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Dividing the nation and causing massive political change, the English Civil War remains one of the most decisive and dramatic conflicts of English history. Lawrence Stone's account of the factors leading up to the deposition of Charles I in 1642 is widely regarded as a classic in the field.…
Paperback – 2017-04-27
The Iliad and Beowulf provide rich sources of historical information. The novels of Henry Fielding and Henry James may be instructive in the art of moral living. Some go further and argue that Emile Zola and Harriet Beecher Stowe played a part in ameliorating the lives of those existing in harsh…
Paperback – 2017-04-27
Since its first publication over forty years ago Marshall Sahlins's Stone Age Economics has established itself as a classic of modern anthropology and arguably one of the founding works of anthropological economics. Ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively,…
Paperback – 2017-04-25
Patrick Wilcken discusses highly influential work from Claude Lévi-Strauss
Does Butler's Gender Trouble still apply to current gender issues? Read our Q&A with Dr Nina Power below for her take. You can also check out this excerpt from the text, Preface and Chapter One: Subjects of Sex/Gender/Desire, and Butler's recent interview withThe New York Times' George Yancy, What’s Wrong With ‘All Lives Matter’?.
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On 17 May 2017 we celebrated the publication of The Singularity of Literature at Blackwell’s Bookshop in Edinburgh. At this event reknowned literary theorist Professor Derek Attridge joined Professor Penny Fielding and Alex Thomson to discuss questions relating to the central themes in the book.
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