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Gresford: The Anatomy of a Disaster

Stanley Williamson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238928
eISBN:
9781846313240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313240
Subject:
History, Social History

The worst disaster of the North Wales coalfield, and one of the worst in the history of the British mining industry, occurred in 1934, killing 256 men and devastating a small community. This book ... More


Construction Industry Recovery

in Rebuilding Mostar: Urban Reconstruction in a War Zone

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239031
eISBN:
9781846313905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313905.012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses efforts to revive Mostar's damaged construction industry. It covers the creation of a construction equipment pool, technical training centre, and building materials testing ... More


Collective Responsibilities: The Arts Council, Community Arts and the Music Industry in Ireland

Rob Strachan and Marion Leonard

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the results of a study of the music industry in Dublin to highlight the social value of ‘grassroots’ music-making. It considers how various forms and practices of popular music ... More


Economic History, 1830–19961

Derek Winterbottom

in The Modern Period 1830–1999: A New History of the Isle of Man Volume 5

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237167
eISBN:
9781846313653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237167.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the economic history of the Isle of Man from 1830 to 1996, which, it explains, can be divided into five main phases. These include the period from 1830 to 1863, in which most of ... More


Economic Growth in Spanish America in the Hapsburg Period

in The Economic Aspects of Spanish Imperialism in America, 1492–1810

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235521
eISBN:
9781846313011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313011.007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines economic growth in Spanish America under the Hapsburg empire, as reflected by the development of mining, agriculture, and industry within the region. It shows how Spanish ... More


A Short History of Brazilian Science Fiction Film and its Fight for Survival in a Rarified Atmosphere1

Alfredo Suppia

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In contrast to the US and Europe, Brazil lacks a tradition of science fiction research and criticism. The few, short-lived film studios have invested much more in comedies or realist dramas than in ... More


French Cycling: A Social and Cultural History

Hugh Dauncey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318351
eISBN:
9781846317859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317859
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book aims to provide a balanced and detailed analytical survey of the complex leisure activity, sport, and industry that is cycling in France. Identifying key events, practices, stakeholders and ... More


Writing at the Margins: Postcolonialism, Exoticism and the Politics of Cultural Value (from The Postcolonial Exotic)

Graham Huggan

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter reprints the introduction to The Postcolonial Exotic to set the stage for all of the Bourdieu-inspired approaches to postcolonial studies that will follow. Huggan shows how the ... More


Postcolonial Authorship Revisited (from Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace)

Sarah Brouillette

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses how postcolonial authors have positioned themselves within what Pierre Bourdieu described as the field of cultural production, emphasizing in particular the impact ... More


Frank Shaw and the founding of the ‘Scouse industry’

in Scouse: A Social and Cultural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318399
eISBN:
9781846317781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317781.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the appearance and consolidation of Scouse as a linguistic term. It focuses on the role played by Frank Shaw in the founding of the ‘Scouse industry’. The chapter describes ... More


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