland's government in exile during the Second World War as it sought both to fight against the advances of Germany and the Soviet Union, and to prepare for the moment when it would once ...
Monika Kostera, Michael Pirson (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This important book focuses on the role of human dignity, its protection and promotion in the context of organization and Humanistic Management.
Lucy Fiske (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book builds a compelling picture of injustices inside immigration detention centers, within the context of the rise of the use of immigration detention in the Global North.
S. Malesevic (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)
Despite profound disagreement on whether identities are essential or existential, primordial or constructed, singular or multiple, there is little dispute over whether identities exist or not.
S. Abraham (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)
Abraham argues that a theological imagination can expand the contours of postcolonial theory through a reexamination of notions of subjectivity, gender, and violence in a dialogical model with Karl Rahner.
M. Hori (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)
This new, corpus-driven approach to the study of language and style of literary texts makes use of the Dickens' 4.6 million-word corpus for a detailed examination of patterns of lexical collocations.
Erik de Haan (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)
The content and role of working have changed in significant ways as a result of new technologies and broader social and organisational changes.
Kate Douglas, Anna Poletti (Springer Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This book considers the largely under-recognised contribution that young writers have made to life writing genres such as memoir, letter writing and diaries, as well as their innovative use of independent and social media.