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Beginning Postmodernism

Tim Woods

The first volume of Manchester University Press' 'Beginnings' series, which is based on Peter Barry's critically etc...

The fantasy fiction formula

Deborah Chester

There's more to writing a successful fantasy story than building a unique world or inventing a new type of magic. From the wr etc...

Indispensable immigrants

The wine porters of northern Italy and their saint, 1200–1800

Lester Little

Indispensable immigrants recreates the world of peasants who streamed into the cities of late medieval and early modern northern etc...

Indispensable immigrants

The wine porters of northern Italy and their saint, 1200–1800

Lester Little

Indispensable immigrants recreates the world of peasants who streamed into the cities of late medieval and early modern northern etc...

‘Ten Pound Poms’

A life history of British postwar emigration to Australia

A. James Hammerton, Alistair Thomson

More than a million Britons emigrated to Australia between the 1940s and 1970s. They were the famous 'ten pound Poms' and etc...

Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of England

Years in the making

Series edited by Alexander Smith, Cathrine Degnen

Seeking to explore what it means to grow older in contemporary Britain from the perspective of older people themselves, this rich etc...

An Anglican British world

The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790–1860

Joseph Hardwick. Series edited by Andrew S. Thompson, John Mackenzie

This book looks at how that oft-maligned institution, the Anglican Church, coped with mass migration from Britain in the first ha etc...

An Anglican British world

The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790–1860

Joseph Hardwick. Series edited by Andrew S. Thompson, John Mackenzie

This book looks at how that oft-maligned institution, the Anglican Church, coped with mass migration from Britain in the first ha etc...

Between earth and heaven

Liminality and the Ascension of Christ in Anglo-Saxon literature

Series edited by Anke Bernau, Johanna Kramer

Between earth and heaven examines the teaching of the theology of Christ's ascension in Anglo-Saxon literature, offering the etc...

Collections XVI

Series edited by Eugene Giddens

Collections XVI contains new documentary evidence concerning Luminalia, the anonymous Shrovetide masque of 1638, and theatrical r etc...

Holy motherhood

Gender, dynasty and visual culture in the later middle ages

Series edited by Steve Rigby, Elizabeth L'Estrange

This study brings images of holy motherhood and childbearing into the centre of an art-historical enquiry, showing how images wor etc...

Indispensable immigrants

The wine porters of northern Italy and their saint, 1200–1800

Lester Little

Indispensable immigrants recreates the world of peasants who streamed into the cities of late-medieval and early modern northern etc...

Peacemaking in the Middle Ages

Principles and practice

Series edited by Steve Rigby, J. E. M. Benham

Peacemaking in the Middle Ages explores the making of peace in the late-twelfth and early thirteenth centuries based on the exper etc...

Soliman and Perseda, by Thomas Kyd

Edited by Lukas Erne

Soliman and Perseda, written c. 1588 and first published in 1592 or 1593, is a late Elizabethan romantic tragedy by Thomas Kyd, a etc...

The Honest Man's Fortune

Series edited by Grace Ioppolo

This edition of The Honest Man's Fortune, a play co-written by John Fletcher, Nathan Field, and Philip Massinger for the Lady etc...
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